- 2015 Spring Team Most Improved QB
Has worked his way to the No. 2 spot on the depth chart at QB headed into 2015 fall camp and was the team’s most improved QB during spring practice … Dual threat combination with great football instincts and a high game IQ … Manages games very well but can also make big plays with his arm and his feet … Spring notables: Completed 12-of-16 passes for a team-high 73 yards in the spring game … Went 12-for-27 passing for 93 yards in the third spring scrimmage.
Played in three games, backing up Maty Mauk, tossing one pass, which came in Mizzou’s 49-24 win at Toledo (Sept. 6).
Was able to take a redshirt season in his first year at Mizzou, but made very good impressions throughout the year with his abilities and physical skills … Graduated early from high school and enrolled at Mizzou in January of 2013, and took part in spring camp.
Ranked as one of the top pro-style quarterbacks in the Class of 2012, slotted at No. 32 by Rivals.com … Rated No. 43 as a pocket passer, according to ESPN.com … Led Lassiter High School and head coach Jep Irwin to its first-ever state championship semifinals appearance as a junior in 2011 … Continued the Trojans’ success in 2012, fueling the team to a 10-0 regular season record and regional championship, passing for 2,959 yards and 29 touchdowns … Threw for 3,393 yards and 30 scores as a junior in 2011 … Selected to the 2013 Semper Fidelis All-American Game, earning “Player of the Game” recognition … Ranked in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s “Super 11” and slotted in the newspaper’s All-State first team … Considered the No. 97 overall player in the state of Georgia for 2012 … Awarded “Quarterback of the Year” by the Cobb County Touchdown Club after his final high school season … Passed for 2,251 yards and 20 touchdowns as a sophomore in 2010.
Father – Ed Printz … Mother – Kim Riggi … Step-mother – Kristin Printz … Chose Mizzou over numerous major programs around the country, including Arkansas, Auburn, Florida State, UCLA and Wisconsin … Plans to major in sports management at Missouri … Cited Mizzou’s facilities, academics, coaching staff and tradition as reasons for becoming a Tiger.2015-1993