DE-FENSE [clap clap] DE-FENSE [clap clap]
It’s going to be a loooooooooooooooooooooooooooooong two weeks before we make our way back to Faurot Field, y’all. The content wells are already running dry. Someone send rations to the Rock M Slack channel. We’re dying out here!
Anyway! The focus of the Mizzou beat on Monday was just how awesome the defense was against South Carolina, culminating in Cale Garrett’s crowning as the best defensive player in the SEC, aka the the best defensive player in ALL COLLEGE FOOTBALL!
- Mitchell Forde wrote about two relatively unheralded defenders who played a big role in the Tigers win over the Cocks.
- Ben Hochman at the Post Dispatch wrote about Ronnell Perkins, who represented St. Louis in a big way.
- And, as you all know, the SEC announced Cale Garrett as the conference’s defensive player of the week.
Yesterday at Rock M
- Big Picture Takeaways: Defense Delivers in Most Important Game of the Season
- FanPulse 5.0: You can vote for Missouri now, everyone!
- Cale Garrett named SEC Defensive Player of the Week
- Let’s Laugh at kansas (Again!)
- As more Mizzou targets come off the board, the basketball staff is looking into other options for the 2020 recruiting class.
Louisville, Xavier, and Mizzou, expected in this week for Top-80 senior JJ Traynor, a source told @UofLRivals. Impressed at his 6:30 AM workout last week i’m told. I expect more offers to flow through.https://t.co/QrZvUhu23o— Jake (@jakeweingarten) September 23, 2019
We’ll keep an eye on Traynor moving forward and let you know about any relevant updates.
- Peter Baugh at The Athletic wrote a notebook coming off of South Carolina that you need to subscribe to see. However, you can also follow him on Twitter as he breaks down film for free! And, here’s a link to a seven day free trial— http://theathletic.com/freetrial
- Matt Austin from the SEC Network took some time to evaluate tough calls the officials made in Saturday’s game.
- PowerMizzou subscribers can read Gabe’s Monday morning thoughts and Sean Williams’ weekly update on football commits and their high school performances.
- Apparently, a bunch of ‘Bama fans got mad at Alex Schiffer, so he wrote about his AP ballot and why he decided the Tide are only the fourth-best team in the country.
- The Cross Country program announced a new course in the Gans Creek area which Columbia residents will tell you is a great hiking area!
- THESE DAMN KIDS AND THEIR GRAFFITI!
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