In recruiting, some prospects tend to blow up their senior season and garner attention they were not expecting or receiving heading into it. One such Missouri prospect is Raytown (MO) 2012 safety Terrance Hill 6'1" 184lbs 4.5 forty.
Hill is a 3-year starter on varsity for the Blue Jays at linebacker and safety. In his senior year he has recorded 106 tackles, 6 sacks, 1 interceptions and multiple pass break-ups. This hasn't gone unnoticed by D1 schools including the University of Missouri.
ShowMeMizzou.com spoke with Terrance Hill about his recruitment and specifically in regards to the Missouri Tigers.
" Things are going good," said Hill. "I was just at Missouri this past weekend for an unofficial visit. This was my second one this year and they seemed happy to see me again. I like it there a lot and I feel like Missouri will be the first school to offer me."
Hill has been being recruited by the Tigers for a few weeks and feels like the good news of an offer could be coming within the next week or so.
"Coach Hill is recruiting me," said Terrance Hill. "I know they are still looking at players and they are suppose to be having a meeting soon to make a decision on whether to offer or not. I hope they do."
Terrance has been following Missouri and would like the chance to play for his home state team.
"I kinda grew up following the Florida Gators because of some of my family, but I have always been a huge Missouri fan. I watch them as much as possible. Now with them going to the SEC the competition is going to be even better. I also know EJ Gaines and Kenji Jackson a little bit and have talked to them.It's close to home and it would be hard not to take an offer from them," said Hill.
Besides the Tigers, Hill has been hearing from some other schools pretty regularly.
"I am hearing a lot from Nebraska, Pittsburgh and Northern Illinois. Nebraska is calling a lot and have been scouting me. They want me to come up for a visit. Pittsburgh has been showing a lot of interest as has Northern Illinois."
Hill, who plans to major in business or sports management in college, hopes to have his offers in place soon so that he can make a decision by sometime in January.
Also a pretty good basketball player for Raytown, he is not playing this season.
"No basketball this year. Just focusing on my school work and lifting weights. I might run track in the spring, but I am focused only on school and football now. I am already qualified."
ShowMeMizzou.com will continue to update you regarding the recruitment of Terrance Hill.
Here are Terrance Hill's senior highlights.