Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Henry Josey


Fr., TB, 5-10, 180, Angleton, Texas (Angleton HS)

(Last name is pronounced JOE-see) … A very fluid athlete who starred as a running back and in a number of roles on defense for his high school program … Ranked by as the nation’s No. 39 overall prospect in the athlete category … Also rated by as the No. 51 overall talent in the state of Texas this year … As a running back, is known for his speed and ability to hit holes hard to get into the secondary quickly …Was an all-district running back each of his last two seasons, while also earning all-district honors as a defensive back as a senior … On offense in 2009, ran for 1,369 yards and 15 touchdowns, while adding a pair of receiving scores as well … Preceded that with a junior season that included 1,267 rushing yards and 20 touchdowns … Prior to that, was an all-district linebacker as a sophomore, when he recorded 67 tackles … Also starred in track and basketball for his school, as he was part of a 4x400 relay state champion team in 2008, and was also a state qualifier in track in 2007 … High school coach – Finis Vanover … Grandparents – Thomas & Eula Josey … Interested in studying in MU’s esteemed School of Business … Lists hobbies as fishing and relaxing … Chose Mizzou over TCU, Texas Tech, Texas A&M, Purdue and Baylor, among others.