Tigers vs Leathernecks Final: 69-0 - Recap
Henry Josey scampered through the Western Illinois defense for 263 yards as Missouri handed the Leathernecks a 69-0 defeat on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
The Tigers were a 32-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 48.5.
James Franklin completed 18 of 25 pass attempts for 246 yards for the Tigers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Bryce Flowers rushed for 28 yards for Western Illinois, while Larry Patterson added 16 yards. Josh Hudson threw for 20 yards for the Leathernecks, while receivers Myles Daughtry and Justin Morgan had 12 and 7 yards respectively.
Missouri outgained Western Illinois 744-44 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 30-1 by the Tigers.
The time of possession battle favored Missouri as their offense was on the field for 35:27, longer than the 24:33 of their opponents.