Luther Burden III
|Position||Wide receiver 13|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight||215 lb (98 kg)|
|High school||East St. Louis (IL)|
Burden attended East St. Louis Senior High School. He was a star in both basketball and football. He was selected by ESPN as the top offensive recruit in the class of 2022 and the No. 5 overall recruit nationally. 247Sports ranked him as the No. 3 recruit in the nation, and Rivals.com rated him at No. 4.
Burden received 41 total college scholarship offers, eventually narrowing his final options to Alabama, Georgia, and Missouri. In October 2021, he committed to Missouri. He was only the third consensus five-star recruit signed by Missouri in the past 20 years.
- David Kvidahl (May 9, 2021). "What a Catch: Receiver dominated for Lions in fall, Flyers in spring". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. p. D11 – via Newspapers.com.
- "2022 ESPN 300". ESPN.com. Retrieved July 28, 2022.
- "Luther Burden". 247Sports. Retrieved August 6, 2022.
- "Luther Burden". Rivals.com. Retrieved August 6, 2022.
- David Kvidahl (October 20, 2021). "Burden Picks Mizzou: Five-star WR ready to 'turn Mizzou around'". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. pp. B1, B6 – via Newspapers.com.
- Missouri bio