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I don't think that's what the pros will want him to focus on. He needs to improve his conditioning and physicality. He can shoot from 3. He needs to get stronger. He struggled against stronger defenders last year. If he gets in better shape he'll get more agile and that will help him find space inside and improve his explosiveness at the rim.
Cute screen name. I very much do not live tweet every football game. I'll post score updates but I mostly stay off twitter during football games so I can actually watch the game.
Jontay's return puts Mizzou at the maximum 13 scholarships for 2018-19 season. Barring any unexpected departures or scholarship status changes, this is the roster they'll take into the season.
As far as I know the plan is for him to be available this year. Martin is expected to meet with reporters next week, so we could more know then.
Great question. Tennessee and Auburn bring back the most known quantities from already very good teams. Kentucky returns two key pieces plus adds its typical haul of blue chip recruits. Mississippi State will be preseason top 25. Lots of talent returning to Starkville. LSU is bringing in a loaded class. I'd put Missouri in that next tier, along with South Carolina, Florida, Vandy and Texas A&M.
As of about a month ago Martin said the medical retirement issue could be a consideration but said it hadn't been discussed. I haven't heard anything lately one way or the other on that possibility.
Well, last year's team had the most 6-10 players in team history going into the season. So, on paper, is this that much team taller? You lose 6-10 Porter and add 6-7 Santos and 6-9 Braun, plus 6-10 Mitchell Smith. I wrote this last summer: According to Mizzou historian Tom Orf’s records, Norm Stewart’s team in ’95-96 featured the 7-foot Haley twins, Sammie and Simeon, plus Monte Hardge (6-11), Derrick Grimm (6-10) and walk-on Dustin Reeve (6-10). No other team in Mizzou history featured that many 6-10 players.
Maybe as a reserve. Hard to say right now but it'll depend on how other players develop this summer and buy into Martin's system.
Jontay missed all of the offseason conditioning and practices last summer because he was still playing on the AAU circuit. He'll benefit from a full summer in the weight room. He needs to shed some baby fat. That's indisputable. Michael has the same diet as Jontay and his body is far more lean, so it's possible as a vegan to get into better basketball shape
He's currently the athletic director for the Jefferson City public school system. I wouldn't rule out a return to coaching but no telling if he'll coach baseball or softball or at what level. I think he's cut out to be a college baseball coach. He's been one before and no reason he can't do it again.
Probably four. That's my limit.
Some people dig softball.
Last year was a big whiff for the Mizzou staff in St. Louis but don't count out Odom for the 2019 local class. Two important local recruits are visiting Mizzou this weekend: Vianney WR/RB Kyren Williams and Lutheran North OL Jack Buford. MU will have a stronger inside track to the recruits at Trinity Catholic with Terrence Curry as the team's new head coach. St. Louis is still vital for this staff. They're not going to wave the white flag and let other programs overtake the area without a fight. Mizzou does more position coach recruiting under Odom, which means the area targets are hearing from more than just the coach assigned to the region. There's a new energy on this staff with some of Odom's hires, including AJ Ofodile (receivers) and Brad Davis (O-line).
It makes for a different dynamic. I'm sure the folks in the ticket department were pleased by Wednesday's news.