Missouri vs. Arkansas State Score, Recap & Analysis

Missouri 27, Arkansas State 20

1. Maty Mauk threw three touchdown passes with two in the third quarter to give Missouri the lead for good. He found Wesley Leftwich for a 32-yard score and Sean Culkin for a 21-yard touchdown.

2. Arkansas State outplayed the Tigers for long stretches, taking a 17-10 halftime lead on a five-yard Tres Houston touchdown catch – his second score of the first half. The Red Wolves final score was on a 40-yard field goal from Drew White to pull within four in the fourth.

3. Andrew Baggett hit a 41-yard field goal to help Mizzou pull ahead for good. He started the scoring with a 30-yard kick.

Missouri

– Maty Mauk had problems, but he came through when he had to hitting 16-of-36 passes for 148 yards and three scores with two picks. He also led the team with 75 rushing yards on ten carries.

– Three different Tigers caught touchdown passes. Sean Culkin led the way with 46 yards and a score on five catches.

– Mizzou was awful for most of the game, failing to run well – with just 134 yards – and committing nine penalties with three turnovers.

Arkansas State

– Fredi Knighted completed 11-of-23 passes for 97 yards and two scores

– Michael Gordon ran 17 times for 67 yards

– The Red Wolves couldn’t get the offense going without a takeaway. They turned it over three times and finished with just 217 yards.