Mizzou’s defense gave up six touchdowns on the first six drives of the game in a 62-24 loss to Tennessee Saturday at Faurot Field. The Tigers trailed 28-3 after one quarter before Tyler Badie finally put Mizzou in the end zone early in the second.
Mike Kelly with the call from Learfield on the Tiger Radio Network and 99.9, The Captain. By halftime, the Volunteers had 425 yards of total offense and led 45-10. The Tigers trailed 48-10 early in the third before Kris Abrams-Draine returned a kickoff 99 yards for the Tigers’ second touchdown of the day.
The Volunteers scored on every drive except one, and amassed 677 yards of total offense on the day. Mizzou’s Connor Bazelak finished the day completing 27 of 44 passes for 322 yards, with no touchdowns and two interceptions. Coach Eliah Drinkwitz…
Mizzou is now 2-3, 0-2 in the SEC. Tennessee is 3-2, 1-1. Mizzou hosts North Texas next Saturday at 3.