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Michael Scherer
Michael  Scherer

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.

High School:
Country Day

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 235

Position:
Linebacker

Major:
Business


07/14/2015

Brothers, Scherer Named to Butkus Award Watch List

Mizzou is one of 13 schools with multiple honorees on the Butkus Award Watch List

12/01/2014

Mizzou Football Media Day Quotes - Dec. 1

Head Coach Gary Pinkel addresses the media prior to Saturday's SEC Championship game vs. Alabama

11/10/2014

Mizzou Football Media Day Quotes - Nov. 10

Head Coach Gary Pinkel addresses the media prior to Saturday's game at Texas A&M

10/13/2014

Mizzou Football Media Day Quotes - Oct. 13

Head Coach Gary Pinkel addresses the media prior to Saturday's game at Florida

10/06/2014

Mizzou Football Media Day Quotes - Oct. 6

Head Coach Gary Pinkel addresses the media prior to Saturday's game vs. Georgia

10/25/2014

Missouri Football vs Vanderbilt - Homecoming - October 25, 2014

Missouri vs Vanderbilt - Homecoming 2014

10/11/2014

Missouri vs. Georgia- USA Today Gallery

Missouri vs. Georgia- USA Today Gallery

09/13/2014

Missouri Football vs UCF - September 13, 2014

Missouri vs UCF

09/13/2014

No. 20 Missouri vs. UCF

No. 20 Missouri vs. UCF photos by USA TODAY Sports

08/31/2013

Missouri Football vs Murray State - August 31, 2013

Missouri vs Murray State

• 2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2014 SEASON
Emerged as one of the Tigers’ top defensive players in his first year as a starter, finishing second on the team in tackles with 114 while tallying 3.5 TFLs, one forced fumble and a pair of fumble recoveries ... Also added a half sack on the year ... Hit his season-high in tackles twice with 13 against Indiana (Sept. 20) and against Kentucky (Nov. 1) ... Also hit double-digit tackles against UCF (Sept. 13) ... Had a pair of QB hurries at Toledo (Sept. 6) ... Forced a fumble in the SEC Championship Game against Alabama (Dec. 6) and had 7 tackles in all during that ballgame ... Had a half sack at Tennessee (Nov. 22) ... Had nine or more tackles in six games ... Had at least five tackles in 12 of 13 games on the year ... Had a career-best eight solo stops against UCF (Sept. 13) ... Posted seven tackles in the Citrus Bowl.

2013 SEASON
Played in all 14 games in his first full year for Mizzou ... recorded six tackles (four solo), while also tallying one tackle for loss.

2012 SEASON
Redshirt season.

HIGH SCHOOL
Ranked by both ESPN and Rivals as the No. 8 overall talent in the state of Missouri for 2012 at any position ... ESPN ranked him as the nation's No. 20 prospect at inside linebacker, while Rivals slotted him as the country's No. 56-ranked outside linebacker ... won First-Team All-State honors each of his last two seasons, and was named his conference's Player of the Year in 2011 ... was an Under Armour All-American as a junior when he made 83 tackles and had four sacks and one interception ... also stood out as a powerful running back, running for 1,120 yards and 13 touchdowns as a junior ... high school coach - Josh Smith.

PERSONAL
Parents - Joseph & Dori Scherer ... plans to major in business at Mizzou ... chose Mizzou over Stanford, Nebraska, Michigan State, Vanderbilt, Illinois and Iowa, among many others ... says that the team and coaches at Mizzou are like one big family, and that comfort level was a major reason for choosing MU.

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