Tiger John Cleek predicted that Mizzou would beat Florida on Saturday. He's seen here with his family on November 20, 2021 (photo courtesy of Cleek family and Zimmer Radio's Andy Tutin)

Mizzou football super fan battling ALS honored at Tiger football game

Tiger John Cleek predicted that Mizzou would beat Florida on Saturday. He’s seen here with his family on November 20, 2021 (photo courtesy of Cleek family and Zimmer Radio’s Andy Tutin)

He’s been battling ALS and he’s now in the wheelchair, but he continues to fight every day.

Mizzou football super fan Tiger John Cleek was honored at Saturday’s Mizzou game at Faurot. Thousands of fans heard a message on the video board about Cleek’s battle with ALS, and Mizzou fans raised money for MU Healthcare’s ALS clinic.

Mr. Cleek was shown on the video boards smiling, surrounded by his family and doctors.

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