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    Nathan Echard
    39 Nathan Echard
    Class:
    RS Freshman

    Hometown:
    Eureka, Mo.

    High School:
    Eureka

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 215

    Position:
    LB

    Experience:
    4-4

    2013: Joined team as a walk-on in summer 2013.

    High School: First-team All-State coaches selection ... Two-time All-Conference selection as a linebacker ... Eureka High School Athlete of the Year ... Recorded 13 career touchdowns and eight career interceptions ... Four-year member of the high school honor roll ... Academic All-State selection as a senior ... Also received one varsity letter in basketball and two in track ... High School coach was Farrell Shelton.

    Personal: Full given name is Nathaniel Ray Echard ... Last name pronounced ECK-erd ... Son of Kelly and Brian Echard ... Enrolled in general curriculum ... Has two brothers ... Born Feb. 22, 1995, in Valparaiso, Ind. ... Had a brother and uncle play football and Missouri and grandfather play football at USC.

    Updated July 2013

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