Promising young running back who saw plenty of playing time in 2015 as a true freshman behind Marcus Murphy and Russell Hansbrough … Figures to be featured much more in the Tiger offense as a sophomore as he is listed as the No. 2 tailback heading into fall camp.
Emerged as the Tigers’ No. 3 running back as a true freshman, seeing action in 12 games … Ran the ball 27 times for 101 yards, averaging 3.7 yards per carry … His best game came at Texas A&M (Nov. 15) when he ran for 34 yards on four attempts (8.5 per carry) while scoring a touchdown from 16 yards out in the 3rd quarter, the first of his career … Had a pair of carries, amassing 12 total yards in the Citrus Bowl win over Minnesota.
Possesses eye-catching shifting and cutting ability which caught the attention of Mizzou’s coaching staff … found the end zone throughout his career at Alonso High School for head coach Brian Emanuel, scoring 28 rushing touchdowns as a Raven … totaled 850 rushing yards and 10 scores on the ground as a senior in 2013, earning first team all-conference recognition for the second-straight year … rushed for 902 yards and six touchdowns as a junior in 2012, all while battling through a late season ankle injury … also participated in track and field at Alonso.
Father – Delroy Witter … chose Mizzou over Marshall, Ohio, Rutgers and Syracuse, among others … plans to major in criminal justice at the University of Missouri … enjoys reading in his spare time … noted how beautiful Mizzou’s campus was during his visit, along with the family-oriented atmosphere instilled by the Tigers’ coaches and players.