Found September 20, 2012 on
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The Missouri Tigers have been dealing with heavy questions this week regarding the reason James Franklin did not take a pain-numbing injection for his sore shoulder, last Saturday.Franklin stated that he didn’t want to take the shot, and therefore redshirt freshman Corbin Berkstresser started the game against the Pac 12’s Arizona State.Berkstresser ran for a touchdown and threw for 198 yards as the Tigers won the game 24-20.And while Berkstresser didn’t light it up, he did win and received much praise from his team mates.“He’s a tough player, and reminds me of Blaine Gabbert," said Missouri Wide Receiver T.J. Moe.Franklin’s decision to rest his painful shoulder, led to media outlets like Sports Radio 810 in Kansas City, and Columbia Tribune Columnist Dave Matter, to ask if players on the team were questioning Franklin’s “toughness” after declining the shot.Regardless, with injuries to the offensive line, having a strong, tall 230-pound capable backup like Berkstresser is a good...
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COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Missouri freshman quarterback Corbin Berkstresser had five minutes to process how he was going to realize a lifelong dream.
Idolizing Corby Jones, the Tigers' signal caller in the late 1990s, Berkstresser grew up running options and throwing to his cousins in his suburban Kansas City backyard. Last Saturday, in only his third collegiate game, Berkstresser...
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On Saturday, red-shirt freshman QB Corbin Berkstresser made his first career start for Missouri in the Tigers’ 24-20 win over visiting Arizona State.He spoke with ShowMeMizzou.com about the game and living his dream as Mizzou's starting QB.
Well, we're glad that's clear. There's no confusion now. The past week in CoMo included talk of comas, cortisone shots and the condition of quarterback James Franklin's bum throwing arm... the only thing missing was a guest appearance by Gregory House, M.D.
Missouri beat Arizona State last Saturday, but the real drama came after coach Gary Pinkel's odd comments...
The quarterback questions keep coming for No. 7 South Carolina and Missouri, even though both teams expect their starting passers to be on the field Saturday.
Coach Steve Spurrier said Connor Shaw was OK to start for the Gamecocks (3-0, 1-0 Southeastern Conference), despite playing less than two quarters in two weeks because of a shoulder injury. Missouri quarterback James Franklin...
The No. 7 South Carolina Gamecocks have their biggest test of the 2012 college football season when they play host to SEC newcomers, the Missouri Tigers on Saturday afternoon. While the Tigers may be unranked, they are still a dangerous team.
Both the Gamecocks and Tigers have potent offenses. Yet, over the past game or two, both have done it with their back up quarterbacks running...