Daniel Jenkins
Daniel Jenkins

RS Senior

Gilmer, Texas

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 290

Offensive Lineman


Highly-touted offensive line prospect who will look to challenge for playing time at center this spring after spending some time at right tackle previously ... Can likely contribute at a number of spots on the offensive line, but will line up during the spring at center, where he is listed third on the depth chart entering spring camp ... Is regarded as a natural athlete who possesses a tremendous work ethic to go along with his considerable frame suited for the offensive line ... Came from an offensive system in high school that was very similar to Mizzou's spread-style attack ... Changed his jersey number to #63, after wearing #55 his first two years in the program.


Worked as a member of the offensive line throughout the season, at a number of different spots.


Redshirted in his first year in the program, working hard as a valuable member of the offensive scout team throughout the season.


Offensive line prospect who ranked as the nation's No. 60 guard by ESPN.com, and as the nation's No. 64 guard by Rivals ... Named an all-midwest region offensive lineman by PrepStar ... Three-year starter on the offensive line for Gilmer High School in East Texas, and also played eight games as a freshman in 2004 when his team won the class 3A state championship ... Won 1st-Team All-District and All-East Texas honors as a senior in 2007, while helping lead his team to a 14-1 final record, and a state runner-up showing ... Had 94 pancake blocks in 2007, as he earned 2nd-Team All-State honors, as well ... Had 88 pancake blocks as a junior in 2006, while earning 1st-Team All-District and All-East Texas honors, as well ... Credited with 110 pancake blocks in his first year as a starter during his sophomore season, taking home 1st-Team All-District honors in the process ... Made 66 pancake blocks as a freshman in 2004, moving up from the junior varsity for the final eight games of the year ... High school coach - Jeff Traylor.


Parents - Bobby & Kim Jenkins ... Is interested in studying in MU's School of Agriculture, in the area of agriculture nutrition ... Lists camping, fishing, hunting and country music concerts as his hobbies away from football ... Mentioned the prolific Tiger offense as a major reason for his decision to attend Mizzou, as well as the MU coaches and players, and how they carry themselves.

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