Caught the attention of the Mizzou coaching staff with his combination of smooth, fluid running and exceptional athleticism … A four-star prospect by Rivals and the No. 4 recruit in the state of Missouri, Doherty was also tabbed as the No. 31 running back nationally by Rivals … Also a four-star prospect by ESPN and 247Sports … Ran for 598 yards and 12 touchdowns as a junior at Winnetonka … Followed his junior season with an exceptional senior campaign in which he ran for 1,037 yards and 15 scores on 137 carries (7.6 yards per carry) … He also caught 23 passes for 348 yards and two more scores as a senior … Played both sides of the ball, also hauling in a pair of interceptions … First Team All-State DB and First Team All-Conference running back and defensive back as a senior … Excellent baseball player as well, earning 2014 Underclass Third Team All-America honors from PerfectGame … PerfectGame rated him a perfect 10.0 on the prospect scale, which projects him to be an elite-level college player … High School Coach – Sterling Edwards.
Parents – Denny & Chriss Doherty … Comes from a very athletic family, as he has an older brother, Brandon, who played baseball at Michigan State, while another older brother, Tyler, wrestled at Central Michigan … Chose Mizzou over offers from Kansas, Kansas State, Louisville, Nebraska, Oregon, Minnesota and Vanderbilt among others … Cited Mizzou’s family atmosphere among the football program and the comfort level he has with the coaching staff as reasons he signed with Mizzou .. Intends to major in journalism or public relations while at Mizzou … Lists a few of his hobbies outside of football as fishing, playing video games, and free-style rapping.