Originally written on Leftover Hot Dog  |  Last updated 12/27/11
The Missouri Tigers defeated the North Carolina Tarheels in the Independence Bowl by the score of 42-24. UNC looked like and played like UNC.  Meaning poor defensive play led to their loss.  They have potentially but must play better as a defensive unit. The real reason us Gamecock fans tuned into the Independence Bowl was to see what the Tigers from Missouri are all about and we left impressed. The team has been to seven post-season bowl games in a row, and has had 29 total bowl appearances.  By the initial watch of their game, they should fit right in the SEC football world.  Here are some more postgame thoughts on Missouri... If you recall, the field of teams in the Southeastern Conference has extended to 14 with the addition of the University of Missouri, starting on July 1, 2012. The decision was announced on Sunday, Nov. 6, and it was unanimous among the conference schools' presidents and chancellors.  So we Gamecock fans must now begin to get too accustomed to the Misso...
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