February 22, 2010

Spring position preview: Tiger safeties

Missouri will open spring football in less than a month. Between now and then, PowerMizzou.com will take a look at every position on the roster headed into spring drills. We look today at the safeties:

The Starters: By midseason last year, Jasper Simmons and Jarrell Harrison had gone from junior college transfers to Division One starters. Both have the inside track on a starting spot this season.

The Backup Competition: Kenji Jackson started some as a freshman, but saw his playing time decrease last season. He'll look to get back heavily in the rotation. Matt White and Tavon Bolden redshirted last season and could push for playing time as well. Kenronte Walker came from the same juco as Harrison and is on campus for spring ball looking to contribute immediately.

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