The Faurot Years
Missouri’s Don Faurot very nearly could have ended up at Kansas State or Ohio State instead of in Columbia.
Don Faurot came really close to leaving Missouri in 1951 for greener pastures at Ohio State or USC.
A look back at the year Don Faurot nearly led the Iowa Pre-Flight Seahawks to a college football national title.
Missouri was desperately lacking in talent in the mid-1950s. It might have been available — in state, no less — if Don Faurot had chosen to look for it.