Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Eddie Printz

Fr., QB, 6-3, 210, Marietta, Ga. (Lassiter HS)

 (Last name is pronounced PRINCE) Ranked as one of the top pro-style quarterbacks in the Class of 2012, slotted at No. 32 by Rivals.com … rated No. 43 as a pocket passer, according to ESPN.com … led Lassiter High School and head coach Jep Irwin to its first-ever state championship semifinals appearance as a junior in 2011 … continued the Trojans success in 2012, fueling the team to a 10-0 regular season record and regional championship, passing for 2,959 yards and 29 touchdowns … threw for 3,393 yards and 30 scores as a junior in 2011 … selected to the 2013 Semper Fidelis All-American Game, earning “Player of the Game” recognition … ranked in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s “Super 11” and slotted in the newspaper’s All-State first team … considered the No. 97 overall player in the state of Georgia for 2012 … awarded “Quarterback of the Year” by the Cobb County Touchdown Club after his final high school season … passed for 2,251 yards and 20 touchdowns as a sophomore in 2010 … father – Ed Printz … mother – Kim Riggi … chose Mizzou over major programs around the country, including Arkansas, Auburn, Florida State, UCLA and Wisconsin … plans to major in sports management at Missouri … cited Mizzou’s facilities, academics, coaching staff and tradition as reasons for becoming a Tiger.