Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Anthony Sherrils

Fr., DB, 5-11, 180, Kansas City, Mo. (Hogan Prep HS)

A standout athlete in the state of Missouri’s class of 2013, rated by Rivals.com as the eighth-best recruit in the state and the No. 65 athlete in the nation ... earned a first team Class 3 All-State nod at running back from the Missouri Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association, while receiving second team recognition from the Missouri Football Coaches Association ... two-way player for Rams head coach Phil Lascuola ... rushed for 1,591 yards and 19 touchdowns while making 35 tackles and two interceptions as a senior in 2012 ... considered the fifth-best overall recruit in the state by ESPN.com and eighth-best by Rivals.com ... recorded 53 tackles, 14 tackles for loss and five interceptions as a junior in 2011 ... also participated in basketball and track and field for Hogan ... father – Anthony

Sherrils ... mother – Tasha Allen ... chose Mizzou over Kansas and West Virginia, and had interest from Texas A&M, Nebraska and Kansas State ... plans to major in chemical engineering at Missouri ... made note of how Mizzou’s coaches and current players made him feel comfortable on his recruiting visit.