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Rise of the Tigers

On-field success hasn't translated to recruiting, but Missouri is making progress

Updated: October 17, 2013, 1:02 PM ET
By Derek Tyson | ESPN RecruitingNation

The Missouri Tigers, in only their second year in the SEC, are sitting atop the East division. The Tigers are coming off a big 41-26 victory over Georgia and with a win over Florida on Saturday, would be in complete control of the division.

At first glance, it doesn't appear the on-field success has transitioned to recruiting success. After all, Missouri is the only SEC school not ranked in the top 40 of the team recruiting rankings. But that may be a little misleading.

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