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Burge Couldn't Wait to be a Tiger

Jimmy Burge was going to hold off for a while. He wanted to wait and make sure none of the other schools recruiting him could overwhelm the feeling he had about the University of Missouri. But earlier this week it dawned on him -- Why wait to make a commitment when you know where you want to be?

So Burge, a 6-foot-2, 275-pound defensive tackle from Stratford High in Houston, went ahead and committed to MU Tuesday, becoming the Tigers' ninth commitment for the Class of 2008. "I had waited a while to see what some of the other schools had to offer," Burge said, "but I realized Mizzou would always be No. 1, so go ahead and end the recruitment...

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