Found September 29, 2012 on STLSportsMinute:
Last spring, after number one wide receiver recruit Dorial Green-Beckham surprisingly chose Mizzou over traditional powerhouses such as Arkansas, Texas, and Alabama, Mizzou fans were ultra excited to see what the six foot, six inch talent could do in a Tigers uniform. After his first three games at Mizzou, Green-Beckham did not have the results many were looking for.  Green-Beckham had failed to find the end zone and had just six catches for 48 yards. But in Mizzou's 21-16 win at Central Florida on Saturday, Green-Beckham showed the nation why he was so coveted. Green-Beckham caught a pass from quarterback James Franklin early in the second quarter on a post pattern, broke a tackle, and took it to the house for an 80 yard touchdown catch. The score was Green-Beckham's first collegiate score and the first time Mizzou head coach Gary Pinkel was able to get the freshman loose in the open field.  Green-Beckham did not disappoint. Green-Beckham certainly showed not only spe...
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