Posted December 31, 2013 on
The Missouri Tigers have been very successful over the years in finding some very talented under the radar prospects in each football recruiting class over the years. ShowMeMizzou.com introduces you to a rising talent who talks about his recruitment by Mizzou.
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Nobody cared to listen to Gary Pinkel.
The Missouri coach, a 22-year head coaching veteran, knew that's how life goes for men in charge of 5-7 teams.
"Last year we went into a new league, and when we were struggling, the injuries, I don't care how many we had, it didn't matter," Pinkel said. "It was, 'The SEC overpowered them.' That was just the...
The Missouri Tigers fell just short of winning the SEC a few weeks ago, but they still have an awesome bowl matchup of ahead of them to look forward to as they take on Oklahoma State in the AT&T Cotton Bowl on Friday. For the big game, Mizzou let its fans vote on the uniform combination that the players would wear — they decided to go with gold jerseys and black pants.
Many believe that Friday’s Cotton Bowl will be the last time Missouri fans will get to see star running back Henry Josey wearing a Tigers uniform. If so, the redshirt junior will be repping his school in style on his way out. Josey has shaved “Mizzou 20″ into his head ahead of the matchup with Oklahoma State – for the record, he wears No. 20 on the field.
Not finished yet...
Watching tape in the days leading up to the AT&T Cotton Bowl shows Missouri has talented quarterback James Franklin, running backs Henry Josey and Russell Hansbrough, and receivers Dorial Green-Beckham and L’Damian Washington. But the Tigers offensive line plays as big a part as the skill players with first-team All-SEC offensive tackle Justin Britt and second-team All-SEC center Evan Boehm.