To say this Missouri Tiger football season has been exciting, would be an understatement. This season has been a dream — an unexpected rise of the underdog to one of the big dogs in the nation’s biggest conference.

Mizzou has had its doubters since it announced its move to the SEC conference, and this season, the program was able to prove itself and show MU can compete with the top teams in the country.

So when I was blessed with the opportunity to attend this year’s Cotton Bowl with FOX Sports Midwest and FOX Sports 1, I was overjoyed. Overjoyed at the incredible opportunity bestowed upon me, and overjoyed at the thought of taking part in a storybook ending for my Tigers.

With the trip of a lifetime to the breathtaking Dallas Cowboys Stadium, I was also given the opportunity to put together a pre-game video (shown above) and write an article about my experiences for