Luther Burden

Position: Wide Receiver
Class: Sophomore
High School: East St. Louis
Hometown: St. Louis, Mo.

As a freshman, Luther started 10 games of the 2022 season and saw action in all 13 games. He finished the season with 45 catches, 375 yards and five touchdowns through the air, 88 yards and two touchdowns on the ground and a punt-return touchdown. His eight scores were the most amongst true-freshman receivers nationwide, while finishing second amongst all true-freshman in the SEC. He was the first freshman nationwide to record two receiving TD’s, two rushing TD’s and a punt-return TD in the same season since 2008. He made an immediate impact in his first collegiate game, recording six touches, three rushing for 26 yards and a touchdown, three receiving for 17 yards and a touchdown in the win over LA Tech.

Awards & Honors

    Third consensus five-star prospect to sign with Mizzou
    MaxPreps Player of the Year
    Rivals Illinois High School Player of the Year
    ESPN ranked him as No. 8 in the 2022 class, and the top ranked receiver
    Rivals listed him as No. 5 nationally
    247Sports ranked him No. 17 in the country and No. 2 WR

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