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Missouri could get Aldon Smith back

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - No. 18 Missouri could get its top pass rusher back for this week's game against No. 3 Oklahoma.

Sophomore Aldon Smith said Monday he's ready to return from a broken bone in his leg that sidelined him for three weeks plus a week off.

But he remains off the depth chart for now. Coach Gary Pinkel says he'll wait to see how Smith does on the field in practice before making a decision.

The 260-pound Smith thought he'd be back much sooner from the injury he suffered Sept. 18 against San Diego State.

Smith set a school record with 11.5 sacks last year and he has three sacks this season. Sophomore Brad Madison, who had been Smith's backup, leads the Tigers with four sacks.

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