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Tony Buhr 43
Tony Buhr

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.

High School:
School of the Osage

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185

Position:
Defensive Back


2009 OUTLOOK

A lifelong Mizzou fan who will be in his fourth and final season as an important walk-on contributor to the program, after joining the team for the first time in 2007 ... Is a safety by trade, and will work to move up the ranks on the depth chart there in the spring ... Is running fourth on the depth chart entering spring ball at the free safety position, after playing both safety and corner back over the past three years.

2009 SEASON

Contributed daily to the team thanks to his tireless efforts working hard as part of the defensive scout team, playing primarily at free safety.

2008 SEASON

Served as an invaluable member of the defensive scout team as the Tigers went 10-4 and claimed a Big 12 North Division championship for a second straight year ... Made one tackle in Mizzou's Black & Gold Spring Game in April.

2007 SEASON

Joined the squad as a walk-on and was part of the defensive scout team that helped the prolific Tiger offense prepare each week during practice.

HIGH SCHOOL

Was a three-sport standout for School of the Osage in St. Louis, where he lettered in football, basketball and track ... Was an all-conference performer on the gridiron, winning the honors as a safety ... Grabbed four interceptions as both a junior and senior for his school ... High school coach - Shannon Jolly.

PERSONAL

Parents - Tab & Mary Buhr ... Father is an electrical engineer, mother is a high school counselor ... Has plans to major in psychology at Mizzou, with a career goal of having his own clinical psychology practice some day ... A National Honor Society student who also considered attending Duke and Stanford ... Lists paintball and basketball as his personal hobbies outside the sport of football.