COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri football’s Barrett Banister is a member of the 2022 Wuerffel Trophy Watch List, it was announced on Thursday. The trophy honors college football players who serve others, celebrate their positive impact on society and inspire greater service in the world.
A Spring 2021 cum laude graduate, Banister is a 2022 AFCA Good Works Team nominee and was a 2021 Burlsworth Trophy nominee. A former walk-on who earned a scholarship prior to the 2019 season, he is a four-time member of the SEC Honor Roll and was a 2021 CoSIDA Academic All-District selection.
Banister has played in 44 career games with 93 receptions and 812 yards. His volunteer experience includes Playing 4 Hope (visits with kids in the hospital due to disability, illness or disease), Angel Tree Secret Santa (holiday shopping for families in need) and Night of Champions (kids camp at Mizzou’s Faurot Field).
Mizzou will open the 2022 season on Thursday, September 1 at Faurot Field, playing host to Louisiana Tech. As part of a new fan experience initiative, Mizzou encourages attendees to #TigerStripeFaurot in Black and Gold against the Bulldogs, and in future home openers. Season tickets for the 2022 campaign are on sale now. Visit MUTigers.com/Zou22 for more information.