Mizzou receiver reportedly changes positions to start fall camp
Ja’Marion Wayne was a 4-star signee in Mizzou’s highly touted 2022 recruiting class, coming to the Tigers from Ballwin, Missouri, as a wide receiver.
But, it seems he’ll potentially try to earn playing time at a different position during the 2022 campaign, as he’s reportedly switched to defense.
Per St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter Dave Matter, Wayne opened fall camp at safety during Monday’s practice:
One personnel change for Mizzou: Freshman Ja’Marion Wayne opens camp at safety. The Parkway West rookie came in as a receiver.
— Dave Matter (@Dave_Matter) August 1, 2022
Wayne was the No. 41 receiver in the class of 2022 and the No. 7 overall recruit from the state of Missouri, per the 247Sports composite rankings.
Will Wayne crack the rotation in the secondary for the Tigers this fall? We’ll see how he performs during the rest of fall camp.