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Sports : University City Senior Commits To Mizzou
Posted by Tom on 2014/8/7 16:40:00 (186 reads) News by the same author

The Missouri Tigers, and head coach Gary Pinkel, have another verbal commitment for the football program, and this young man is an in-state commit.

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After picking up a scholarship offer from his home-state Tigers in late May, University City (St. Louis) High School senior Ronnell Perkins had the Tigers as his leader.

A recent discussion with current Missouri freshman defensive back Raymond Wingo had a positive impact on Perkins, who said yes to the Tigers on Thursday morning. Proximity to home and a comfortabililty with the coaching staff were given a reasons for the commitment.

Perkins plays at both wide receiver and defensive back for the Lions of University City, and he told Mizzou's Rivals.com website, PowerMizzou.com that he is “done with recruiting” and “100% to Mizzou”.

The 6-foot-1, 175 pound prospect chose Missouri over offers from Kansas State, Iowa, Kentucky, Illinois and Purdue.  He is the third commitment for the Tigers this week, and the 12th for the Class of 2015.

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