Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Trent Hosick

Fr., QB, 6-2, 225, Kansas City, Mo. (Staley HS)

(Last name is pronounced HOE-SICK) One of the top dual-threat quarterbacks in the nation, ranked 19th according to Rivals.com … one of 12 national finalists for the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award, which honors high school student-athletes for the pursuit of athletic and academic excellence with integrity … considered the No. 35 pocket passer in the country by ESPN.com … rated as the sixth-best recruit in the state of Missouri by Rivals.com … was a finalist for the Simone Award, given annually to the top prep player in the Kansas City metro area … also a finalist for Gatorade’s Missouri Player of the Year … represented Team USA at the IFAF World Championships with fellow signees Chase Abbington, Alec Abeln and Eric Beisel … honored to first team All-State teams by the Missouri Football Coaches Association and Missouri Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association … passed for 1,882 yards and 14 touchdowns while rushing for 1,609 yards and 18 scores on the ground as a senior in 2012 … led head coach Fred Bouchard’s Staley High School squad to the Missouri State High School Activities Association Class 5 State Championship with an undefeated 14-0 season as a junior in 2011 … rushed for four touchdowns in the championship game vs. Kirkwood High School, leading Staley to a 35-21 victory … took the Falcons back to the state tournament in 2012, advancing to the quarterfinals … passed for 1,406 yards and 10 touchdowns and rushed for 2,096 yards and 32 touchdowns as a junior in 2011 … parents – Tom and Colby Hosick … also an accomplished high school wrestler; having claimed the Class 3 heavyweight title after a perfect 29-0 campaign as a junior in 2012 … chose Mizzou over several major programs, including Arkansas, Baylor, Iowa, Iowa State, Kansas State, Northwestern, Arizona State and Illinois … plans to major in pre-med at Missouri … was president of his high school’s FCA chapter … has a strong belief in the Mizzou football program’s ability to work together to accomplish its goals.