Mizzou Links, 2-3-12

COLUMBIA, MO - FEBRUARY 09: DeMarre Carroll #1 of the Missouri Tigers celebrates after the Tigers defeated the Kansas Jayhawks 62-60 on February 9, 2009 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Mizzou Basketball Links

Other Basketball Links

  • There's Something Strangely Familiar About This Story, But I Can't Quite Put My Finger On It...
    The Dagger: Arkansas is winless on the road yet in the hunt for an NCAA bid
  • Good Old Coach Eustachy
    CBS Sports: I like Larry Eustachy (and you should, too)

Mizzou Football Links

  • More On Recruiting
    The Trib (Dave Matter): Emptying the Signing Day Notebook

    If coffee's indeed for closers, then call Hill the Barista.

    Of course, offensive coordinator David Yost deserves praise for landing the nation's No. 1 recruit. The joke around MU the last few years is that Columbia has been Yost's second home; his permanent residence lies in Springfield. But time and time again Wednesday, Yost credited Hill with closing the deal for Green-Beckham. It's Hill who made Missouri a desirable place for players who like to catch the football. It's his knowledge of the position. His funloving personality. His high standards. And, maybe most of all, the black and gold running through his veins.

    If there comes a time when John Kadlec's title should fall to someone else, Hill might be the most deserving Mr. Mizzou, 2.0. [...]

    Hill's reward came Wednesday in the shape of a 6-foot-6, 220-pound specimen, a player destined to join the others on his list of great Missouri receivers. I caught Hill as he was leaving Mizzou Arena yesterday. You'd need a sledgehammer to knock the smile off his face. I asked him if he sees Green-Beckham as a slot receiver or more of a split end.

    "I don't know. He's an inside receiver. Or an outside receiver," he said as he walked to the parking lot "We're just starting to have those discussions. All that matters now is he's a Missouri Tiger."

    And with that, he turned his back, threw his right arm into the air and pumped it again, another TD celebration for Mr. Mizzou.

    The Trib: 2012 Missouri football recruiting class
    KC Star (Campus Corner): Andy Hill stakes Missouri claim to Kansas City
    PowerMizzou: More than a one-man class
    PowerMizzou: PMTV-HD: Signing Day Press Conference
  • More On DGB
    The Trib: Green-Beckham's signing has Missouri on top of the world
    The Trib: Fun part starts for coaches
    SI.com: Location leads top WR Dorial Green-Beckham to sign with Missouri
    Lost Lettermen: Top 10 WR Recruits of Past 20 Years

SEC (And Big 12, And Big East)

  • Gamecocks Online: VIDEO: Gamecocks Welcome Missouri Tigers to SEC
  • SB Nation: Big East Expansion: West Virginia Gone, But Boise State And Air Force Could Join Early

Other Mizzou Links

  • KC Star: Mizzou Hall of Fame tickets still available
  • Mizzou Wrestling
    MUtigers.com: No. 13 Mizzou Hosts Pair of Top-10 Conference Foes
    The Missourian: Waters leads Missouri against Top-10 opponents Oklahoma, Oklahoma State
  • Mizzou Gymnastics
    The Missourian: Missouri confident after win over Nebraska
    The Missourian: New assistant gymnastics coach fits in at Missouri


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