Missouri Punter Barrow Must Win Job Again

7 years 2 months 2 weeks ago Thursday, September 27 2012 Sep 27, 2012 Thursday, September 27, 2012 2:49:00 PM CDT September 27, 2012 in Tiger Talk
Source: AP
By: Associated Press

COLUMBIA (AP) -- Well before game day, Missouri punter Trey Barrow is getting plenty of competition.

After an inconsistent performance at No. 6 South Carolina, Barrow needs to beat out Christian Brinser for the starting nod Saturday at Central Florida.

Barrow averaged 46.7 yards on seven punts against the Gamecocks, but with a net of only 28.7 yards. He shanked his first effort, a 35-yarder, and several others had short hang times.

South Carolina's average starting position after Missouri punts was its 45, and three possessions began in Missouri territory.

Barrow, a senior, ranked ninth in the nation with a school-record 44.8-yard average last year. This year his net punting average is 33.5 yards, 103rd best in the nation.

 

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