Louisiana QB takes unofficial visit to Mizzou

One of Louisiana's top quarterbacks made an unofficial visit to the University of Missouri on Saturday for the Tiger's football practice and scrimmage. The Lake Charles Sam Houston High School quarterback Orlan Lockhart appeared to enjoyed his visit to Mizzou. InsideMizzou.com has the latest on all the recruits in attendance Saturday at the Tiger's scrimmage.

One of Louisiana's top quarterbacks made an unofficial visit to the University of Missouri on Saturday for the Tiger's football practice and scrimmage.

The Lake Charles Sam Houston High School quarterback Orlan Lockhart appeared to enjoyed his visit to Mizzou.

"It was a great visit," Lockhart told InsideMizzou.com Saturday evening. "They really have tremendous facilities. Probably the nicest I have seen of all the schools I have visited."

The 6-foot-2, 200-pound athlete who runs a 4.64 forty, passed for over 1,900 yards and added another 500 yards rushing for a total of 32 touchdowns. These numbers earned him District Offensive MVP and second team All-State honors.

Currently Lockhart doesn't have any official offers but is being recruited by several schools including the University of Missouri. Other schools of interest include Tulsa, LSU, Stanford, Kansas State, TCU and ULL.

"I have made visits to TCU, LSU, Kansas State and ULL," Lockhart said. "My mother and I will fly to Stanford tomorrow for a visit."

Lockhart was impressed with the Tiger coaching staff and is intrigued by the Missouri offense.

"I really like Coach (David) Yost a lot," Lockhart said. "He has been wanting me to come up for a visit, all the coaches were really nice. Their offense is one that any quarterback would love to play in."

Lockhart hopes to attend a summer camp in Columbia and is hoping an offer could be on its way. According to the talented signal caller, he is going to wait and see before choosing any favorites.

"I want to see who comes down and watches my spring practices, that will show me who is really interested in me," Lockhart said. "Coach Yost said that he plans on coming down this spring."

While Lockhart didn't name a favorite he did admit that Mizzou ranks high on his list.

"They are definitely up there," Lockhart said. "Missouri is a great school, I would love to go to school there."


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