October 23, 2010
With hands raised, MU fans yell and cheer as an MU win seems more and more imminent.
Fans cheer jubilantly after MU scored a touchdown to take the lead over OU, making the score 26 to 21.
With the score tied at 7, MU fans cheer on the Tiger football team during the first quarter of the Homecoming game against Oklahoma.
Sophomore defensive end Aldon Smith runs the ball downfield after intercepting a pass in the first quarter against Oklahoma on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
The day began early for many Missouri fans. Francis Quadrangle opened at 3:30 a.m. for people wanting to get in the best possible position for the ESPN "College GameDay" broadcast from in front of the Columns.
Senior safety Jarrell Harrison dives to tackle Oklahoma wide receiver Ryan Boyles during the 1st quarter of the Homecoming game on Saturday at Faurot Field.
Junior quarterback Blaine Gabbert runs the ball during the first quarter against Oklahoma.
Missouri linebacker Will Ebner celebrates a tackle in the second quarter of Saturday's game against Oklahoma.
Junior wide receiver Jerrell Jackson tries to stay up as he is tackled by two Oklahoma defenders during the second half on Saturday.
Senior safety Jasper Simmons raises his hands to pump up the crowd as the Tigers take the field before the game Saturday.
Missouri wide receiver Jerrell Jackson muscles through a pair of Oklahoma defenders for extra yards after a third quarter reception.
Rob and Joy Millard, parents of Oklahoma freshman fullback Trey Millard, pose in front their house during their tailgating party at their Columbia home before the Missouri's game against Oklahoma on Saturday. Rob Millard said that he had probably been to more tailgates than games in the past, but now that his son plays for the Sooners he goes to Oklahoma for every game.
Amanda Moreland, 21, and Ryan Williams, 21, hug after participating in an M-I-Z cheer while tailgating before the MU Homecoming game Saturday.
With a tiger tail tucked into the back of his shorts, Mike Sokolaski serves a plate of food to tailgaters before the MU vs. Oklahoma football game Saturday.
With multiple car accidents in the area, the police presence seemed ubiquitous near Faurot Field prior to the homecoming game Saturday night.
Madison Cunnignham, 8, climbs a tree near her family's tailgate outside Faurot Field before the MU vs. Oklahoma game.
The Homecoming Parade on Saturday makes its way down Sixth Street.
MU defensive lineman Brayden Burnett high-fives fans during the team's "Tiger Walk" from the Missouri Athletic Training Complex to Faurot Field before the MU Homecoming game.
Aaron Hobson, 22, was shot and killed Saturday in Columbia.
Abhi Sivasailam is a guest columnist for the Missourian.