The life of a college football player can take many unpredictable twists and turns over the course of a long season. So here was Mizzou standout offensive lineman Justin Britt on Monday afternoon, answering questions from reporters about Christmas music, dancing in a parking lot and his fiance's "mom car," as one of his teammates called it.
"When we get on the field we have a business-like attitude," Britt said. "But when we come off to the sideline and we're in that 'U' we try to lighten the mood and make it fun. We just relax and wait till we go back out there."
Monday is the day each week that Tigers coach Gary Pinkel and requested players meet with the media and Britt, Mizzou's 6-foot-6, 315-pound redshirt senior left tackle, was the big man in the spotlight after being announced as the Southeastern Conference's Offensive Line Player of the Week earlier in the day.
It was a well-deserved honor for Britt, a three-year starter who received the top offensive line grade of 94 per...