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      Missouri quarterback James Franklin on the Davey O'Brien Watch List

      Missouri Football senior quarterback James Franklin was selected to the 2013 Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award Watch List, it was announced by the award's foundation on Wednesday.

      Named to the list by the Davey O'Brien National Selection Committee, Franklin was one of 34 of the nation's best college quarterbacks selected based on performance during the previous year and expectations for the 2013 college football season.

      Franklin put on an attention-grabbing performance as a sophomore in 2011, recording a stout 3,846 yards of total offense and 36 total touchdowns.

      He enters his final season at Mizzou looking to bounce back from an injury-plagued junior campaign in 2012.

      The Tiger has passed for 4,533 yards in his career with 32 touchdown tosses, while scoring 17 times on the ground.

      The Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award is presented annually to the nation's best college quarterback and is the oldest and most prestigious national quarterback award.

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