Mizzou Football Links
Offers from Arkansas, Michigan, Notre Dame, Oklahoma State and Texas Tech? I'll take that.
If his facebook page can be believed (and trust me, it can), Waco (TX) DB Will Hines has committed to #Mizzou
Other Football Links
The 'He said/he said' at the end of the Chicago Trib article is golden. Jim Delany: jerk. Mark Shapiro: jerk. Jerks rolling their eyes and saying "He said what?" about each other is fun ... right down to the re-gifted champagne.
National Football Post: Inside the playbook: the NFL route tree
Burnt Orange Nation: So Long, Nebraska, Don't Let the Door Hit You On the Way Out
- Chicago Tribune: Big Ten: ESPN's lowball offer triggered Big Ten expansion
- ESPN.com (Bruce Feldman, $): NFL stars who didn't have great college careers
- Cowboys Ride For Free: Which Oklahoma School Should an Oklahoma Cheer For? (This is incredibly accurate.)
I realize AAU connections are going to help ace recruiters like Tim Fuller, but I can't say I mind any effort to limit the strength of certain AAU figureheads ... which is what I interpret the NCAA doing here.
The Missourian: NCAA looks to limit basketball recruiting in July
Other Mizzou Links
So Mizzou is having an impact on two different American teams, a Latvian team and potentially an Israeli team. Fun.
MUtigers.com: Tigers, Team USA Start Strong
The Missourian: Taylor, Thomas, Team USA start out summer victorious
MUtigers.com: Volleyball Announces 2011 Schedule
MUtigers.com: Team USA Picks Up Two More Wins
The Missourian: Missouri baseball's Tim Jamieson leads Team USA to 5-1 start
SimmonsField.com: Mizzou Baseball in the Majors (Ian Kinsler)
ESPN Dallas: Ian Kinsler to consider playing for Israel
Mizzou Women's Basketball
MUtigers.com: Priede named to Latvian national team
So ... if we eat tons of yogurt (and we do), that makes it okay to eat tons of fries (and we do), right?