Throughout fall camp, the Missouri football team's coaching staff gave its observations like they should be accepted facts.
The coaches referred to Derrick Washington as perhaps the offense's best weapon. Gary Pinkel said Washington and De'Vion Moore made one of the best running back tandems he had had at Missouri.
They talked like the Missouri running game would be the strength of the offense. Bringing back Washington, a second team All-Big 12 Conference performer, and combining him with Moore and Parade All-American Kendial Lawrence meant the Tigers could use their rushing attack to protect a young quarterback.
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