For as great as Missouri's win over Georgia was, the loss of quarterback James Franklin will be equally as rough on the Tigers. According to CBS's Bruce Feldman, Franklin suffered a shoulder separation and will miss at least the next six weeks.
A suddenly healthy Missouri team was putting up points in bunches and sprinted out to a 7-0 start, including Saturday's win over the Bulldogs. Franklin was completing over 67 percent of his passes with a 14:3 touchdown-to-interception ratio. He also had 290 rushing yards and three touchdowns on the ground. It's a bad break for Missouri, which finally got Franklin and running back Henry Josey operating at full speed for the first few weeks of this season.