PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri takes half-time lead, 10-0, over Miami (Ohio)

Saturday, September 3, 2011 | 2:57 p.m. CDT; updated 3:17 p.m. CDT, Saturday, September 3, 2011
Missouri captains Jacquies Smith, Michael Egnew, Kenji Jackson and Elvis Fisher wait for the result of the coin toss on Saturday to start the football game against Miami (Ohio).

COLUMBIA — With temperatures creeping toward 100 degrees, the Missouri Tigers claimed a 10-0 lead over the Miami (Ohio) Redhawks during the opening game of the Missouri football season on Saturday.

Fans in the student section display their matching sunglasses on Saturday at Faurot Field. Missouri played its season opener against Miami (Ohio) on Saturday.
James Franklin looks for a receiver during Missouri's game against Miami (Ohio) on Saturday.
Miami (Ohio) quarterback Zac Dysert hands the ball off to teammate Erik Finklea during Saturday's game on Faurot Field.
MU offensive lineman Anthony Gatti joins the team in holding his helmet aloft during the first half of the game on Saturday.
Redshirt freshman defensive lineman Lucas Vincent, No. 96, and junior defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson, No. 34, cool off during the Miami (Ohio) vs. Missouri football game on Saturday. Temperatures throughout the day reached the mid to upper 90s leaving fans and players feeling the heat.

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