It appears that Missouri is keeping its options open when it comes to recruiting a quarterback for the future.
A dual threat athlete Jeremy Johnson has received an official offer from the Tigers, and according to the standout signal caller, Missouri is definitely recruiting him as a quarterback. The Tigers aren't the only ones, currently Johnson has offers from TCU, Baylor, West Virginia, Houston and Missouri.
"Everyone is recruiting me as a quarterback except for Baylor," Johnson told InsideMizzou.com Sunday night. "I like Missouri's offense, I know they have some talented athletes to get the ball to."
Although Johnson admits not knowing a whole lot about the Missouri program, there is one Tiger football player he is very familiar with.
"Sean Weatherspoon played high school ball with my brother," Johnson said. "We have watched several Missouri games so we could see him play, the Tigers are impressive."
Johnson, a 6-foot-2, 185-pound athlete who runs a 4.38 forty, passed for 1,887 yards and rushed for another 732 yards on the ground. He scored over 25 touchdowns enroute to earning MVP District and All State honors.
Does Johnson have an early favorite?
How much interest does Johnson have in Missouri?
"I want to get to know their coaches better," Johnson said. "I wouldn't mind taking an unofficial visit up there and check things out."
Johnson made one thing clear, he definitely wants to play quarterback at the next level.
"There is no doubt about that," Johnson said. "I will go to a school that wants me to be their signal caller."
Johnson plans on attending a Nike Camp this summer and possibly the SBU camp.