The Missouri Tigers entered the 2011 season with high hopes but through seven games the team is really struggling to find its identity. Now sitting at 3-4, the Tiger faithful are anxiously looking for something to grasp in their waning optimism.
The Tigers are three wins shy of bowl-game berth and while that doesn't seem like a tall order, you may start second guessing yourself after analyzing the rigor of the remaining schedule.
In Week 9, when they visit the Texas A&M Aggies, they'll attempt to form such identity.
Missouri has done this before. Just a year ago Blaine Gabbert and company stormed the pastures of Kyle Field and handed the home team a crushing 30-9 loss. As much as we wish it wasn't true, Blaine Gabbert is off to 'greener' pastures (get it $), and the team now belongs to James Franklin.
So we'd like to believe.
Texas A&M is a stout football team, who thrives playing within their own walls. Here are 10 things you need to know about the Aggies before Missouri attempts to make it back-to-back wins in College Station.