The Missouri Tigers are preparing for their season opener Saturday against Miami of Ohio. Jefferson City native Travis Ruth is out at center as he continues to rehab an Achilles heal strain.

Jayson Palmgren of Kansas City will start in his place against Miami of Ohio. Wide receiver Gahn McGaffie is out and Jerrell Jackson is questionable. Also cornerback Kip Edwards is questionable, but all things considered, Gary Pinkel says the Tigers are in good shape.

Lebanon, MO. native Justin Britt will need to move outside to replace three year starter Elvis Fisher at LT.

Gary Pinkel breaks down the injury report for Mizzou (1:17)

The depth chart will be released later today.  Follow the Missourinet at Facebook and follow me on at  I’ll let you know of any big changes to the depth chart.