July 16, 2008

Former Seminole signee now a Tiger

In February of 2007, Brian Coulter was one of the most highly regarded junior college players in America and had just signed a letter of intent with Florida State. He never could have guessed it would be more than a year and a half before he would play college football.

When the Noles filled the scholarship, Coulter no longer had a spot and was back on the market. There was no shortage of suitors. Teams like Miami, Virginia Tech, LSU, Louisville, Texas A&M and Washington sent out scholarship offers. But Coulter had taken three correspondence courses during his year out of school and many of the schools on that list told him they couldn't accept those credits. Coulter was searching again and took a recruiting trip to Seattle to see the University of Washington.

After that, Coulter enrolled in summer classes at Mizzou and is set to compete immediately. He is eligible this fall and has two years of eligibility.

Coulter recorded 13 sacks and 50 tackles as a sophomore at Pearl River CC during the 2006 season. He was rated as the nation's 47th best junior college prospect in his class.

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