St. Louis Parkway North OT Anthony Gatti 6'6" 280lbs committed to Missouri back in July after also considering Wisconsin and Ole Miss. The three year varsity starter was having a tremendous senior season before suffering serious knee injury.
Anthony took his official visit to Missouri this past weekend and fills us in on the trip and his coming plans enter college early.
‘The visit went great. I liked it a lot." Gatti said. ‘I got there on Friday and we had a big dinner. Walked around campus and hung out with the team. There is great team chemistry. I really liked the players. It seems like everyone is friends on the team."
Gatti continued on about his visit.
"We got a chance to watch practice, which was cool, and I talked to my position coach, Coach Walker. That was good,too. They like my foot quickness and plan on having me play right tackle.Then later on Me, Tyler (Gabbert), Lucas Vincent and Nick Demien also hung out at Blaine's (Gabbert) place."said Gatti.
Despite the knee injury being pretty serious, Anthony showed know signs of a limp or trouble walking around.
"The knee is doing well. It feels good. Surgery went well and I am rehabbing it. I will continue to rehab it when I get to Mizzou in January and should be ready for spring ball."
Gatti plans on graduating early so he can enroll at Missouri for next semester.
" That's the plan. I will arrive at Mizzou and work out and get ready for spring. Me and Tyler know each other pretty well since we are both Parkway guys. The plan is for us to room together up there."