Posted August 18, 2012 on
On Saturday, the Missouri Tigers closed out their 2012 Pre-Season Camp with a two-hour practice on Faurot Field in shells.Practice will resume on Tuesday afternoon, as the team begins to ready itself for the season opener two weeks from today.
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COLUMBIA, Mo. The cracks toward Missouri's senior citizen on the offensive line are best served cold, with a pinch of recognition and respect. The verbal jabs are swung in honest fun in part because Elvis Fisher, a sixth-year left tackle, enjoys a good grin himself.
"Elvis," coach Gary Pinkel said with a straight face, "has been around here for about 10 years...
2011 Record: (8-5, 5-4 in Big 12)
Head Coach: Gary Pinkel (157-91-3 Overall, 84-54 at Missouri)
Last Bowl Game: 2011 Independence Bowl: beat UNC 41-24
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Must Win: 9/1 vs Southeastern Louisiana, 9/29 at UCF, 10/27 vs Kentucky
Big Games: 9/8 vs Georgia, 9/22 at South Carolina, 10/13 vs Alabama, 11/3 vs...
Missouri coach Gary Pinkel expects receiver T.J. Moe to fully participate when practice resumes Tuesday.
Moe led the Tigers in receptions and yards receiving in 2010 and 2011. He has been withheld from contact drills since practices began Aug. 2 after hurting his hamstring in June. He has also sat out both of the team's scrimmages during camp. A final scrimmage is scheduled...
On Friday morning, the Missouri Tigers returned to the practice field following their second scrimmage of fall camp. The two-plus hour workout in full pads on the Kadlec Athletic Fields was very spirited, and very competitive.
Missouri's quarterback, James Franklin, is the teams bread and butter. An outstanding read option quarterback, Franklin is also a skilled passer. Last year he completed 238 of 376 passes for a 21 touchdowns and rushed for 981 yards on 217 attempts resulting in 15 touchdowns.
The junior quarterback has had his share of injuries. This year he will be coming back from off...