The Missouri Tigers had a very balanced running game in 2011.
With running backs Henry Josey, Kendial Lawrence and De’Vion Moore teaming up with quarterback James Franklin, Mizzou led the Big 12 with 244 rushing yards per game.
Times have changed, however, as Josey is hurt and Moore has since graduated, leaving Lawrence as the lone back with experience.
Lawrence and Franklin are going to have their hands full trying to keep this running attack potent, but they are definitely up to the task.
Franklin is a known commodity, but many people don’t know much about Lawrence. So, here are five things you need to know about the Tigers’ top running back.