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Franklin leads Mizzou to 38-23 win over Toledo

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    University of Missouri fires defensive coordinator DeMontie Cross

    Sunday, September 10 2017 6:59 PM EDT2017-09-10 22:59:38 GMT
    Sunday, September 10 2017 6:59 PM EDT2017-09-10 22:59:38 GMT
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    The University of Missouri has fired defensive coordinator DeMontie Cross.  Cross was fired just hours after Mizzou's 31-13 loss to South Carolina.  "I am very appreciative of all that DeMontie has done for Mizzou, and am sorry that this did not work out. However, after careful evaluation, I believe it is important to make this change now," head football coach Barry Odom said in a statement.  Before his coaching career, Cross played free safety at the Unive...More >>
    The University of Missouri has fired defensive coordinator DeMontie Cross.  Cross was fired just hours after Mizzou's 31-13 loss to South Carolina.  "I am very appreciative of all that DeMontie has done for Mizzou, and am sorry that this did not work out. However, after careful evaluation, I believe it is important to make this change now," head football coach Barry Odom said in a statement.  Before his coaching career, Cross played free safety at the Unive...More >>

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COLUMBIA, MO - James Franklin had nearly 300 yards of total offense, and Henry Josey ran for two touchdowns to lead Mizzou to a 38-23 win over Toledo.

The win moves the Tigers to 2-0 for the first time since 2010.

The defenses dominated for the first 28 minutes, as Mizzou held a 10-9 lead until Dorial Green-Beckham hauled in a nine-yard TD reception from Franklin.

The Tigers extended the advantage to 24-9 early in the third quarter after Markus Golden took a bobbled throw from Toledo quarterback Terrance Owens and returned it 70 yards for a touchdown.

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