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Baggett Named SEC Co-Special Teams Player of the Week

Posted: Nov 12, 2012 10:32 AM by Ashley Colley
Updated: Nov 12, 2012 10:40 AM

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BIRMINGHAM, AL -- Redshirt freshman kicker Andrew Baggett picked up Mizzou's fifth weekly award of the year from the SEC on Monday. The Southeastern Conference announced Baggett had be selected as SEC Co-Special Teams Player of the Week, along with Florida defensive back Loucheiz Purifoy.

Baggett's 35-yard field goal in the fourth overtime gave Missouri a 51-48 win over Tennessee. It was his first ever attempt at a game-winning field goal in his career. He also hit 6-of-6 PAT tries against the Volunteers.

Mizzou's Marcus Murphy (twice), Kenronte Walker and Sheldon Richardson are the other players to receive the weekly honor from the SEC.

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