COMMENT: Blowout Missouri football loss hurts appeal of Homecoming

Thursday, October 29, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CDT; updated 12:33 a.m. CDT, Thursday, October 29, 2009

COLUMBIA — Watching the home team earn a victory on Homecoming weekend is an unwritten expectation at many schools. In front of thousands of alumni returning to MU for the weekend, however, the Missouri football team's performance Saturday was less than inspiring.