Missouri right tackle Justin Britt will miss the remainder of the season after injuring his right knee against Florida and will have surgery a week from this Friday to repair a torn ACL. During his weekly press conference, head coach Gary Pinkel talked about the status of his offensive line.
Backup center Brad McNulty will make his third career start at Tennessee while second string center Mitch Morse will shift to right tackle. Jack Meiners is also out this game . The senior will be replaced by Max Copeland at right guard. Lee’s Summit native and freshman left guard Evan Boehm is the only offensive linemen to start every game for Mizzou.
In other Mizzou news, former freshman tight end Brandon Holifield was arrested early Sunday morning on suspicion of possession of less than 35 grams of marijuana, among other offenses. Holifield was kicked off the team last Wednesday for violating undisclosed team policies. The 18 year old was arrested early Tuesday morning by the Missouri State Highway Patrol for going 69 mph in a 55 mph zone. He was also arrested on suspicion of possessing drug paraphernalia and not having a valid driver’s license. He was taken into custody at Boone County Jail and posted bond.