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Missouri Tigers quarterback James Franklin had a rough day of it on Tuesday at SEC Media day, when he told reporters that his own Mizzou fans were the rudest in the SEC.
But Wednesday started off much better for Franklin, who was announced as one of 34 quarterbacks on the pre-season Davey O’Brien Award watchlist.
#Mizzou quarterback James Franklin is one of 34 players named to the preseason watch list for the Davey O'Brien Award.
— Terez A. Paylor (@TerezPaylor) July 17, 2013
The Davey O’Briend Award goes to the best quarterback in the nation every season, so Franklin is in elite company, which is curious since there is no guarantee that Franklin will be the starting quarterback this fall. Head coach Gary Pinkel has named Franklin, a senior, the front-runner for the job, but has not named him the starter just yet.
Franklin is coming off a disappointing junior season which exposed some of his flaws as a passer and left him timid when tucking the ball and running. Franklin fought...
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As SEC media day unfolded, Missouri Tigers football fans received some confirmation regarding the depth chart at the quarterback position as the team gets ready to begin practice. Mizzou head coach Gary Pinkel brought senior James Franklin with him and told reporters that Franklin was the front-runner. Franklin also answered questions from reporters and was asked who had the rudest...
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