The streamers were still falling from the Georgia Dome ceiling when some disappointed and disgruntled folks turned their attention to James Franklin on Twitter.
Franklin "sucks" and "is a terrible quarterback" were two early remarks.
But there were plenty more unfortunately.
"This game was lost because Franklin had a terrible day passing."
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Through it all, James Franklin is thankful.
The Missouri senior quarterback is thankful for the win over Texas A&M on Senior Night. He's thankful for the opportunity to play in the Southeastern Conference Championship Game on Saturday. He's thankful for his teammates. He's thankful for everything.
It's a word he uses a lot.
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- It might be OK for someone in Missouri senior quarterback James Franklin's position to simply ignore all the attention being showered on Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel.
It might even be best to go with the head-in-the-sand philosophy regarding Manziel.
But Franklin isn't ignoring the pregame talk, nor is he dismissive of Manziel's talents...
In the fourth quarter of the Missouri Tigers upset against Georgia Saturday, Mizzu quarterback James Franklin was injured. He landed on his shoulder and ESPN’s Brett McMurphy had reported Franklin was lost for the season. It later came out James will only miss 5 weeks but with Missouri getting into conference play now; this injury could hinder what has been a great season for the...
The 6-0 Missouri Tigers received some horrible news Saturday when they learned quarterback James Franklin will miss the remainder of the regular season with a shoulder injury.
#Mizzou QB James Franklin is expected to be out for at least the next 6 wks, probably longer w a Grade 2 shoulder separation, per source.
— Bruce Feldman (@BFeldmanCBS) October 12, 2013
ESPN is reporting...
Mizzou coach Gary Pinkel has confirmed that quarterback James Franklin separated his shoulder against Georgia and will be out at least 6 weeks.
COLUMBIA, MO. -- In this game a year ago, the quarterback spent three quarters in an all too familiar place.
From the sideline, James Franklin favored a tweaked left knee as he watched an early lead spiral into a 19-15 loss to Vanderbilt.
"MCL," Franklin said Monday, when asked what he remembered of the game played Oct. 6, 2012.
More injuries, more losses and more frustration...
Last year, I described the coming of the Missouri Tigers to the SEC as being similar to the first day of school. However, after a year into said new school, which just happens to be the most dominant entity in major label American sports, the SEC, a few things are very clear that this is […]The post The Good, The Bad And The Ugly: The 2013 Missouri Tigers appeared first on The...
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri quarterback James Franklin will likely miss his second consecutive game when the Tigers play Kentucky on Saturday.
Franklin was listed as "doubtful" on the team's updated depth chart released Monday. The junior sprained the medial collateral ligament in his left knee during the first quarter against Vanderbilt on Oct. 6.
Missouri's quarterback takes an interesting approach to injuries. His stance is much different from what you'll see from many others.