April 23, 2007

PowerMizzou.com's 2007 spring awards

PowerMizzou.com was at every one of Missouri's 15 spring practices over the last month. The Tigers wrapped up the spring with the Black and Gold game on Satuday afternoon. Now we hand out our spring awards:

Best Offensive Player: Got to go with Martin Rucker here. There were no shortage of candidates. Chase Daniel was fantastic and Danario Alexander and William Franklin lead a fantastic receiving corps. But Rucker was the top target in the first two spring scrimmages.

He is simply uncoverable one-on-one by anybody in the Tiger roster (and maybe the rest of the Big 12 for that matter). Rucker decided to skip the NFL draft to come back for his senior season. If his final year is anywhere near as good as his last spring, the decision is going to make him a lot of money.

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