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In this excerpt from Late Kick Live, Josh Pate says that the Mizzou Tigers have an impact player in their freshman wide receiver.
Missouri football put its excitement and anticipation for 2022 on full display Saturday afternoon in its spring game at Faurot Field. That was furthered with every pass prized recruit Luther Burden caught. Team Mizzou beat Team Tigers 35-34, with a late interception sealing the outcome. Either way, Missouri won. Here...
When asked about standout performers in spring football practice, Missouri senior linebacker Chad Bailey pondered for a moment. Then, instead of talking defense, Bailey directed attention to the other side of the ball. He praised a freshman wide receiver who needs no introduction among Tiger fans. "I will say Luther...
The Missouri Tigers have a representative in the final set of 2022 five-stars within the Top247. Luther Burden lands at No. 14 in the rankings to close the cycle. The dynamic wide receiver is compared to Amari Cooper in his 247Sports scouting report, courtesy of national recruiting analyst Allen Trieu:
Luther Burden is a 5-star member of Mizzou’s 2022 recruiting class, and fans are excited to see him in the black and gold. But, first, Burden is playing in one last high school game — the Under Armour Next All-America Game, which is being played on Sunday afternoon.
Luther Burden knows how to make a great first impression. The five-star Missouri signee out of St. Louis, Missouri, had a great week of practices before the Under Armour All-American Game. He then opened the game with a 65-yard touchdown catch, with 62 of those yards coming after the catch.