If KOMU's Ashley Zavala is to be believed, Mizzou running back and return man extraordinaire Marcus Murphy will also miss Saturday's game versus Syracuse.
Mizzou's KR/PR Murphy sat out of practice because of injury. Source says he's been sitting all week, won't play on Saturday.— Ashley Zavala (@ZavalaA) November 16, 2012
Mizzou KR/PR Murphy leads NCAA in combined KR scores w/ 4 total return TDs. He won't play Saturday because of injury.— Ashley Zavala (@ZavalaA) November 16, 2012
Here's the video I took from Tuesday's practice when Mizzou PR/KR Murphy was carted to field, walking gingerly yfrog.us/n8bfuqqqkleatr… …— Ashley Zavala (@ZavalaA) November 16, 2012
It's just getting stupid at this point. Correction: It got stupid a month ago. Now it's reaching "I almost hope Mizzou doesn't make a bowl because 26 more players would suffer injuries in bowl practice and miss spring ball" stage.
(And yes, I do actually hope Mizzou makes a bowl. But still.)