Mizzou Links, 6-18-12

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Mizzou Football Links

  • QB No. 1
    The Trib (Dave Matter): Answering The Friday Twitter Mailbag

    @CoryRadford79: What are the chances @JFrankTank1 is not the starter September 1st vs SE LA St?

    Shortly after this question was posted on Twitter, @JFrankTank1, also known as Missouri quarterback James Franklin, replied with this tweet: Zero :)

    I’d say he’s a solid source for that question, but we’ll definitely know much more about his status once preseason camp begins in early August. Gary Pinkel has said Franklin is ahead of schedule with his rehab and is expected to begin throwing in July. Here’s what Pinkel said when asked about Franklin earlier this month at MU’s joint alumni event with Texas A&M in Atlanta (courtesy of Seth Emerson, who covers Georgia for the Macon Telegraph):

    "He had about a 20, 30-degree" labrum "tear there. We're looking at him being ready to go. We think he's gonna be 100 percent. Drew Brees had the same surgery. He had a much more severe tear when he left San Diego to go to New Orleans. We talked to their medical staff, especially their trainers, and how they rehabbed him. James is well ahead of where he should be, and we expect him to be back, and we're so excited by that."

  • If You Can Get Past The Patronizing Title...
    Birmingham News: Can Texas A&M and Missouri cut it in the SEC?

    Forty-three percent of Missouri's roster comes Missouri. That's a state from which the original 12 SEC members have only eight players in 2012. The state of Texas, home of Missouri's No. 1 alumni base (Dallas), makes up 31 percent of the Tigers' roster. However, starting in 2013 Missouri will lose Texas A&M as a permanent cross-divisional opponent, a game Pinkel had hoped to keep.

    "We're going to adjust a little bit," Pinkel said. "Obviously, we still want to maintain our ties in Texas because we've earned that. But we want to get into Florida and Atlanta and south Georgia. We have coaches there now and we're starting to market it."

    Missouri's spring roster had three players from Florida and none from Georgia. "I think they can go into Florida and Georgia simply because there are so many players," South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier said.

  • Tickets
    The Trib: MU's move to SEC puts premium on securing seats
  • The Schedule
    The Trib: SEC nonconference games you won't want to miss
  • 2014 Recruiting
    KC Star: Local quarterback hoping for a Missouri offer
  • Nice Marcus Bacon Tribute
    We Are Mizzou: Marcus Bacon

Mizzou Basketball Links

  • CP3
    PowerMizzou: PMTV-HD: Tigers at CP3 Camp
  • Offseason Workouts
    The Trib: New workout rule benefits Missouri basketball

Mizzou Baseball Links

  • Diaspora Begins
    SimmonsField.com: Mizzou Baseball Diaspora: Hunter Talks, Brock Shines, Doug Dug
    SimmonsField.com: Mizzou Baseball Diaspora: Tepesch Up, Lollis Nuts, EG Brave & Tony V
  • Brock Bond
    The Trib: Former MU baseball star returns after injury
  • History
    SimmonsField.com: Mizzou Baseball at the founding of the Big 6: 1928
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