The Missouri Tigers passing offense has drawn the attention of many wide receivers in recent years, including two f the top high school wide receiver prospects in the country for the class of 2012 in Dorial Green-Beckham and Durron Neal.
The Tigers could be in the running for possibly the top Junior College receiver in this years class.
ShowMeMizzou.com spoke with Hutchinson (KS) community college WR Cordarrelle Patterson 6'4"202 4.4 forty, who has an offer from the Tigers, about his thoughts on Mizzou and his recruitment.
"I have an offer from Missouri that I have had for a little bit now," said Patterson." I have talked to coach from there and they are a good school."
The Junior College All-American, who caught 52 passes for 908 yards and 12 TDs as a freshman, and was also a standout return man for the Dragons by averaging 34.2 yards per kick return for over 400 yards and 2 TDs, while also averaging over 23 yards per punt return, says that Missouri is a school he will be considering as he recruitment goes along.
"I like their offense. They like to pass the ball and I am considering any school that I feel can get the ball. Missouri is one of those schools,"said Patterson.
He feels he is at his best with the ball in his hands.
"I catch the ball well and I feel like I can score a touchdown every time I have it. I use my speed and ability to run well."
The talented receiver, who also holds offers from Auburn,Georgia, Tennessee,Miami, Ole Miss, Texas Tech and Minnesota among others, plans on waiting until sometime during his sophomore season to make a decision after taking his official visits.
This summer though he will be making some unofficial stops, including a trip to Auburn this Friday. He is uncertain of what trips may follow after that.
"I have a nice group of schools that are standing out to me, but I'm not ready to break those down yet. I will take some visits and all my official visits and then narrow it down and decide. I am not in any rush."
Patterson hopes to graduate mid-year and transfer in December to join his new team for spring football.