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Damarea Crockett might be one of the SEC’s most underrated players

Here are three Mizzou things for your Sunday morning.

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1. Let’s watch some Damarea Crockett highlights.

If you’re on Twitter, and you aren’t already following Cole Cubelic, I would rectify that. The TV announcer and radio host spends most of his Twitter time posting awesome shots of linemen making big blocks (which makes sense considering he was an Auburn center during his college career), which is worthy enough of your follow. But he also recently turned his gaze on Mizzou.

First, this.

Then, this.

I had completely forgotten about that run. It made me think maybe I’d forgotten some other awesome Crockett runs. Maybe you had, too. He had a lot of them in 2016.

That’s some pretty ridiculous vision and one-step-and-go quickness right there. That he went to school in Little Rock and didn’t get an Arkansas offer is pretty astounding. Granted, that probably had to do with the Hogs signing blue-chipper Devwah Whaley, but ... among other things, Crockett outplayed Whaley last year.

Meanwhile, his presence as a representative on Missouri’s SEC Leadership Council group was a nice reminder of the work he does off the field. We know he got suspended for marijuana possession back in November, but that evidently didn’t have a ton of effect on how he is viewed behind the scenes.

2. Dave Matter talked to Kassius Robertson

The Canisius graduate transfer will be playing a key role as a senior leader on Mizzou’s young, increasingly hyped 2017-18 basketball team. He’s also apparently a pretty good interview.

Robertson, a wispy 6-foot-3 guard, will wear No. 3 for the Tigers. Naturally.

“Obviously, I can shoot the ball,” he said. “I know that. I can stretch the floor. We’ve got a lot of young guys on our team. We’ve got countless guys who can put the ball in the basket. Having a shooter on the floor is going to space things out, make it easier for guys. Teams are going to have to pick their poison, for sure. If they want to double team one guy or focus on just one guy, we’re going to have other options and other threats.”

3. Mizzou vs. Texas A&M for a Texas linebacker

Cameron Wilkins of Del Valle, Tex., has been on Missouri’s radar for a long time; the 234-pound linebacker is a low-three-star prospect per the 247Sports Composite and a mid-three per Rivals, but Mizzou was on him early, offering him even before 2017’s signing day. Barry Odom’s staff has liked him more than the recruiting services from the jump.

Wilkins is apparently about ready to make a college choice, and he told that it will likely be between Missouri and Texas A&M. Since he doesn’t yet have an A&M offer (that could change at an upcoming camp), that would appear to put the odds pretty well in Mizzou’s favor. He will likely be in Columbia for Night at the Zou in two weeks.