Found September 08, 2013 on
Missouri defensive lineman Markus Golden made the play of the game in Missouri’s 38-23 victory over Toledo on Saturday. Golden picked off a pass that slipped out of Rockets quarterback Terrance Owens’ hand and showed off his high school running back speed in racing to the end zone. But when Golden crossed the goal line, he put the ball on the ground and pointed to the fans in the south end zone at Faurot Field. Apparently that was too much.
What is not shown in the video is that Golden was given a 15-yard excessive celebration penalty. The foul was accessed on the kickoff and Toledo started its next drive with great field position after a long return.
Cheers from fans after Golden’s touchdown quickly turned to boos after the call, which nearly everyone in the stadium found to be ridiculous. I understand why college football doesn’t want taunting, but simply pointing to the crowd hardly seems excessive.
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This is the James Franklin Mizzou fans remember.
Through two games, the senior quarterback has cruised. So far, one interception -- an incredibly off-target pass that slipped from Franklin's grip and landed in the hands of a Toledo defender Saturday -- has been the only major flaw.
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Missouri's Markus Golden picks off Toledo's Terrance Owens on a play that can't adequately be described, just has to bee seen.
Oofah. Owens threw three interceptions and the University of Toledo fell 38-23 to Missouri.
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Defensive lineman Derek Barnett spoke with ShowMeMizzou.com recently to give us an update on where his recruitment is at, including where his interest the Missouri Tigers may be.
On Saturday the Missouri Tigers (2-0) defeated the visiting Toledo Rockets (0-2) by the final score of 38-23 before a crowd of over 56,000 in a hard fought game at the Zou.