June 16, 2007

Steeples continues commitment flood

After an unofficial visit to Missouri on Thursday, Robert Steeples talked like a player close to a commitment. Turns out, he was very close. The three-star defensive back called Gary Pinkel to commit on Saturday morning.

Much has been made of the Tigers' struggles in recruiting St. Louis, and DeSmet High School in particular. Just last week, DeSmet wideout Wes Kemp committed to Wisconsin. But Steeples said he hopes to start a trend in his home town.

Steeples also had offers from Missouri State, Northwestern and Ole Miss.

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