A load of ESPN links with heavy focus on running backs neatly coincides with some good news about the latest highly rated commit enrolling this week. Plus we learn a little more about how Maty Mauk struggled through injury last year.
Missouri's defensive front seven will take on a different personality in 2015, not only because of the loss of Shane Ray and Markus Golden, but also because of the change in defensive coordinator from Dave Steckel to Barry Odom.
Missouri needed immediate help at receiver and long-term help in the defensive backfield. Gary Pinkel and company signed plenty of candidates in both areas, and now we wait to see who steps up and where.
Missouri signed three potential running backs in the 2015 recruiting class. How might Chase Abbington, Marquise Doherty, and Ryan Williams fit into the offense, and how long might they have to wait for playing time?
Four-star quarterback Drew Lock committed to Missouri early in the recruiting process. Now he'll have to fight the expectations that come with both being a blue-chipper and serving as the backup quarterback fans love.