Glaser connects with Burton for 71-yard score on game's final play
A promising young tight end, Boatright looks ready to challenge for playing time as a sophomore ... Had an 8-yard reception in the Maroon and White Game (4/20/13).
2013: Saw action in 11 contests as a redshirt freshman, while accounting for 70 yards on 6 receptions to finish sixth on the team in total catches ... Notched his first career catch in home opener against Northwestern State (8/29/13) ... Had season-long 21-yard snag against Central Arkansas (9/21/13) ... Logged his first tackle in home win over No. 24 Illinois State (9/28/13) ... Also had first-down receptions at Murray State (9/14/13) and at South Dakota (10/5/13).
2012: Redshirted his first season at Missouri State.
High School: Was an all-district pick at tight end in 2011 for Coach Allan Trimble at Jenks (Okla.) High ... Started three seasons and finished with 41 receptions for 5 touchdowns ... Helped lead Jenks to an 11-3 record and Oklahoma state semifinal appearance in 2011 as well as state finals trips in 2009 (12-2) and 2010 (13-1) ... Was also a four-year starter at center on the Jenks basketball team and played one season of baseball.
Personal: Ryan Vincent Boatright was born 9/27/93 in Tulsa, Okla. ... Son of Everett and Chrystal Boatright of Tulsa ... Has a brother, Braden, and a sister, Jessica ... Majoring in Logistics & Supply Chain Management.