Andrew Baggett hit a 35 yard field goal in the fourth overtime as the Missouri Tigers rallied to beat the Tennessee Volunteers 51-48 in Knoxville. It was the Tigers second SEC win and 11th in overtime, most in Division I.
Mizzou got to overtime when James Franklin, on a 4th and 12 from the 25, hit Dorial Green-Beckham who was wide open in the endzone with :47 left in regulation. That capped off a huge second half comeback after the Tigers fell behind 21-7 at the half and 28-14 late in the third quarter.
Mizzou scored first in OT when Franklin lobbed a pass to Jimmie Hunt for 24 yards giving the Tigers a 35-28 lead. Tennessee answered with a short screen pass and took at 42-35 lead on their second OT possession. Franklin came back and found Marcus Lucas for an 18 yard pass on third down to knot the game at 42-42. Mizzou needed the touchdown after the Vols ran a fake FG for a 13 yard touchdown. DGB got his second touchdown of the game to make 48-42 on a 10-yard catch. The Tigers missed the 2-point conversion which is required after the second OT. Tennessee was stopped on their 2-point try after tying the game and had the first chance on offense in the fourth OT, but was stopped on a 4th and 3.
Tennessee racked up 585 yards of total offense with 370 of those coming in the first half. Hunt accounted for the Tigers only score in the first half when he returned a kickoff 87 yards after the Vols grabbed a 7-0 lead. The Tigers gained just 65 yards of offense in the first half.
Kendial Lawrence had a big second half, scoring two touchdowns, including a 77 yarder on the first play of the second half finishing with 153 yards.
The Tigers finished with 454 yards of total offense.