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James Franklin is looking to overcome an injury-filled 2012 season and lead the Missouri Tigers back to another bowl game this season.

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MU coaches, teammates impressed with Franklin (with PODCAST)

There was a time when Missouri quarterback James Franklin might have been considered one of college football’s rising quarterbacks. He finished the 2011 season with 3,846 yards of total offense, the fifth-highest mark in school history. He appeared ready to be the quarterback to lead Missouri into the Southeastern Conference. But after finishing with nearly 300 yards of total offense in the 2011 Independence Bowl victory against North Carolina, things seemed to spiral out of control.


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