Missouri lands 4-star wide receiver Josh Manning from Lee’s Summit

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — Lee’s Summit wide receiver Joshua Manning announced his was verbally committing to the University of Missouri on Thursday night.

The 6-foot-3 and 190 receiver is a four-star recruit according to 247 Sports.

He stated after making the verbal commitment that he believed in Missouri Head Coach Eli Drinkwitz’s vision.

“I feel like as a kid that is always your goal to fight for your home state,” Manning said. “I believe in that.”

He had 18 offers nationwide including: Arkansas, Cincinnati, Iowa, Kansas State, Kansas, Nebraska, Notre Dame and Stanford, but made the choice of Mizzou, giving them a much needed boost to their offensive arsenal.

According to 247sports.com, Manning is ranked as the 31st-best wide receiver in the country.

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