City embraces excitement around Green-Beckham

Fun and notoriety come to Springfield, Mo. with recruitment of Dorial Green-Beckham

Updated: August 29, 2011, 3:28 PM ET
By Brandon Chatmon | SoonerNation

JOPLIN, Mo. -- As the football sailed through the air toward one of the nation's top prospects, an electric anticipation raced through Fred G. Hughes Stadium.

[+] EnlargeDorial Green-Beckham
John Fedele/ESPN Rise MagazineDorial Green-Beckham did not disappoint in his senior season debut.

Welcome to the world around Dorial Green-Beckham.