Blue Ribbon: Missouri

Updated: December 17, 2009, 3:05 PM ET
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SEASON SO FAR

This was supposed to be a rebuilding year for the Tigers, who lost their starting quarterback and two first-round NFL draft picks off last year's team and fielded a roster with only 15 seniors, five of whom were starters. But they weathered a mid-season slump to get back to their fifth straight bowl, and a few players put up impressive individual numbers.