As you may remember, Sunderland told us that he is familiar with the Missouri Football program, as his cousin, Sean Weatherspoon, was an All-American LB at Missouri. Sunderland also informed us last June that he was high on Missouri.
Fast-forward to January, 2014, and ShowMeMizzou.com once again spoke with Sunderland, fresh off of his participation in the U.S Army All-American National Combine.
Sunderland reported that he ran a 4.56-second 40-yard dash at the National Combine earlier this month, to go along with a 35" vertical jump.
Sunderland said that Missouri Assistant Coach Josh Henson has been speaking to Sunderland's high school coach, Jason Sexton. Sunderland said that Coach Sexton and Coach Henson are former teammates at Oklahoma State, and that they are "best friends".
Sunderland said that he will attend Missouri's Junior Day on February 15, 2014.
"(Coach Sexton) said to me that (Missouri) is probably going to offer you," said Sunderland.
He talked about Missouri, saying that he saw most of Missouri's games on TV, including the Cotton Bowl.
"I was looking at Missouri, like, "I see you all"," said Sunderland. "And, I like how they play that defense, too."
Sunderland said that he and Coach Sexton have already taken a look at Missouri's depth chart at the safety position to see where he would fit in with the Tigers.