Originally written on Fox Sports Kansas City  |  Last updated 11/20/14

COLUMBIA, MO - OCTOBER 23: Henry Josey of the Missouri Tigers in action against the Oklahoma Sooners at Faurot Field/Memorial Stadium on October 23, 2010 in Columbia, Missouri. The Tigers beat the Sooners 36-27. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
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 same night he was left crippled and...
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