University of Missouri

Missouri lands two three-star football recruits from Georgia

Updated: 2013-09-18T04:52:04Z


The Kansas City Star

Missouri’s 2014 football recruiting class added two players Tuesday from the state of Georgia, picking up verbal commitments from Thomas Wilson, a running back/defensive back, and wide receiver Nate Brown, according to

Both are three-star recruits.

Wilson (5-10, 176), a senior running back and safety, committed a few hours earlier than Brown and is ranked as the No. 82 prospect in Georgia. He is expected to play defense for the Tigers.

Wilson chose the Tigers over North Carolina and West Virginia, but he also had offers from Georgia Tech, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas State, Michigan State, Mississippi State, Tennessee and Wisconsin among others.

Check out some his higlights below:

Meanwhile, Brown (6-3, 215), who is ranked No. 33 overall in Georgia and as the No. 49 wide receiver nationally, plays at North Gwinnett.

He caught 10 passes for 179 yards and four touchdowns last Friday as the Bulldogs, who are ranked No. 1 in the state, topped No. 6 Norcross in Region 7-AAAAAA action.

Brown picked the Tigers over Boston College, Georgia Tech, Illinois, Indiana, Louisville, Minnesota, Vanderbilt and Yale among others.

Watch Brown in action below:

You can also check out more highlights of Brown here.

Missouri’s 2014 football commitments

22. WR Nate Brown, 6-3, 215, Suwanee, Ga. (North Gwinnett), three stars*

21. ATH Thomas Wilson, 5-10, 176, Buford, Ga. (Buford), three stars

20. S Tavon Ross, 6-1, 195, Cochran, Ga. (Bleckley County HS), two stars

August 28: New MU recruit from Georgia packs a punch at safety

19. RB Trevon Walters, 5-10, 189, Bradenton, Fla. (Manatee), two stars

August 26: Florida running back motivated by initial lack of offers

18. WR Stepfawn Hughes, 5-10, 170, Fort Worth, Texas (Dunbar), three stars

August 13: Brother of Mizzou receiver opts to be a Tiger, as well

17. QB Marvin Zanders, 6-2, 182, Jacksonville, Fla. (Raines), three stars

August 2: Dual-threat quarterback wants to air it out at Mizzou

16. OT Sam Bailey, 6-5, 255, Lamar, Mo. (Lamar), two stars

July 24: One twin brother commits to Missouri while other waits for offer

15. WR Lawrence Lee, 5-10, 167, Pensacola, Fla. (West Florida Tech), three stars

July 23: Once a Vol, now a Tiger: speedy Florida receiver commits to MU

14. LB Roderick Winters, 5-11, 196, Arlington, Tex.(Bowie), two stars

July 22: Position change leads to a big junior season and a MU offer for Texas linebacker

13. CB Kenya Dennis, 6-0, 190, Raymond, Miss. (Hinds C.C.), no star rating

12. OT Zach Hudson, 6-5, 285, Sickles, Tampa (Fla.), three stars

June 25: MU dives into Florida, lands a commitment from OL with growth potential

11. CB Logan Cheadle, 5-10, 180, Lee's Summit, Mo. (Lee's Summit West), three stars

June 13: LS West cornerback packs on the pounds, lands full ride

10. OT Paul Adams, 6-6, 270, Nashville, Tenn. (Christ Presbyterian), three stars

May 29: New OL commitment relishes role as recruiter

9. CB Finis Stribling IV, 6-0, 175, Thompson's Station, Tenn. (Independence), two stars

May 14: MU grabs speedy corner from Tennessee

8. OL Michael Fairchild, 6-6, 283, Overland Park, Kan. (Blue Valley West), two stars

May 13: Mizzou pulls offensive lineman from Blue Valley West

7. OL Kevin Pendleton, 6-5, 320, Lee's Summit, Mo. (Lee's Summit West), three stars

May 9: Pendleton becomes the latest Lee's Summit West Titan to commit to MU

6. DE Rocel McWilliams, 6-3, 240, Pensacola, Fla. (West Florida Tech), three stars

May 8: Missouri's recruiting efforts in Florida are beginning to blossom

5. WR Thomas Richard, 6-1, 185, Nashville, Tenn. (Christ Presbyterian), two stars

April 29: MU coaches fall in love with Richard's potential, despite inexperience

4. DB Greg Taylor, 5-10, 181, East St. Louis, Ill. (East. St. Louis), three stars

3. TE Kendall Blanton, 6-5, 225, Blue Springs, Mo. (Blue Springs South), two stars

July 10: Local tight end earns a Mizzou offer based on potential, not stats

2. ATH Grant Jones, 6-3, 216, Columbia, Mo. (Hickman), three stars

1. WR Darnell Green-Beckham, 6-5, 215, Springfield, Mo. (Hillcrest), two stars

*Star ratings according to

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