Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Corbin Berkstresser


Fr., QB, 6-3, 220, Lee’s Summit, Mo. (Lee’s Summit HS)

One of the most highly-touted quarterback prospects in the nation who brings an impressive resume to Mizzou … Is ranked by Rivals.com as the nation’s No. 16 pro-style quarterback, as well as the No. 3 overall player at any position to come out of the state of Missouri in the Class of 2011 … Won 1st-Team All-State honors as a senior after an impressive season that saw him amass 3,369 passing yards and 36 touchdowns, compared to only 6 interceptions … Also showed an ability to impact the game with his feet, as he ran for 712 yards and 12 more scores as he helped lead his team to the state playoffs … Threw for 1,300 yards and 7 touchdowns as a junior, while he had 1,800 yards and 10 passing touchdowns as a sophomore … Won 2nd-Team All-Conference honors in both his sophomore and junior seasons, as well … Ranked by ESPN.com as the nation’s No. 43 quarterback prospect overall … Outstanding all-around athlete who also a 2nd-Team All-State pick and conference player of the year in baseball, while also lettering in basketball for two years … High school coach – Eric Thomas … Parents – Greg & Kim Berkstresser … Plans to study in MU’s School of Business … Lists hobbies as reading the Bible and playing X-Box … Lifelong Mizzou fan who committed to the Tiger program way back in June of 2009, and who was never really interested in considering other schools.