More than a month ago, long-time Missouri recruit, 2014 WR prospect Dominique Booth 6’1” 200 Indianapolis (IN) Pike, named Alabama, Florida State, Tennessee, and Vanderbilt as his top four schools. During the interim, he also postponed making a final decision.
Now, the talented pass-catcher tells ShowMeMizzou.com that he’s not only taken a break from recruiting, but it also appears that he’s hit the reset button on his recruitment.
“I’ve been taking a step back from recruiting,” explained Booth, who said that he doesn’t have a current timeline for making a decision. “I’ve got to talk to my dad about opening things back up, and deciding if I’m going to go through all of my official (visits). I don’t even know about that right now.”
Booth is recuperating from a foot injury that has hampered him for about a year. He has been diagnosed with a stress reaction, which is the precursor to a stress fracture. He’s been placed in a protective boot for a few weeks, which will allow the injury to heal.
He’s looking forward to getting out of the boot and back on the field.
While he’s recuperating from his injury, Booth has also taken a time out from his recruitment. And, it appears that he’s also opening things back up a little.
“I had my top four,” explained Booth. “I mean, there are a few (other) schools that I’m open to right now. But it’s not (that many).”
Booth indicated that Missouri is one of those other schools.
“Missouri’s been recruiting me a long time,” explained Booth, who indicated that he’s very familiar with Missouri. “I know Coach Ford well. I talk to Coach Pinkel often. I mean, I’ve been there like five times.”
In addition to identifying Missouri as a school that he is considering, it appears that Booth is taking a break from his recruitment, a step back, as he described it. And, he plans to talk things over with his father before he resumes the task of choosing a school.
“I’m not opening up to everyone, just a couple of schools,” explained Booth, who said that he has grown tired of the recruiting process. “Pretty much, I’m just playing it by ear.”