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Mizzou football adds to recruiting class on National Signing Day

COLUMBIA, Mo. - National Signing Day has been eventful for the Mizzou football team as head coach Eli Drinkwitz rounded out his first recruiting class with the Tigers.

You can watch Drinkwitz's full press conference in the media player below.

Mizzou has signed five more players to its 2020 class. The most notable was defensive back Ennis Rakestraw Jr. who announced he signed with the Tigers over Alabama and Texas.

Drinkwitz saw the news live, and he celebrated it with his entire staff. You can watch their reaction below.

Here are the players that signed with Mizzou so far on National Signing Day.

  • DL Johnny Walker Jr.: 6'3", 204 lbs from Tampa Bay, Fla. (Chamberlain HS)
  • OL Dylan Spencer: 6'4", 300 lbs from Madison, Miss. (Madison Central HS)
  • DB Ennis Rakestraw: 6'0", 170 lbs from Duncanville, Texas (Duncanville HS)
  • DL Montra Edwards Jr.: 6'3", 293 lbs from Lexington, Miss. (Holmes County Central HS)
  • WR Kris Abrams-Draine: 5'11, 179 lbs from Mobile, Ala. (Spanish Fort HS)

The following two players signed with Mizzou between National Signing Day and Early Signing Day.

  • WR Damon Hazelton Jr.: 6'3", 213 lbs transfer from Virginia Tech, Towson, Md.
  • DL Ben Key: 6'3", 274 lbs, JUCO, Cranbourne West, Australia

The following 10 players signed with Mizzou on Early Signing Day on Dec. 18.

  • DB Jaylon (JC) Carlies: 6'2", 193 lbs from Winter Garden, Fla. (West Orange HS)
  • K Harrison Mevis: 6'0", 200 lbs from Warsaw, Ind. (Warsaw Community HS)
  • OL Drake Heismeyer: 6'3", 283 lbs from St. Charles, Mo. (Francis Howell HS)
  • LB Will Norris: 6'2", 220 lbs from Columbia, Mo. (Rock Bridge HS)
  • DB Tyler Jones, 5'10", 185 lbs from Winter Garden, Fla. (West Orange HS)
  • WR Javian (JJ) Hester: 6'3", 190 lbs from Tulsa, Okla. (Booker T. Washington HS)
  • QB Brady Cook: 6'3", 210 lbs from St. Louis, Mo. (Chaminade)
  • RB Elijah Young: 5'9", 175 lbs from Knoxville, Tenn. (South Doyle HS)
  • WR Jay Maclin: 5'11", 178 lbs from St. Louis, Mo. (Kirkwood HS)
  • OL Mitchell Walters: 6'8", 290 lbs from St. Louis, Mo. (Mehlville HS)
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Tyler Murry

Tyler Murry is a sports reporter and anchor. He has lived in Columbia since 2013 and worked at ABC 17 News since 2017.

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