Missouri Bobs Ohio
On Mizzou's opening drive, Chase Daniel fumbled the ball after the Tigers gained only 29 yards on two plays. Ohio's first possession consisted of 10 plays for only 20 yards and a 38-yard field goal attempt that was blocked.
After only a minute on the next drive, Chase Daniel threw to William Franklin, who then ran for 68 yards for the touchdown, putting Mizzou on top, 7-0.
Early in the second quarter, Ohio scored their only points of the game after an 8-yard pass to Thomas Christy. The Tigers were able to block the extra point attempt, making it 7-6.
Missouri wouldn't let Ohio celebrate too long, after practically four minutes and eleven plays for 75 yards, Daniel threw a 9-yard pass to Franklin for the touchdown, 14-6.
Mizzou's first drive of the second half took three minutes and eleven seconds off the clock and after eight plays for 41 yards, former MU diver, Jeff Wolfert's 44-yard field goal attempt was good and the Tigers led 17-6.
On Ohio's next drive, Franklin forced the fumble, which was recovered by Lorenzo Williams. Daniel would later rush for five yards and the touchdown, 24-6.
With seven minutes left of the fourth quarter, Missouri's nine plays of 57 yards resulted in their final touchdown, 31-6.
Towards the end of the game, Marcus Bacon thought he'd shake things up, intercepted Ohio, and returned for 51 yards.
Overall Daniel completed 18 of 34 attempts for 254 yards, had nine carries for 48 yards, had two touchdowns, fumbled and was intercepted once for a total of two Missouri turnovers. Tony Temple carried 17 times for a total of 64 yards, and William Franklin had four receptions for a total of 99 yards. Missouri's total yardage amounted to 430 yards, while Ohio managed only 189 total yards.
Next Saturday at 11:30 a.m. Missouri hosts Colorado(0-4) for their first conference game of the season.