DIAGRAM: Big MO's big replacement

October 20, 2011 | 5:47 p.m. CDT
Big MO has been used to distract quarterbacks and motivate team spirit in the stands of MU’s Faurot Field since 1972. After almost 40 years of thundering sound, Big MO is being replaced by a drum so large it will be college football’s biggest, according to the Big MO Foundation. The drum has a larger diameter and is wider, too, giving it a bigger, deeper sound. The drum head is made of plastic.

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