Howard set to fill big shoes for Missouri football

Thursday, November 1, 2007 | 12:10 a.m. CDT; updated 1:51 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

COLUMBIA - All attention turned toward Del Howard as he walked into the lobby of the Tom Taylor Athletic Complex on Monday. The sophomore defensive back was probably just another reserve on the Tiger defensive depth chart just one week prior, but recent events, for better or worse, have increased the interest around him.