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Old 05-10-2012, 08:53 AM   #305
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I am seeing reports that Jake Campos, 4-star OT from Iowa, has joined the commit club.Just a huge get (this kid grew up a huge Cyclone fan and apparently love Rhoads) and hopefully a sign of the impact the SEC move can have on Missouri recruiting the local areas.

Missouri is building a REALLY strong OL class. A few thoughts on that:

OT Jake Campos - big and athletic, it wouldn't surprise me if he plays either T or G in college. Got a shot to be a Rivals 250 kid/go to one of the premier all-star games.Similar player to...

OTs Harneet Gill and Clay Rhodes - to me, these are very similar guys. They're tall, rangy and athletic, and LEAN. Gill has GREAT feet. Key is if they can retain the quickness/athletic ability when they add 40 pounds.

C Alec Abeln - They like his size, intelligence and ability to snap the ball. They seem to have altered their recruiting a bit, to ensure they don't have a snap situation like they did a year ago.

They probably still have a spot open for Zach Hannon, who is seen as a G, if he wants it.

Really exciting time, though. OL recruiting is at another level, it seems. Having Andy Bauer - a likely Rivals 100 and possibly Rivals 50 guy - already on board for 2014 is a great start to that class. Need to add to it with Braden Smith...
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