Perkins To Missouri

The Missouri Tigers add their 12th known football commitment, as University City ATH Ronnell Perkins commits. spoke with St. Louis (MO) University City ATH Ronnell Perkins shortly after he committed to the Missouri Tigers

"I just made my decision to commit to Missouri a few minutes ago," said Perkins. "I told my coach about it. I haven't talked to Mizzou coaches yet, but I will be soon. I have practice at 3:30".

Perkins said Mizzou being close to home and the Tiger coaches made him pick Missouri.

"I loved it when I was up there. Missouri was always my top choice, but I talked to some friends I have on the team, and they helped convinced me that Mizzou was the place for me. I wanted to get it out of the way before the season, so now is a good time."

Perkins is a versatile athlete who excels both as a receiver and safety. He said Mizzou has recruited him as an athlete and he and they will decide on a position once he arrives there.

Ronnell is Missouri's 12th known commitment. He choose Missouri over Kentucky, Iowa, Purdue and others.

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