Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Evan Boehm

 

EVAN BOEHM
Fr., OL, 6-3, 290, Lee’s Summit, Mo. (West HS)
(Last name is pronounced BAY-m) … One of the top offensive line prospects in the nation who has a great mix of strength and agility … ESPN rates him as the #2 guard in the country, as well as the No. 42 overall prospect among all players and as the No. 2 prospect in the state of Missouri … ESPN also rated him as a 1st-Team All-American … Rivals ranks him as the No. 4 overall prospect at any position in the state of Missouri for 2012 … Won the Simone Award as a senior, which goes annually to the top prep player in the Kansas City metro area … Became the first lineman to ever win the prestigious award … Also took home the Buck Buchanan Award for Outstanding Lineman in the Kansas City area as a junior … Has been a 1st-Team All-State and All-Conference selection for the past three seasons … Helped lead his team to the 2010 Missouri State Class 5 championship … Also an accomplished all-around athlete who has won state championships in both wrestling (Heavyweight division) and track and field (discus) … Is believed to be the first athlete in Missouri history to win state titles in football, wrestling and track in the same school year … Parents – Royce & Teresa Boehm … Father was his high school coach … Lists hobbies as all sports … Plans to major in business at Mizzou … Chose Mizzou over virtually every major program in the nation, as he had offers from Arkansas, Auburn, Iowa, Kansas State, Michigan, Michigan State, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Stanford and Wisconsin, among many others … Said he chose Mizzou because of the family feel to the program with the coaches and team, and that visits to Columbia felt like home.