COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Henry Josey rushed for three touchdowns and
263 yards while James Franklin threw for three scores as Missouri
overwhelmed Western Illinois 69-0 on Saturday.
Missouri (2-1) set a school record with 744 yards of offense and
tied a school record for most points scored while holding Western
Illinois (1-2) to just one first down and 44 total yards. That
outburst broke the previous record of 665 yards against Kansas in
The Tigers built a 42-0 halftime lead against the overmatched
Leathernecks of the Football Championship Subdivision. Josey scored
on rushes of 6, 21 and 68 yards, breaking his career high of 112
yards in the first quarter. He didn't play in the second half,
missing a chance to top Devin West's school-record 319 yards
against Kansas in 1998.
Wes Kemp caught two TDs for Missouri, and backup QB Jimmy
Costello threw his first career touchdown in fourth-quarter mop-up