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It took a while to get going, but Missouri football has accomplished its 11-win division with a New Year’s Six basin achievement in the Goodyear Cotton Bowl.

The No. 9 Tigers (11-2, 6-2 SEC) defeated No. 7 Ohio State on Friday night 14-3 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, admitting actuality captivated scoreless in the aboriginal bisected for the aboriginal time beneath drillmaster Eli Drinkwitz.

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  • Entering the additional half, Missouri saw itself bottomward 3-0 to the Buckeyes (11-2, 8-1 Big Ten) afterwards converting 1 of 8 third-down attempts and accepting 112 yards. That trend connected into the fourth quarter, with the Tigers still bottomward 3-0.
  • But they dug abysmal and bogus back-to-back touchdown drives of added than 90 yards to defended the victory.
  • Sixth-year chief active aback and accord All-American Cody Schrader, who ran for 128 yards on 29 carries Friday night, bankrupt the Tigers’ single-season almanac for hasty yards (1,622), captivated by Tyler Badie (1,604) in 2021.
  • Quarterback Brady Cook, who was called abhorrent MVP of the game, rushed 19 times for 66 yards, and completed 11 of 18 passes for 128 yards and a touchdown. He capped it off by threading the aggravate on a 7-yard touchdown bandy to Luther Burden III to booty a 14-3 lead.
  • Ohio State was after starting quarterback Kyle McCord, who transferred to Syracuse, and Biletnikoff Award champ Marvin Harrison Jr., a projected top NFL abstract aces who autonomous out of the game.
  • Ohio State advancement Devin Brown was agape out of the bold in the additional division due to injury, banishment accurate apprentice Lincoln Kienholz into action.

Follow forth beneath for the recap, highlights and account of Missouri’s win adjoin Ohio State in the Cotton Bowl:

Missouri vs. Ohio State updates, highlights

Missouri football vs. Ohio
Missouri football vs. Ohio

Fourth quarter

10:26 p.m.: Missouri enters achievement accumulation and Drinkwitz gets dunked with Gatorade. The Tigers are Cotton Bowl champions.

10:22 p.m.: Schrader now holds the Missouri single-season almanac for hasty yards with his 123 hasty yards (so far).

10:17 p.m.: Kienholz drops aback to canyon and is hit by Daylan Carnell, who armament a fumble. Missouri recovers and has all but closed the Cotton Bowl with aloof over three account remaining.

10:15 p.m.: Ohio State gets to fourth-and-2 at midfield and converts on Kienholz’s four-yard achievement to Egbuka.

Touchdown Missouri 14,

Ohio State 3

10:04 p.m.: Cook throws to Burden for a seven-yard touchdown. Two beeline touchdown drives of added than 90 yards puts the Tigers advanced 14-3 backward in the fourth quarter. A absolute acknowledgment for Missouri.

10:03 p.m.: Schrader runs for 13 yards to put the Tigers on Ohio State’s 10-yard line. A touchdown actuality would acceptable put the bold away.

10:02 p.m.: Cook fakes the angle and keeps it himself for a conversion. The comedy was clumsily similar, if not the aforementioned play, Missouri acclimated on its fourth-down about-face in the aboriginal half.

9:59 p.m.: Afterwards three beeline Schrader runs, Missouri now faces a fourth-and-1. It’ll be absorbing to see if the Tigers go for it or try a acreage goal.

9:57 p.m.: Schrader runs for eight yards afore Ohio State apostle Josh Proctor is alleged for accidental roughness. Mizzou now on Ohio State’s 32-yard line.

9:55 p.m.: Facing second-and-16, Cook delivers a 31-yard bang to Theo Wease Jr. The Tigers breach is assuredly rolling.

9:54 p.m.: Missouri picks up a aboriginal bottomward afterwards three after Schrader runs afore Cook is sacked on first-and-10.


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