March 7, 2007

Search for corner is a spring key

Each day from now until March 13th, will preview a different aspect of spring football 2007 for the Tigers. We begin with our in-depth preview of each position. Today, we look at cornerback, where the Tigers lost a starter just last month.

The Starters: Darnell Terrell is the clear number one and a guy Missouri needs to have an all-Big 12 type of season. Opposite him, Hardy Ricks started most of the time that Domonique Johnson was out, and he is likely to start spring on top as well.

The Backups: Paul Simpson played a lot last year and will get a long look as the third corner. Trenile Washington is back with the team and his athleticism and potential probably get him the nod to open spring camp. Castine Bridges could push for a job as well.

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