February 6, 2007

Final scholarships coming into focus

On the eve of national signing day, there are very few loose ends to be wrapped up for the Missouri Tigers. One of those was actually taken care of a couple of weeks ago.

That was when St. Petersburg, Fla., offensive lineman Elvis Fisher got a phone call from Tiger offensive coordinator Dave Christensen informing Fisher he would be on full scholarship.

With a scholarship crunch, it had been a consideration for Fisher to wait until January to report, but the Tigers found room for the 300-pounder to report in the summer.

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