Signee Spotlight 2010: Braylon Webb

Signee Spotlight 2010: Braylon Webb

Gilmer(TX) Tiger Safety signee is spotlighted among the 2010 class

S BRAYLON WEBB  6'0"  195  4.5   Gilmer (TX)
(First name is pronounced BRAY-lun)

BIO

strong>Webb is an explosive athlete who was a standout on both sides of the ball.  He comes from one of the most successful programs in Texas prep football, as Gilmer won the state championship in 2009, going a perfect 15-0, and finished as runners-up during his sophomore season of 2007.  Webb was named the Defensive Most Valuable Player of his district as a senior in 2009, and was an all-state pick by various outlets each of his final two years.  He had 122 tackles as a senior, and added 7 pass break ups, 3 forced fumbles, 1 interception and a fumble recovery.  He scored a rushing touchdown in his team's state championship win.  As a junior in 2008, Webb recorded 68 tackles, 5 quarterback sacks, and added 4 interceptions and a pair of fumble recoveries. 

Braylon will be joined at Missouri by his high school teammate and cousin, fellow 2010 Mizzou signee Tristen Holt.  Their high school coach is Jeff Traylor.  Braylon's parents are Renardo Webb and Phyllis Jones.  He chose Missouri over Houston, Texas Tech, and Baylor, among others.

COACHES QUOTES


Missouri Assistant Coach Barry Odom was the primary recruiter for Braylon Webb.  Here's what Coach Odom said about Webb.  "He's got great range, and great speed up the hash.  He's the starting point guard on the basketball team............... Braylon's going to help us starting out at the safety spot, and we'll see how he fits in on special teams."

OUR TAKE

JP: "Webb hasn't received as much hype as his talented teammate, but his HS coach told me that he is just as good of a player and could wind up possibly even better on the college level. Very strong athlete who can cover, play against the run,hit and play special teams."


Greg: "Braylon Webb is an outstanding safety prospect.  He is a very gifted and versatile athlete who can do everything on the football field, and is a strong candidate for early playing time at Missouri.  In addition to his great athleticism, he also possesses outstanding ball skills, and is a real heady player, as well as a great competitor, and leader.  Like many of his new teammates at Missouri, Webb is used to winning.

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