Sep 27, 2014; Athens, GA, USA; Tennessee Volunteers quarterback Nathan Peterman (12) is hit by Georgia Bulldogs linebacker Lorenzo Carter (7) and linebacker Jordan Jenkins (59) during the second half at Sanford Stadium. Georgia defeated Tennessee 35-32. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

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Welcome to Truman's Tales, the Missouri Tigers news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. Truman's Tales is dedicated to providing top-notch Tigers news, views and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their passion.

Editorial Staff

Derek Franks, editor

Derek Franks is an award-winning sports writer and also an experienced columnist, editor, reporter and blogger. He graduates from the University of Missouri with a Communication Degree and an emphasis in Mass Media in May 2014. He enjoys short walks on the beach because long ones would cause him to spend too much time away from sports.

cmroczka, Staff Writer

Cody Mroczka is a sports journalism student at the University of Missouri - Columbia from the south side of Chicago with experience writing and reporting on the Missouri football and men's basketball teams. When not watching sports, he is usually on Twitter reading/talking about sports.

Ben Brown, Staff Writer

Ben Brown is a student at the University of Missouri - Columbia from Rochester, NY. He is an experienced sports writer, blogger, analyst and fan. In his spare time he is mean, but everyone thinks it's him being funny. He's not being funny. Sports isn't funny.

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