Looks to build off of a stellar freshman campaign that saw him earn plenty of playing time … A shutdown corner in high school, he contributed mostly on special teams a year ago but should factor into the Tigers’ secondary in 2015, providing quality depth and tremendous athleticism … Has moved to No. 2 on the depth at one of the two corner spots … Spring notables: Recorded seven tackles with a sack (-7 yards) during the first spring scrimmage.
True freshman who earned playing time after an impressive fall camp … Made his mark on the special teams units, and is one of four true freshmen to see the field in 2014 … Played on special teams in 13 games for the Tigers … Tallied a tackle, his only stop of the season, against Georgia (Oct. 11).
Regarded as one of the best in the state of Missouri’s class of 2014 … helped Lee’s Summit West and head coach Royce Boehm to the Missouri Class 5 State Championship in 2013 thanks to a dominating three-interception title game performance … two-time second team All-State selection … the three picks, one of which he returned for a touchdown, tied a state championship game record … ranked as high as the No. 11 recruit in the state by Rivals.com … ranked as the 18th-best prospect in Missouri by ESPN.com … finished his senior season in 2013 with 42 tackles, including 30 solo stops … first team all-conference at defensive back in 2012 … continues pipeline of stellar athletes from Lee’s Summit West, as he joins former teammate and current Mizzou starting center Evan Boehm … high school teammate of fellow 2014 Mizzou signee Kevin Pendleton.
Cousin, Don Cheadle, is an actor who has starred in ‘Ocean’s 11’, `Iron Man 2’ and ‘Iron Man 3’ … chose Mizzou over Indiana, Iowa State Kansas State, Nebraska and Northern Illinois.