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Louisiana defensive tackle Caleb Sampson chooses Missouri over Kansas State

Caleb Sampson Student Sports

After a long pursuit by both schools, defensive tackle Caleb Sampson chose Missouri over Kansas State on National Signing Day.

Caleb Sampson

Position Defensive tackle
Height, Weight 6'4", 285lbs
City (School) Covington, LA (Northlake Christian School)
247Sports Rating 3* (0.8058)
Rivals Rating 2* (5.4)
Scout Rating 2*
ESPN Rating NR
Other Offers of Note Kansas State, Southern Miss, Tulsa

Sampson checks the boxes. He has the requisite size you look for, and his highlight film shows that he has good strength and closes in on the ball carrier well. And his quickness is such that it appears he lined up at defensive end a good amount.

Mizzou has been on the trail of the former Tulane commit for a while and now gets a nice lump of clay to mold. The Tigers desperately needed defensive tackles, and they really wanted this one.