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.