Found September 01, 2013 on Fox Sports Kansas City:
ST. LOUIS, Mo. --Gathered together in their hotel Friday evening, members of the Missouri football team watched a video meant to inspire them for a new season. They cheered at their clips of big hits and touchdowns. Then Henry Josey appeared on the screen, and the room erupted. "Everyone was going crazy," Missouri quarterback James Franklin said. "We were just ready for him to get back out there and do what he does." As the running back's teammates roared around him, there was still a seed of doubt buried deep inside. His rehabilitation from a potentially career-ending left knee injury had long finished, and this year's spring and fall camp had been a breeze. The joint that had been shredded -- a torn patellar tendon, anterior cruciate and meniscus, along with torn medial collateral ligaments -- now felt so good it required no brace, no tape. But practices and scrimmages are not a game, and Josey hadn't played one of those since Nov. 12, 2011, the sam...

The 2013 Missouri Tigers Take on the SEC.

The Missouri Tigers take the field today to start their 2013 campaign against Murray  State. More than 50,000 fans are expected to consume Faurot Field as the Tigers start their second year in the SEC with the hopes of making an impact in a division that is filled with top tier teams that all look to stop the Tigers in their tracks. Last year’s team saw a season filled with...

No. 60 Missouri Tigers season preview

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Missouri football: How many wins for the Tigers this season?

The Missouri Tigers take the field to kick off the 2013 season on Saturday night at Memorial Stadium and Faurot Field to take on Murray Staten, an FCS school. It will be the first game of the Tigers second season in the SEC and the Tigers have lined up four very winnable non-conference games to start the season. But how many will the Tigers win throughout the year? Cast your vote...

NCAAF: I Think They’re Back

We’re only one game deep, but it seems like these players are on pace for much-needed rebound seasons. We’ve seen each one of these players show their stud potential over their careers, and luckily for their teams, this was the case in week one. James Franklin (QB, Missouri) Two seasons ago Franklin was a dangerous sophomore. He threw for 2,872 yards and 21 touchdowns while rushing...

Recap: Missouri surges past Murray State 58-14 in opener

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP)James Franklin threw for 318 yards and three touchdowns before coming out early in the third quarter, helping Missouri take command after early struggles and whip Murray State 58-14 Saturday night in an opener that began in 98-degree heat.Henry Josey had 113 yards on 13 carries with a 68-yard score in his first game back from a left knee injury that required two...

Missouri/ Murray State Post Game

Saturday, the Missouri Tigers kicked off their 2013 season by racking up a school-record 694 yards of total offense on their way to a 58-14 shellacking of the Murray State Racers.

Mizzou Blows Past Racers 58-14 In Opener

The Missouri Tigers opened their 2013 football season with a pounding of Murray State as the Tiger offense exploded behind QB James Franklin's 3 TD passes, and the running of Henry Josey and Russell Hansbrough to win 58-14.
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