Video: Missouri Governor Jay Nixon Came To Talk To Mizzou Team Ahead Of SEC Championship

If there’s one thing that clear about Missouri football, it’s that the Tigers get great support from their political representation. Yesterday, senator Claire McCaskill tweeted out a photo of a giant stuffed tiger that she will apparently be watching the SEC Championship Game with to support the school, and governor Jay Nixon actually came to speak to the team before this weekend’s game. Nix told the players that he believes that they can compete at any level and that they are very close to the top, and he also reminded them to stay classy (in honor of Anchorman 2):

[GaryPinkel.com via Dylan Hicks]

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