August 16, 2009

Nickname or not, Tiger backfield ready to run

Thunder and Lightning. Smash and Dash.

A great running back duo deserves a catchy nickname. It's a thing of pride, a modifier that explains exactly why the pairing succeeds, verbose language be damned. In the Twitter age, it's even more necessary.

So, with Missouri's talented tandem of Derrick Washington and De'Vion Moore ready to step to the forefront in 2009, the question remains:

Nickname, or no nickname?

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