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2012 Missouri Football: James Franklin 'Tweaks' Shoulder Fighting For Lost Fumble In Practice

According to the Columbia Daily Tribune's Dave Matter, Missouri Tigers quarterback James Franklin injured his shoulder trying to recover a fumble in practice on Tuesday.

#Mizzou QB James Franklin came out of practice after getting hurt in a scrum for a lost fumble. Pinkel: "He tweaked his shoulder." 29 minutes ago via UberSocial for BlackBerry · Reply · Retweet · Favorite · powered by @socialditto

As a sophomore in 2011, Franklin completed 376 passes for 2,865 yards and 21 touchdowns. He is expected to be the starting quarterback for the Missouri Tigers in the school's first season in the SEC. Since head coach Gary Pinkel said he just "tweaked" his shoulder, it sounds as if Franklin is going to be alright.

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