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2025 4-Star QB Matt Zollers Commits to Missouri

A general view of a Missouri Tigers helmet against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders during the second half at Faurot Field at Memorial Stadium
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Amidst the anticipation of the upcoming season, Missouri football fans have reason to celebrate as highly-touted, 2025 four-star quarterback prospect Matt Zollers announced his commitment to the Tigers, igniting hopes for a bright future in Columbia.

The commitment of Zollers to Missouri is a significant development for the Tigers. It demonstrates the team's ability to attract top talent and positions them well for future success. Zollers' decision boosts excitement among fans and provides a solid foundation as Missouri aims to strengthen its competitiveness in the college football arena.

Who is Matt Zollers?

Standing at 6-foot-3 and weighing 205 pounds, Zollers emerged as a highly sought-after prospect in the world of collegiate football. Hailing from Royersford, Penn., Zollers boasts impressive accolades across multiple recruiting platforms, including Rivals, On3 Sports, 247Sports, and ESPN. Renowned for his prowess as a pro-style quarterback, Zollers' skill set promises to make a significant impact at the collegiate level.

Beyond the gridiron, Zollers has demonstrated his athletic versatility by also excelling on the basketball court. Despite being sidelined by injuries, he showcased his scoring ability by registering double-digit points in multiple games, further highlighting his athleticism and competitive spirit.

The Impact for Missouri

With the addition of Zollers, Missouri's 2025 recruiting class gains its first standout prospect. As the lone commit thus far, Zollers' decision marks an important milestone for the Tiger's recruiting efforts.

However, Missouri's overall recruiting class is currently ranked No. 69 nationally and No. 14 in the Southeastern Conference, indicating room for growth and further additions to bolster the team's roster.

As the Tigers continue their recruitment efforts, securing Zollers' commitment serves as a solid foundation to attract additional talent and elevate the team's standing in the highly competitive collegiate football landscape.

When will Zollers contribute?

Upon Zollers' arrival at Missouri, significant changes await the quarterback landscape, as the departure of senior quarterbacks creates an opening for new leadership. With only a freshman quarterback as his immediate competition, Zollers finds himself in a favorable position to assert himself and compete for the starting role.

In a shifting quarterback dynamic, his skill set and readiness to compete present a compelling case for early contribution. His arrival marks a pivotal moment for Missouri's football program, with the potential to usher in a new chapter of success. As the Tigers prepare for the upcoming season, Zollers' presence signals not just a change in personnel, but also the dawn of a promising era for Missouri football.

Scouting Zollers

Zollers brings a diverse skill set to Missouri's quarterback position, characterized by his adeptness in various aspects of the game. With good pocket presence and illusiveness in the pocket, Zollers showcases his ability to extend plays and make plays happen, even as a pocket passer. Notably, he exhibits accuracy while throwing on the move, complemented by his capability to contribute to the run game on designed quarterback runs.

Additionally, Zollers demonstrates a quick release and possesses a decently strong arm, allowing him to challenge defenses vertically and maintain composure under pressure. His willingness to attack the middle of the field and deliver a good deep ball adds depth to Missouri's offensive arsenal.

However, Zollers' tendency to occasionally overextend himself when plays break down presents an area for improvement. Despite this, his accolades speak volumes about his capabilities, as evidenced by his recognition as the 2023 MVP of his conference and his selection to the All-State team. In his junior year, he set school passing records with 2,917 yards and 37 passing touchdowns against just 2 interceptions.

His track record underscores his potential to make a significant impact at Missouri. Moreover, his dual-threat ability, contributing 420 yards and 7 touchdowns on the ground, further solidifies his status as a dynamic playmaker capable of elevating Missouri's offensive potency.


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