Found August 08, 2013 on STLSportsMinute:
On Wednesday, Dave Matter of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch had a story that discussed a new way that Missouri Tigers head football coach Gary Pinkel had hoped to use his star sophomore wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham. No, Pinkel did not explain to Matter that he had a number of unique plays dialed up for DGB in an attempt to get him the ball much more often than the Tigers did last season. Instead, Pinkel has DGB lining up on special teams as part of the punt blocking team. Gary Pinkel wants Dorial Green-Beckham to block some punts. Perfect. The most freakish athlete with the highest upside and most hoopla of any player in the history of the Missouri Tigers football program is now being asked to block punts. Meanwhile, the coaching staff has yet to give one hint that they will actually try to feature this kid in the offense more regularly and get him in the ball in more spots to make big plays. Blocking a punt can be a big play, but it is not the type of play DGB should be making. ...

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