He was a top recruit hoping to lead the University of Missouri to new heights but has his college career cut short by injury.

It's not the story of Mizzou freshman Michael Porter Jr., but of one of the best high school football players in the history of the state.

Tony Van Zant broke national records as a high school running back ar Hazelwood Central on his way to becoming the most sought-after player in America.

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When Mizzou landed the top recruit, they thought they were getting a future Heisman Trophy winner, but they didn't.

With the injury to Porter Jr., the Van Zant story is as timely as ever.