The Missouri Tigers ignited their home opener with offensive success, racking up nine total touchdowns. On the defensive end, the Tigers held Eastern Michigan to only three touchdowns, dispersed throughout the second and third quarter. The game concluded with a 40-point Missouri margin, topping EMU 61-21. Next week, Missouri will take on the No. 16 Georgia Bulldogs at home.
Senior defensive back Aarion Penton, 11, pumps up the crowd before a third-down play in the first quarter.
Eastern Michigan’s junior defensive lineman Luke Maclean, 8, breaks Missouri sophomore defensive lineman Spencer Williams, 13, diving tackle, only to be taken down a few yards later.
After putting six more points on the scoreboard off a long pass from Lock, sophomore offensive lineman Kevin Pendleton, 71, raises sophomore wide receiver Ray Wingo, 14, into the air.
Sophomore quarterback Drew Lock scans the field for open receivers.
Junior tight end Jason Reese, 10, dives into the end zone, outrunning his opponents to score one of Missouri’s nine touchdowns.
Michigan senior linebacker Ike Spearman, 9, and Missouri’s sophomore wide receiver Ray Wingo, 14, exchange words after a failed connection between Wingo and quarterback Drew Lock.
After a successful touchdown conversion, sophomore tight end Kendall Blanton, 11, slams the ball to the ground in celebration.
A Missouri defensive player brings down an Eastern Michigan player but can’t strip the ball away.