Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Shaun Rupert

Fr., DB, 6-0, 180, Montgomery, Ala. (Carver HS)

Rated the No. 69 safety in the nation and the 44th-best overall recruit in the state of Alabama by ESPN.com ... totaled 51 tackles and two interceptions for Carver High School and head coach Billy Gresham as a senior in 2012 ... helped lead a Wolverine secondary unit that did not allow a passing touchdown until the Class 6A state playoffs ... named to the Montgomery Advertiser’s All-Metro team at defensive back ... participated in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic ... recorded 56 tackles and two interceptions as a junior in 2011 ... posted back-to-back seasons with 77 tackles as a freshman (2009) and sophomore (2010) ... father – Harvey Harris ... mother – Pattie Rupert-King ... also participated in track and field at Carver, helping the squad’s 4x400 meter team to the state title in 2010 ... chose Mizzou over Arkansas State, South Florida, Wake Forest and Southern Miss, among others ... plans to major in business at Missouri ... chose Mizzou because of his relationship with the Tiger coaching staff and the school’s academic reputation.