Longhorns Fall 17-5 Against Missouri - Game Recap
The Longhorns had no answer for Kendial Lawrence on Saturday as the Tigers rolled to a 17-5 win at Memorial Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Tigers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 1 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 57.5.
James Franklin completed 18 of 26 pass attempts for 186 yards for the Tigers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Jeremy Hills rushed for 35 yards for Texas, while D.J. Monroe added 30 yards. David Ash threw for 158 yards for the Longhorns, while receivers Marquise Goodwin and Mike Davis had 57 and 31 yards respectively.
Texas was outgained by Missouri 338-247 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 19-13 by the Tigers.
Texas lost the time of possession battle 30:30/29:30, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Missouri looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Texas Tech. Texas will aim to get back on the winning track vs Kansas State.