Fundraising for new Big MO drum kicks off at Black and Gold game

Friday, April 15, 2011 | 6:30 p.m. CDT; updated 6:25 p.m. CDT, Thursday, October 20, 2011

COLUMBIA — For the past 30 years the Big MO drum has been the thunderous pulse behind thousands of roaring fans at MU football home games. The drum’s enigmatic history turned it into a game day tradition and the aural terror of Faurot Field’s south end zone.