Tigers sophomore QB getting seasoned for senior day - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Tigers sophomore QB getting seasoned for senior day

Associated Press - November 20, 2009 2:14 AM ET

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Blaine Gabbert is coming off 1 of his best games, even if he occasionally threw to the wrong guy. That's a good sign for Missouri heading into the finale of what has been a most disappointing home schedule.

Gabbert threw three touchdown passes to Danario Alexander in a 38-12 victory at Kansas State last week. He didn't see a wide-open Jared Perry on 1 of them, forcing Alexander to beat double coverage, and knew it when he walked off the field.

Missouri (6-4, 2-4 Big 12) has lost three in a row at home entering Saturday's game against Iowa State (6-5, 3-4), costing the Tigers a shot at a third straight North title and leaving them angling for bowl position on senior day.

Iowa State is bowl eligible for the first time since 2005.

Copyright 2009 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

 

Powered by Frankly