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Drew Temple 17
Drew Temple

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kansas City, Mo.

High School:
Rockhurst

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 190

Position:
Tailback


2008 Season Outlook

Rated by Rivals as the No. 7 overall player in the state of Missouri (any position), and as the nation's No. 31 running back prospect ... Named a midlands All-Region selection by SuperPrep Magazine ... ESPN.com says that he runs harder than listed measurables and is a well-rounded running back prospect ... Is the younger brother of Tony Temple, who just completed his Tiger career by breaking the Cotton Bowl record with 281 yards and 4 TDs rushing in Mizzou's 38-7 win over Arkansas ...

High School

Helped lead his Rockhurst squad to a perfect 13-0 season and a Missouri class 6 state championship ... Ran for 174 yards and 2 TDs (63 yds., 15 yds.) in the state title game against Mehlville, on the same weekend that older brother Tony and the Tigers defeated 2nd-ranked Kansas to win the Big 12 North title and take over the #1 spot in the Associated Press and BCS polls ... Consensus 1st-Team All-State running back as a senior, rushing for over 1,500 yards and 22 TDs while averaging 8.2 yards per carry ... Missed most of his junior season due to injury, but as a sophomore ran for over 500 yards and 11 TDs for the Hawklets, who reached the state semi-finals ... High school coach - Tony Severino ...

Personal

Interested in studying business management in MU's esteemed College of Business ... Lists sports, friends, music, movies and church as his interests ... Chose Mizzou over Tennessee, Boston College, Kansas and Kansas State, among others ... Parents - Tony Temple & Diana Temple ... Listed the vibrant life and energy of the football program and the University of Missouri as a major attraction for him, as well as the stellar reputation of the business school ... MU primary recruiting coach - Andy Hill.