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Anthony Sherrils to Missouri: Mizzou legacy of sorts could play about four different positions

Name Anthony Sherrils
Position ATH (could end up anywhere)
Height, Weight 5'11, 180
City (School) Kansas City, MO (Hogan Prep)
Rating (Rivals) *** (5.6)
Rating (ESPN) **** (Grade: 80), No. 36 RB
Twitter Handle @YOUNG_ANTLOCC
Other Offers of Note West Virginia
2013 Depth Chart This depends on his position, huh? At RB or WR, Sherrils could find the going rough, though prowess in the return game could come in handy. If he ends up as a DB, his athleticism could earn him a second-string role.
2014 Depth Chart If he ends up an RB, it might not be until 2015 when opportunity presents itself. Still, his athleticism is exciting, and there may be a role for him at WR or, of course, DB.

Sherrils described himself as versatile. Last year, Sherrils spent time on both sides of the ball and also time on special teams. He played running back, receiver, safety and cornerback as the Rams went 7-4 in 2011. On offense, Sherrils had 768 total yards and ten touchdowns. On defense, Sherrils finished with 16 tackles and an interception. […]

However, Sherrils already has a strong connection to Missouri. His cousin is Marcus Denmon, the leading scorer for Missouri's fourth-ranked basketball team. Denmon also attended Hogan Prep while he was in high school.

Sherrils is an explosive and exciting all-purpose offensive weapon who is an ideal fit as a slot/scatback in the spread offense. He is a tailback/wing in this scheme with experience and production as a receiver and return man. He does not look quite as a tall as his listed height on tape, but he is a sleek athlete with fluid movements and nimble feet. He is fluid picking and sliding through the hole. He knows when to plant and go and pick up the necessary yards. [...] As a receiver, he gets by on pure athleticism. He is not polished yet, but is so smooth in and out of his breaks. He rolls through speed cuts without gearing down and is always moving fast. He flashes the ability to pluck and tuck on the move and his balls skills can appear effortless. There is serious upside for him in the passing game.