ShowMeMizzou.com spoke with Missouri offer and heavily-pursued, physical, 2016 safety prospect Chanse Sylvie 6’0” 186 Shreveport (LA) Calvary Baptist. Sylvie talked about his interest in Missouri, and he updated us the current status of his recruitment.
“I was blessed by the Missouri offer,” explained Sylvie. “I was thankful. Knowing that somebody from Shreveport went to Missouri, L’Damian Washington. It’s a great opportunity.”
Sylvie said he currently holds 29 offers, including offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Arkansas, Arkansas State, Army, Baylor, California, Colorado State, Houston, Indiana, Louisiana Tech, Louisiana-Lafayette, Miami (FL), Michigan, Mississippi State, Navy, Nebraska, Northwestern, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Ole Miss, SMU, TCU, Tennessee, Texas Tech, Tulane, Tulsa, Utah, and Vanderbilt, in addition to Missouri. He’s also talking to LSU.
“I don’t have any schools that are standing out, yet,” said Sylvie, who went on to say that he’s taken unofficial visits to Ole Miss, Tennessee, Oklahoma, TCU, and LSU.
Sylvie reports a personal best of 4.47 seconds in the 40-yard dash, to go along with a 4.01-second 5-10-5 shuttle, a 39” standing vertical, and a bench press maximum of 285 pounds. He also plays basketball, where his physicality allows him to play on the inside, and he participates in the long jump and triple jump in track. His personal best in the triple jump is 40 feet, and his personal best in the long jump is 19 feet.
Sylvie identified Missouri Assistant Coach Pat Washington as his primary recruiter. He said that he wants to visit Missouri whenever he can.
“I’ll have to talk to my parents about (taking a visit to Missouri),” explained Sylvie. “Coach Washington told me that the whole staff really likes me, and that he wants me to come for a visit whenever I can. He wants me to be a Missouri Tiger.”
Sylvie identified Missouri as one of the schools in which he is interested. He said that if he had a top 5, Missouri would be in it.
Sylvie said that he’d like to make a decision before his senior season, but he has yet to visit some of the schools in which he is interested.