Tigers Fall to LSU

The 21st-ranked Mizzou Tigers lost for the first time this season, falling to the 23rd-ranked LSU 49-39 Saturday at Faurot Field. After holding LSU to a three-and-out on the game’s first possession, Brady Cook led Mizzou down the field 87 yards, 82 through the air on 5 of 6 passing, for the first score of the game.

Mike Kelly with the call on 99.9, The Captain, and the Tiger Network by Learfield. Mizzou had a 32-27 lead at the start of the fourth quarter, but could not hold on. Cody Schrader, who wasn’t sure he’d play this week due to pulling his quad in practice Wednesday, finished with 13 carries for 114 yards and three touchdowns.

A 29-yard touchdown catch by Malik Nabers put LSU back in front with 2:58 left. Down 42-39, Mizzou got the ball back with 45 seconds left, at their own 5 yard line. Brady Cook’s throw on second down was intercepted by Major Burns and returned 17 yards for a touchdown. Coach Eliah Drinkwitz…

Cook completed 30 of 47 passes for 411 yards and two touchdowns, with two interceptions. Drinkwitz talked about his play.

Schrader reacted after the game.

Defensive lineman Darius Robinson…

Mizzou, now 5-1, 1-1 in the SEC, is at Kentucky next Saturday night.