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Rock Bridge running back signs with Mizzou football

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)

Rock Bridge running back Bryce Jackson officially signed to play football for Mizzou on Wednesday night. He'll be a preferred walk-on for the Tigers.

Jackson said it's always been his dream to play for his home town school. That's part of the reason he chose to walk-on with the Tigers.

"I'm ready to grind, and I'm going there with the intent of getting a scholarship," Jackson said. "Going in as a preferred walk-on - you might be a little nervous. You might be a little scared, but I thought that's exactly what I should do. If I'm scared of it, that's exactly what I should do. I should push myself, and I'm ready."

Jackson chose MU over several other schools - including Georgetown, Northwest Missouri State and Central Missouri.

You can hear our full interview with Jackson in the video player below.

https://youtu.be/vn-SxqPOJj0

Jackson was one of four Rock Bridge standouts to sign to play collegiate sports on Wednesday.

Here are the other three:

  • Haylie Sims: Women's Basketball - Webster University
  • Hannah Jungermann: Women's Soccer- Rockhurst University
  • Evan Cox: Football - Central Methodist University
https://youtu.be/TebdW3L6yLI
College Sports / High School Football / High School Sports / Mizzou Football / Mizzou Tigers / Sports

Andrew Kauffman

Andrew Kauffman is ABC 17’s sports director. He started working at the station in 2015.

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