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The early signing period approaches for Missouri’s 2019 recruiting class

Here are today’s Mizzou Links.

1. Taking a look at Missouri’s in-state recruiting this cycle

Dave Matter of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch has a nice look at Missouri’s current crop of commitments, almost all who are expected to sign during the early signing period from Dec. 19-21.

Matter always uses area scout Danny Heitart in his recruiting evaluations, and Heitart was effusive in his praise for four-star safety Jalanai Williams.

From Matter’s piece:

“He’s got very good diagnostics and closing speed,” Heitert said. “He takes really good, smart pursuit paths to the ball. He just dissolves ball-carriers. He’s a wicked striker. ... He’s a rare, rare safety.”

Make sure you read the whole article for some more insight onto Missouri’s current commitments and what to expect leading up to next Wednesday.

2. More #SEZ views.

Missouri Deputy Athletics Director Nick Joos tweeted out some updated views from Missouri’s South Endzone Project, which is getting closer and closer to completion.

Here’s the look from Barry Odom’s eventual office, for instance:

It will be nice to see what the finished project looks like. I just want our stadium to be whole again, you guys.

3. What’s on tap this weekend

It’s finals weekend, so not much! Make sure you’re hitting those books, kids.

Saturday, Dec. 15 — Women’s basketball vs. South Dakota (3 p.m.)

Sunday, Dec. 16 — Wrestling vs. Buffalo (12 p.m.) ... Speaking of which —

Dear God, kill that with fire. What un-holy abomination did the Missouri graphics team create?

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