Missouri Tigers 2009 Football Preview: Receiving Corps Faces Tall Task

Posted by Ryan Faller on August-28-2009 Add Comments

264 catches. 3,080 receiving yards. 30 touchdowns.

Those are the offensive totals that left along with former Tiger receivers Jeremy Maclin, Chase Coffman, and Tommy Saunders after the 2008 season. More pertinently, those numbers resemble the enormous task that awaits the current gang of Missouri receivers and tight ends for 2009.

Suffice it to say that no logical fan expects those gaudy stats to be replicated by a unit that features only two seniors—both of which sat out the entire spring while nursing injuries—but those who watched the accomplishments of the aforementioned trio from the shadows last season are chomping at the bit to prove that this refurbished Missouri offense won't miss a beat.

With th...

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