The biggest win in Troy football history stunned Missouri. No. 19 Mizzou blew a 14-0 lead and lost to the Trojans 24-14. The Tigers jumped out to a 14-0 lead just 7:32 into the game. Missouri took the opening drive 80 yards. Damien Nash capped the drive with a six-yard touchdown run. Mizzou then converted an interception into points. A 39-yard drive ended with Brad Smith’s 10 yard touchdown pass to Victor Sesay. But the Tigers did not score after that. Mizzou committed three turnovers, and punted the ball eight times, one of which was blocked. Troy scored 17 points in the second quarter to take the lead. The Trojans added another touchdown in the fourth quarter to put the game away. Smith finished 25-of-46 for 224 yards with one TD pass and two interceptions. He also ran 15 times for 36 yards. The Tigers are now 4-12 on the road over the last four years, and fell to 2-20 under Gary Pinkel when trailing at halftime. It was Troy’s first win against a Big 12 school. The largest crowd in school history (26,574) celebrated by bringing down one of the goalposts.
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