Mizzou Links, 12-12-13

Sarah Becking

Revisiting Missouri's last trip to the Cotton Bowl, raking in the awards, and checking in on Mizzou basketball.

1. A happy palate cleanser

Hulu.com: Watch AT&T Cotton Bowl: Missouri Vs. Arkansas

2. Award tour

Pinkel
MUtigers.com: Pinkel Named AFCA Regional Coach of the Year
KC Star: Missouri’s Pinkel wins regional coaching award

Sam
MUtigers.com: Sam Named SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Year by Coaches
The Trib (Behind the Stripes): Sam named coaches' SEC co-Defensive Player of the Year; USA Today All-American
Post-Dispatch: Sam, Mosley share SEC defensive award

3. The recruiting home stretch

PowerMizzou: 2014 Offensive Recruiting Reset

4. Good things happened this year

The Trib: OSU, MU try to put lost weekends aside
Fox Sports MW: A tip of the cap to Mizzou's most valuable offensive players

And good things will happen next year, too
ESPN (Insider): Ranking the top 25 underclassmen in the country

5. This will probably change soon

The Trib (Behind the Stripes): Missouri coaching staff ranked near top of FBS, bottom of SEC in total pay, according to USA Today

6. Next year will be a (completely different type of) disaster

SI.com (Andy Staples): Tom Osborne, Oliver Luck among others to discuss College Football Playoff

Oh, and conference's don't actually lose money on bowls
AL.com: NCAA audit: Every football conference made money on 2012-13 bowls

7. I'm also pleased

The Trib (Courtside View): Haith pleased with Tigers' early progress
Mizzou Network: 1 on 1: Frank Haith Western Michigan Preview

8. I'm still sad

The Trib: Kreklow, Tigers rewarded for breakthrough season
MUtigers.com: Mizzou Volleyball Signs Three for 2014

9. On the (frozen) diamond

MUtigers.com: Mizzou Baseball Signs Nine to NLIs
MUtigers.com: Mizzou Baseball Winter Camp Spots Still Available

10. WHATNOT

Women's Basketball
The Missourian: Nine things to know about Missouri women's basketball

Gymnastics & Wrestling
MUtigers.com: Mizzou, St. Louis Sports Commission to Host NCAA Championships in 2015, 2017, 2018

Workout Wednesday
MUtigers.com: Workout Wednesday: Week 8

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