ShowMeMizzou.com reported on junior college defensive end Eddie Heard's interest in the Mizzou football program several weeks ago. Now,The Missouri Tigers have picked up a great late addition to their 2014 football class and team as Laney (CA) College JC DE Eddie Heard 6'4" 240 has announced that he will be attending the University of Missouri.
"I am a Tiger!," Heard announced on his Twitter account.
Moments after, Heard spoke to ShowMeMizzou.com
"I'm a Missouri Tiger," said Heard, just minutes ago. "I feel great!"
He said that Coach Kool was excited when he gave him the news.
"He was fired up," said Heard, speaking of Missouri defensive line coach Craig Kuligowski. "He said he sees big things for me."
Heard said that the coaching staff was the deciding factor in his decision.
"Who I'm going to be playing for, and who I'm going to be playing against," said Heard, explaining the major factors in his decision.
Heard expects to enroll at Missouri and be on campus the first week of June.