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Mizzou lands five-star DE Nwaneri for 2024 recruiting class

One of the nation’s top football recruits for 2024 has picked Mizzou.

Five-star defensive lineman Williams Nwaneri announced Monday that he is committing to play at Mizzou starting in the fall of 2024.

Nwaneri, a 6’6″, 265 pound defensive lineman from Lee’s Summit North HS, picked the Tigers over Oklahoma, Georgia, Oregon and Tennessee. ranked Nwaneri as the No. 3 recruit in the nation for the ’24 class, and the top-ranked defensive lineman.