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National Signing Day 2016: Markell Utsey signs with Missouri

Mizzou flipped Utsey from Arizona in late January. He joins a loaded defensive front.

Name Markell Utsey
Position DT
Height, Weight 6'4, 295
City (School) Little Rock, AR (Parkview)
Rating (Rivals) 2 stars (5.3)
Rating (247 Composite) 3 stars (0.8165)
Rating (ESPN) 3 stars (73)
Other Offers of Note Arizona
Previous Posts Jan. 23: 3-star defensive tackle Markell Utsey commits to Missouri

From Arizona Desert Swarm:

"I've always played in a 4-3 type of defense and that's what I'm more comfortable with. I think a 3 front is more difficult cause I'm not used to playing in front of the center. I honestly think end would be good for me in a 3 front," he said about his play style. "I am a very physical and aggressive player, I'm willing to learn and have a great work ethic."

Danny Heitert:

Markell Utsey from Little Rock, in a terrible year for in-state defensive tackles, he would have been the best in the state.