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Missouri lands commitment from East St. Louis Quarterback

This is Missouri’s 4th commitment of the 2021 class.

football recruiting 2019

Eli Drinkwitz is so hot, not even an NCAA-sanctioned dead period can slow him down!

It’s been a hectic week for college sports, and Friday has been no different. Earlier in the day, the NCAA announced a moratorium on all recruiting activities until April 15. Missouri complied, while also announcing that it would cancel all spring football activities until the same day.

However, there was some good news for Missouri fans to hold onto — Missouri picked up a last second commitment from its QB for the 2021 cycle.

Get to know: Tyler Macon

Hometown: East St. Louis, IL

High School: East St. Louis

Position: QB

Ht/Wt: 6’0”, 180 pounds

Rivals Ranking: 3-star, 5.6

247Composite Ranking: 3-star, 0.8577

Total announced offers: 10

Offers to note: Illinois, Iowa, Iowa State, UCLA

We’ve yet to see what sort of QB Eli Drinkwitz will prefer as Missouri’s offensive coordinator and head coach, but Macon may give us a hint. His highlights show that he’s clearly gifted as a dual-threat QB. He’s quick and escapes pressure well, turning broken plays into big gains for his team.

However, he’s no slouch of a passer either. Peep this completion percentage for the 2019 season — 70 percent! That’s nothing to sneeze at. Sure, there’s a major difference between SEC and Illinois high school coverage. But ESL plays at the highest level, and Macon was so good in his junior year that he earned himself a handful of Player of the Year accolades.

What they’re saying:

Welcome Tyler! M-I-Z!

Mizzou 2021 Commitment List

Pos Recruit Name Hometown Commitment Date Rivals Rate Rivals Rank 247 Rate 247 Rank Ht Wt
Pos Recruit Name Hometown Commitment Date Rivals Rate Rivals Rank 247 Rate 247 Rank Ht Wt
DT Mekhi Wingo St. Louis, MO 1/19/2020 3-star 5.5 3-star 0.8316 6'0 285
TE Gavin McKay Memphis, TN 1/30/2020 3-star 5.5 3-star 0.8333 6'4 205
OL Connor Tollison Jackson, MO 3/8/2020 3-star 5.5 3-star 0.8567 6'5 300
QB Tyler Macon East St. Louis, IL 3/13/2020 3-star 5.6 3-star 0.8577 6'0 180
5.50 0.8448

Mizzou 2023 Commitment List

Pos Recruit Name Hometown Commitment Date Rivals Rate Rivals Rank 247 Rate 247 Rank Ht Wt
Pos Recruit Name Hometown Commitment Date Rivals Rate Rivals Rank 247 Rate 247 Rank Ht Wt
TE Brett Norfleet St. Charles, MO 11/21/2021 4-star 5.8 3-star 0.9081 6'7 225
DE Jahkai Lang Troy, MO 12/17/2021 3-star 5.7 3-star 0.8778 6'4 240
QB Gabarri Johnson Tacoma, WA 5/8/2022 4-star 5.8 4-star 0.8953 6'0 200
K Blake Craig Liberty, MO 6/5/2022 2-star 5.3 NA NA 5'11 180
WR Marquis Johnson Dickinson, TX 6/13/2022 N/A N/A 3-star 0.8711 6'0 176
DB Nicholas DeLoach, Jr Cahokia, IL 6/25/2022 3-star 5.5 3-star 0.8467 6'1 170
ATH Jamal Roberts St. Louis, MO 7/3/2022 3-star 5.6 3-star 0.8585 6'1 200
WR Joshua Manning Lee's Summit, MO 7/21/2022 4-star 5.8 4-star 0.9111 6'3 190
CB Shamar McNeil Fort Lauderdale, FL 7/30/2022 3-star 5.5 3-star 0.8417 6'3 175
LB Brayshawn Littlejohn Gaffney, SC 8/14/2022 3-star 5.5 NA NA 6'2 220
5.61 0.8763