Barrett Banister tackled (copy)

Missouri wide receiver Barrett Banister is tackled by an Arkansas player during the 2019 game between the Tigers and Razorbacks at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock, Ark.

Missouri coach Eli Drinkwitz said last week that Missouri did senior day against New Mexico State in large part because of the crowd size, with many students are home this week for Thanksgiving break and the regular-season finale being after a short week.

There was one more reason he left out.

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