Originally posted on It's Always Sunny in Detroit  |  Last updated 9/3/12
For some unknown reason (other than money), the University of Missouri decided to inflict pain upon their football program by joining the Southeastern Conference on July 1.  Most would think that the Tigers, who went 8-5 last season in a decent Big XII, would take their lumps in their first season in the SEC.  They will travel to #6 Georgia for a nationally-televised night game on Saturday and will also head on the road for games at #9 South Carolina and #23 Florida.  They will play host to defending national champion #2-ranked Alabama on October 13. The Tigers aren’t joining the SEC shyly.  In fact, they’re coming in growling with trash talk.  Junior defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson was asked if he watched Georgia’s opening week 45-23 win over Buffalo to prepare for Saturday’s matchup.  His response: “I watched the game. I turned it off, too.  It’s like watching Big Ten football. It’s old-man football.  If we execute, nobody in this league [the SEC] can touch us. Period.” I’ve w
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