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Carlson: Missouri surprise

by Jenni Carlson Modified: April 18, 2013 at 2:40 pm •  Published: July 24, 2007

News about Missouri’s stop atop the Big 12 North in the preseason poll surprised some folks.

That group included a few Tigers.

Missouri defensive tackle and Midwest City product Lorenzo Williams remembers opening the morning paper not so long ago and seeing the headline. He admitted Tuesday during Big 12 Media Day that he was taken aback.

“I was kind of surprised about that myself,” he said.

Perhaps the Tigers are the best in the North.

Then again, someone had to be picked to win the division.

– Jenni Carlson

by Jenni Carlson
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Jenni Carlson, a sports columnist at The Oklahoman since 1999, came by her love of sports honestly. She grew up in a sports-loving family in Kansas. Her dad coached baseball and did color commentary on the radio for the high school football...
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