Five Tigers receive preseason honor from SEC coaches
Marcus Murphy was one of the most dangerous kick returners in 2012
Missouri Tigers Dorial Green-Beckham out runs the Syracuse Orangemen defense for a 70-yard touchdown in the first quarter at Faurot Field in Columbia, Missouri on November 17, 2012. UPI/Bill Greenblatt By BILL GREENBLATT
(Missouri Football App) – Several Tigers have been selected for the Coaches’Preseason All SEC Team.
The squad is made up of the players projected to be the best in conference during the upcoming season. The SEC coaches voted to select the players but they could not vote for their own players.
Senior defensive back E.J. Gaines received second-team honors. Junior Marcus Murphy, who returned 3 kickoffs and 1 punt for touchdowns in 2012 was named a second-team specialist.
Sophomore wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham, who was under utilized in his freshman year, earned third team honors, as was offensive lineman Justin Britt. Place kicker Andrew Baggett was named a third team specialist.