Found October 31, 2012 on Double Coverage Football:
Missouri has made it no secret how proud they are to be a part of the SEC. From the "SEC" chants to this miserable music video, the fans have been loud and proud about ditching the Big 12 for the prestige of the SEC. The only problem? Well, they actually thought they'd compete in their new conference. After four straight SEC losses to Georgia, South Carolina, Vanderbilt and Alabama, the Tigers' first conference win came gift wrapped in the form of the Kentucky Wildcats. The school was so proud that the fifth time was a charm that they decided to make commemorative t-shirts, celebrating their first conference win in their inaugural SEC season. So, if you're feeling like you need to bring a piece of history into your household stop by the Mizzou bookstore and fork over $16.99 for your very own "Missouri Caged the Cats" t-shirt. Don't worry, those XX's you see where the score should be? The bookstore website says those will be replaced w...

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