PHOTO GALLERY: Fans turn out to meet the 2010 MU football team

Sunday, August 8, 2010 | 7:03 p.m. CDT; updated 10:16 a.m. CDT, Monday, August 9, 2010
Lines of eager fans stretched across Faurot Field despite the heat Sunday at the Missouri football team's fan day. People waited in the hot sun to meet their favorite players and have them autograph memorabilia as a lead-up to the 2010 football season.

COLUMBIA —People of all ages came to Fan Day at Faurot Field  on Sunday. The annual event gives attendees the chance to meet members of the MU football team and get memorabilia such as t-shirts and footballs signed. Related story here.

Quarterback Blaine Gabbert signs a purse made out of a football for a fan during Fan Day at Faurot Field on Sunday. Fans flocked to Faurot Field with a wide array of objects for players to sign, ranging from posters and footballs to purses, t-shirts and statues.
Luke Lambert signs a football for his young fans during Fan Day at Faurot Field on Sunday. Fans waited in long lines to meet the players despite the heat.
Roy Hartline gets a 2010 Missouri football poster signed by football players Jasper Simmons and Terrell Resonno while teammates Kenji Jackson and Wes Kemp talk to fan Joseph Casebolt, 6, of Independence. MU football fans took the day to travel to Columbia and meet their favorite players.
Footballs were a common object brought to be signed to Fan Day at Faurot Field on Sunday. Other popular items brought by fans included T-shirts, posters and jerseys.
Safety Matt White signs a t-shirt for young fan Jason Stringer, 6, during the Missouri football team's fan day Sunday on Faurot Field. Many alumni brought their children to the event to meet the 2010 squad.
Carol Clark jokes with tailback Marcus Murphy while Darvin Ruise signs her football purse during Fan Day at Faurot Field. While Clark didn't make the purse herself, she did make sure to get it signed by her favorite players.

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