1. One day! WE ALMOST MADE IT, GUYS.
KC Star: Franklin, Henson ready to show what MU can do on offense
The Trib (Beyond the box score): The Other Side: Murray State (the Air Raid, St. Louis receivers and more)
Post-Dispatch: A look inside Mizzou's roster
Post-Dispatch: Franklin's legacy on the line
Mizzou Network: 1 on 1: James Franklin Before Opener
We Are Mizzou: Family Dinner at Coach Pinkel's
We Are Mizzou: Mizzou Press Box Tour
PowerMizzou: Thinking low
2. Woah, woah, woah, good sirs. Today is a day for unabashed, homerific optimism, thank you very much.
3. Last night had some incredible football
Let SBN catch you up. I've probably missed a couple of posts in here, but this is a pretty good selection.
SB Nation: Opening night college football coverage: UNC-South Carolina, Ole Miss-Vandy and more
Team Speed Kills: Ole Miss 39, Vanderbilt 35: An Early Entry for Game of the Year
Anchor of Gold: Ole Miss Wins a Heartbreaker Over Vanderbilt, 39-35
Team Speed Kills: South Carolina 27, North Carolina 10: It'll Do For Now
Blogger So Dear: Deacon defense dominates Presbyterian, 31-7
Tar Heel Blog: South Carolina 27 UNC 10
The UConn Blog: Towson 33 - UConn 18: An Unmitigated Disaster
Mountain West Connection: Spartans Underwhelm Hornets 24-0!
Hustle Belt: Archer goes down, Kent wins season opener
Mountain West Connection: Utah State vs. Utah final score: Aggies fall to Utes, 30-26
Hustle Belt: Ball State rolls Illinois State 51-28
Hustle Belt: Bowling Green vs. Tulsa: FINAL
Hustle Belt: Akron-Central Florida: Zips avoid shutout in final minutes, 38-7
Pacific Takes: Utah 30, Utah State 26: Chuckie Keeton the better player, Travis Wilson gets the win
Conquest Chronicles: USC 30 - Hawaii 13 Post Game Thread
4. More on this week's commits
Rivals.com (VIDEO): Rivals Spotlight: Tavon Ross
PowerMizzou: Commitment Breakdown: RB and S
The Trib: Tigers' newest commit has 'pop' behind pads
KC Star: Georgia safety is Mizzou’s 20th football commitment for 2014
And a current walk-on...
The Trib: Former Rock Bridge TE Austin Ray joins Missouri as walk-on
5. I think they're timing these so that I can be excited about this each day
That photo gallery is the bee's knees.
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