Anthony Sherrils22

Class
JR
Hometown
Kansas City, Mo.
High School
Hogan Prep
Height / Weight
6-0 / 200
Position
Safety

Bio

2015 OUTLOOK
Tremendous athlete with great speed, explosiveness and quickness who will factor into the Tiger secondary this season and on special teams … Was listed at No. 1 on the depth chart at strong safety in the spring and was the team’s top punt return specialist … Will compete for the starting job in the fall at strong safety, listed at No. 1 headed into camp.

2014 SEASON
Played in 14 games, seeing action primarily on special teams, tallying 13 tackles (eight solo, five assists) … Had a career-high five tackles at Toledo (Sept. 6) in a 49-24 win … Had a pair of tackles in wins at Texas A&M (Nov. 15) and at Tennessee (Nov. 22).

2013 SEASON
Redshirt season at Mizzou.

HIGH SCHOOL
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.

PERSONAL
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

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