Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/18/14

ST. LOUIS, MO - SEPTEMBER 5: Blaine Gabbert #11 of the University of Missouri Tigers passes against the University of Illinois Fighting Illini during the State Farm Arch Rivalry on September 5, 2009 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Missouri. The Tigers beat the Fighting Illini 37-9. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
Overview- Blaine Gabbert’s departure to the NFL was not a shocker, but did make for some interesting competition coming into 2011. His little brother, Tyler, was battling it out with preseason favorite James Franklin to see who would take over as starting QB. Not only was the starting QB spot up for grabs, the RB position was also in a state of flux going into fall camp. Luckily, some standout performers emerged to have fantastic seasons for the Missouri Tigers. James Franklin and Henry Josey came out of nowhere to lead the 30th ranked scoring offense in the nation to another stellar season.Biggest Surprise- Henry Josey, Sophomore Running Back With the Tigers returning their top three rushers from last season, and nobody really distinguishing themselves as a legitimate starter, it was difficult to select one a fantasy option. Boy, were we wrong. Not only did Josey rush for over 1,100 yards on the season, he did it with three games to spare. Josey suffered a devastating leg injury i...
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