October 10, 2006

Tuesday's Top Tigers

The tests keep coming and the Tigers keep passing. Last week it was Texas Tech that went down in dominating fashion. Each Tuesday from now until the end of the season, PowerMizzou.com will present its top Tigers. One week has no bearing on the next. This is simply a representation of the 11 players who, in our estimation, had the best week. Here is our ranking from the Tech game:

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Tuesday's Top Tigers
1 William Moore, S Moore was Mizzou's primary nickel back, which meant extensive action against Tech. He responded with an interception for a TD, a fumble recovery and seven tackles, including a de-cleater on Shannon Woods. 8
2 Dedrick Harrington, LB Harrington was all over the field. This makes three straight weeks in the top six for the captain. 1
3 Marcus Bacon, LB If there is a big play, Bacon was probably a part of it. He forced the first Tech fumble and recovered another one. He now has two fumbles forced, three recovered and two interceptions. That comes out to more than a takeaway a game. Time to start talking about defensive player of the year. NR