Missouri Tigers 2009 Season Preview: Week Three Vs. Furman

Posted by Eric Hobbs on August-8-2009 Add Comments

Every year, schools from the BCS conferences schedule one game against a Division I-AA opponent (I refuse to acknowledge the names "Football Bowl Subdivision" and "Football Championship Subdivision").

This year, the Missouri Tigers will face the Furman Paladins from the Southern Conference.

The name and stigma of the non-BCS team may lull some Tiger fans into a relaxed attitude when thinking of this game, but Furman has given major teams trouble in the past. Last season, Furman played at Virginia Tech and only trailed 3-0 at halftime.

Located in Greenville, South Carolina, the Paladins present a fairly balanced offensive attack, with quarterback Jordan Sorrells, running back Mike Brown, and receiver Adam Mims. N...

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