Posted November 17, 2011 on AP on Fox
Missouri tailbacks Kendial Lawrence and De'Vion Moore realize they have a tough act to follow. After starting the season at the top of the depth chart, both suffered injuries within the few first weeks and watched on the sideline as sophomore third-stringer Henry Josey became the Big 12's leading rusher. After picking up 1,168 yards in 10 games, fifth most in Missouri history for a single season, Josey tore the patellar tendon and suffered tears to the medial collateral and anterior cruciate ligaments in his left knee Saturday against Texas. ''I just went out on the field right when I saw it,'' Lawrence said. ''I felt like it was going to be something bad.'' Lawrence (broken fibula) and Moore (high ankle sprain) both missed three games. Both are expected to see significant time in the backfield Saturday when Missouri (5-5, 3-4 Big 12) plays Texas Tech (5-5, 2-5) in the home finale. Even as their playing time diminished, both players realized anything could happen. ''Everyone k...
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