London Davis Reconsidering Missouri?

It was slightly surprising when London Davis abruptly committed to MU this summer after listing several other schools as his favorites. On Tuesday afternoon, rumors began to swirl that the tight end from Cahokia, Illinois, had switched his commitment to one of those schools –home-state Illinois. InsideMizzou caught up with Davis to check on the rumors and found that this is one to keep an eye on.


"No, I didn't switch my commitment to Illinois," Davis said, laughing.

But he also didn't guarantee that he'll be a Tiger.

"I'm sticking with Mizzou because that's the school I committed to, but my recruiting process is still open," he said. "I'm still looking at the U of I and Kansas State, but nobody else."

Davis, a 6-4, 255-pound senior rated the No. 39 tight end in the nation, has not taken any visits this season. He'll unofficially visit Missouri for the Texas tech game and then plans to set up an official for November. Around then, he'll also take officials to K-State and Illinois.

He said he talks frequently to his recruiter at MU, Cornell Ford, and has been excited by the team's success. He said he's made it clear to everyone involved where he stands on his commitment and recruitment.

"Mizzou is a great place. I root for Mizzou all day long. What are they, number 11 now?" said Davis, who has caught four touchdown passes for a 5-2 team. "Coach Ford is a cool dude. I love all the coaches at Mizzou. They never promised me a starting spot or promised me anything other than that I would have a chance, and I love that about them.

"I just want to keep my options open in case I have a change of heart."

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