The Missouri Tigers were solid at one cornerback position and one safety spot with E.J. Gaines and Braylon Webb returning from starting duty in 2012. Some younger players showed they can be called on for 2013
During fall camp, Missouri junior cornerback E.J. Gaines has been playing even better than he did a year ago when he was named First-Team All-Big 12 and ranked 4th in the NCAA with his school-record 18 passes defended.ShowMeMizzou.com gets his and Tiger coaches thoughts on his camp.
The term “shutdown corner” is defined as follows: any player with the ability to shut down an entire side of a football field for fear of the havoc he’ll wreak on the opposing offense—or something like that. It’s a term used sparingly, as few guys have truly enveloped the ability, but it is one that could see itself being reborn of one of the SEC’s newest player additions...
Missouri standout cornerback E.J. Gaines talks with ShowMeMizzou.com about his spring football experience as the football team takes it's spring break, and his outlook on everything being new, including heading to the SEC.
Missouri Tiger cornerback EJ Gaines is looking forward to returning to Kansas City where he played high school ball and hopes to finish the the regular season with a big win over rival Kansas in their last Big 12 meeting.
Missouri sophomore cornerback E.J. Gaines has been selected as the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week, as announced Monday morning by the league office.