June 26, 2006

Lawrence's long and winding road

For a kid who signed a Division I letter of intent seven months ago, the road to Columbia has had a lot of detours for Keon Lawrence. Just within the last week or so has it become a generally accepted fact that Lawrence will indeed suit up at Missouri next season.

It appears, at this point, that everything will indeed be all right for Lawrence and for Tiger fans. While the final hurdle from the NCAA Clearinghouse has yet to be officially cleared, Lawrence is in Columbia, enrolled in summer school.

For his part, Lawrence has been steadfast in his public commitment to Missouri over the last few months. Still, he has repeatedly admitted all the rumors have bothered him during that time.

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