February 7, 2007
2008 Jeff City lineman commits
The ink was not even dry on the letters of intent from the 2007 class before Missouri picked up its first verbal commitment for the Class of 2008. Jefferson City offensive lineman Travis Ruth made the call to be a Tiger on Wednesday morning, exactly a year from the day he will sign with Mizzou.
Ruth is plenty familiar with the Tiger program. His older brother, John Ruth is a walk-on linebacker for the Tigers. That is a big part of the reason it took Ruth less than 24 hours to pounce on Mizzou's offer.
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