Gahn McGaffie had only touched the ball in a game five times this season, but when he returned Oklahoma's opening kickoff for a touchdown, he did something the Tigers hadn’t done for 43 years.
Just seven games into his career at Nebraska, quarterback Taylor Martinez has marked his place in the record books. As a dual-threat quarterback, he captured the Cornhuskers' single game quarterback rushing record with 241 yards on the ground against Kansas State.
The Cornhuskers have been better on the road than at home, as measured by winning percentage, in coach Bo Pelini's three seasons.
Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops stood by his decision to punt with less than 2 1/2 minutes remaining and the Sooners down to the Tigers by nine points. He said the polls were on his mind at the time.
Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel said no one is an offensive lineman to be a star, but Saturday, the Tigers' offensive linemen clearly stood out, playing their best game of the season against their strongest test.
Five of the nation's top offenses are in the Big 12.
Fans rushed Faurot Field on Saturday night, uprooted the north end zone goal post and, following tradition, took it to the downtown bar.
Belief mixed with preparation to produce the Tigers' big win.
Missouri made the largest jump in the poll, moving 11 spots after beating previously undefeated Oklahoma 36-27. The Sooners dropped eight spots to No. 11.
The Tigers dropped Oklahoma from No. 1 to No. 9.
Missouri students flooded the field after the Tigers upset the BCS No.1 Oklahoma Sooners.
Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel was thrilled after his first win over Oklahoma on Saturday night. His Tigers are 7-0 for the first time since 1960.
Student organizations had to restore storefronts to their pre-Homecoming conditions by 2:30 p.m. today.
An estimated 18,000 fans attended the taping of the ESPN show at the Francis Quadrangle on Saturday morning. Many fans arrived before sunrise.
Fans waited in the rain for their chance to be on The Quad as part of the crowd when ESPN broadcasts its show Saturday morning. MU fans hope to break Nebraska's record for number of people in attendance at the event.
The Tigers defeated Oklahoma, the No. 1 team in the BCS standings, 36-27.
In the two weeks since Missouri’s last home game against Colorado, something has changed. Missouri, both its team and its fans, began to compete on a higher level.
Deep within the forest of fans, it was nearly impossible to distinguish your location. A thick skyline of signs blocked every legitimate view of ESPN's "GameDay" stage.
The show made its first ever trip to Columbia on Saturday, but not without ample effort and preparation.
MU faithful celebrate the big homecoming victory in the twittersphere.