Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Torey Boozer

Fr., LB, 6-3, 210, Everman, Texas (Everman HS)
Fluid athlete who projects to be a linebacker at the collegiate level … Plays well in space and has displayed great open field tackling skills consistently … ESPN lists him as the nation’s No. 42 prospect at outside linebacker, and as the No. 70 overall player at any position in the state of Texas for 2012 … Ranked by Rivals as the No. 46 prospect nationally at safety … Was a two-time All-District First-Team selection, and as a senior also added First-Team DFW-All Area, in addition to serving as a team captain … Notched 146 tackles as a senior, including 6 sacks, while grabbing a pair of interceptions … That followed a productive junior season which included 120 tackles, 4 sacks and 1 interception … Three-sport standout for Everman High School, lettering for four years in basketball and three years in track & field in addition to his football achievements … Earned 2nd-Team All-District honors in basketball as a junior … High school coach – Dale Keeling … Mother – Tangereki Hicks … Enjoys swimming, movies and video games in his off time … Plans to major in Business Management in MU’s esteemed business school … Chose Mizzou over Baylor, Arizona and Houston, among others … Listed the family atmosphere at Mizzou as one of the major reasons for picking MU, and has said that he’s been a Mizzou Football fan ever since going to a Tiger game when he was only six years old.