Lareno Seymour 29
Lareno Seymour

RS Senior

St. Louis, Mo.

High School:
Hazelwood East

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 200

Free Safety



Sophomore defender who will line up at the free safety position ... Has great athleticism and a hard-hitting demeanor that should translate to increased playing opportunities in 2005 ... Enters the spring practice period listed at No. 3 on the depth chart at the free safety position.


Did not see action on the season as he continued to acclimate to the system ... Showed an excellent work ethic in the weight room, where he gained 20 pounds from his playing weight of 180 as a true freshman ... Had a tackle for loss in the annual Black and Gold Game.


Redshirt season ... Was named scout team MVP for his work in practice leading up to MU's historic win over Nebraska.


Stepped into starring role as a senior for tradition-rich Hazelwood East program ... Rated as the No. 20 overall prospect (all positions) in the state of Missouri by ... Was his team's defensive MVP as a senior as he recorded 80 tackles, 3 quarterback sacks and forced 2 fumbles on a conference co-championship outfit ... Named 1st-team all-state by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and made PrepStar Magazine's all-region team ... Played in a back-up role as a junior, and managed 20 tackles, one quarterback sack and one fumble recovery for a team that finished as conference and district champs and was the eventual Missouri Class 5A runners-up ... Ran track as a sophomore and turned in a best time of 22.9 seconds in the 200-meters ... High school coach - Corey Johnson.


Son of Anthony Seymour and Stephanie Pattenson ... Full name - LaReno Romaro Seymour ... Birthdate - Sept. 6, 1985 ... Plans to study journalism at MU's highly-regarded J-School ... Chose Mizzou over Wisconsin, Illinois and Kansas, among others.