It’s a Prime time to be in Columbia.
Talan Chandler, a three-star center in the class of 2024, announced Sunday afternoon that he had flipped his commitment from Colorado to Mizzou football. The offensive lineman announced the move on his X (formerly known as Twitter) account shortly after Missouri coach Eli Drinkwitz had teased an incoming flipped commit
Chandler had taken visits to the Tigers, the Buffs, Kansas State, Iowa State and Memphis during his recruitment, per Rivals. The Nevada, Missouri, native initially committed to Deion Sanders’ Colorado team back in February.
But for the third straight cycle, Drinkwitz tempted a recruit away from another team.
In 2021, Mizzou snatched linebacker Marcus Scott from LSU.
Chandler is the 15th player to commit to Missouri’s class of 2024, which is ranked No. 40 in the nation and 15th among SEC teams, factoring in Oklahoma and Texas for next season.
The offensive lineman was the 14th-ranked prospect in the state of Missouri.
As a recruit from Missouri committed to an in-state institution, Chandler is immediately eligible to profit off of his name, image and likeness. The novel bill — House Bill 417 — passed in July allows high school kids from Missouri the ability to profit off of NIL.