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Here are today's Mizzou Links.

The season must be hitting the home stretch because we've got an official visit to talk about.

PowerMizzou: Chris Turner heads to Missouri this weekend

Turner attended this summer's Night at the Zou event and is a low- to mid-three-star prospect per the 247Sports Composite. He is a lanky 6'4, 225 pounds and is listed as either a DE or OLB in different places.

We quickly begin to understand the problem with labels like this. Half of his highlight film is showing off his relentless pass rush, pinning his ears back and pursuing. Not a lot of "reading" there. Regardless, I think Missouri will absolutely "change back" in the spring. Barry Odom's defensive vision is what we saw earlier in the season -- Mizzou just wasn't good enough to pull it off yet.

"Changing back," as it were, resulted in a better performance up front against South Carolina, but I really wouldn't think it's a long-term shift at all. It was just something to get guys playing better this year. (That's part of the reason why I didn't love making the change, even if it seems to have resulted in a little short-term improvement. You're coaching for 2017 right now; do what you can to make 2017 better.)

Since Turner has been to Columbia before, and since his offer list is a mid-major "Who's who" without any other power-conference offers listed, I would figure there are pretty good odds he commits either this weekend or soon after.

Mizzou Tigers pennant ~33 hours to Vandy

The Trib (Blake Toppmeyer): SEC teleconference: Odom says he feels 'favorable' about Newsom playing more than last week

KC Star: Young and depleted Missouri linebacking corps works to improve heading into the final stretch

The Trib (Blake Toppmeyer): Coaching quotables: Heupel discusses Lock; Cross sees some improvement

The Missourian: Missouri vs. Vanderbilt: Everything you need to know for Saturday's matchup

Cunningham really is a beast

Post-Dispatch: Vandy brings breakout star to Mizzou
B&G Illustrated: Zach Cunningham Anchors Vandy Defense

Expect a few more of these stories moving forward

The Missourian: As the NFL awaits, Charles Harris has a decision to make

Mizzou Tigers pennant Recruiting bonanza


B&G Illustrated: Missouri QB commit and WR target dazzle in late win

Basketball :(

B&G Illustrated: Felipe Haase Picks South Carolina

Wrestling @MizzouWrestling Signs Five to Recruiting Class

Volleyball @MizzouVB Announces Signing of Leketor Member-Meneh

Local Tigers

The Trib: Signing day at Rock Bridge highlighted by three Missouri signees

Mizzou Tigers pennant Old friends

[Insert "Wait, you can do that? I didn't think former conference rivals could play each other" joke here.] @MizzouHoops and Iowa State Schedule Home-And-Home Series

The Trib: Missouri hoops schedules home-and-home series with Iowa State

Post-Dispatch: Mizzou, Iowa State revive basketball series

KC Star: Mizzou notebook: Men’s basketball announces series with Iowa State

Season begins Sunday

The Missourian: Flu, rule adjustments amongst challenges for Missouri men's basketball to begin season

B&G Illustrated: New-Look Mizzou Hoops Squad Offers Coach Kim Anderson Fresh Start

Season begins tonight @MizzouWBB Opens Regular Season vs. Abilene Christian Friday

KC Star: As Mizzou women’s basketball season dawns, Jordan Frericks embraces role as cheerleader

Mizzou Tigers pennant MIZ-MMA

The Trib: Belt in hand, the real work begins for Woodley

Mizzou Tigers pennant Swimming / Family affair @MizzouSwimDive Drops Close Duals Against No. 2/6 Georgia
The Maneater: Forde brothers reunite as Georgia tops Mizzou

The Missourian: Schwingenschlogl balances education and swimming career

Mizzou Tigers pennant Regional time Mizzou Cross Country to Race at NCAA Midwest Regional