Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
MAY 20, 2013

 The Game  
 Date  December 1 , 2007
 Time  7 p.m. (CT)
 Location  San Antonio, Texas
 Stadium  Alamodome
 Capacity  65,000
 Tickets  Ticketmaster
 Television  ABC
 Complete Info  Sooner Gameday Central
 University of Missouri
 Location  Columbia, Mo.
 Enrollment  28,000
 Conference  Big 12 (North)
 Head Coach (Season)  Gary Pinkel (7th)
 Offensive Coordinator  Dave Christensen
 Defensive Coordinator  Matt Eberflus
 2007 Tigers  
 Record  11-1 Overall, 7-1 Big 12
 Home / Road / Neutral  6-0 / 3-1 / 2-0
 Last Week  W, 36-28 vs. Kansas
 Lettermen Returning  39
 Off / Def / Specialists  20 / 17 / 2
 Lettermen Lost  20
 The Series  
 Games Played  92
 Series Record  64-23-5, OU
 Last Meeting  41-31, OU on 10/13/2007
 First Meeting  22-5, MU on 11/12/1902
 Average Score  22-12, OU
 Missouri Schedule  
 Sept. 1  W, 40-34 vs. Illinois
 Sept. 8  W, 38-25 at Ole Miss
 Sept. 15  W, 52-24 vs. W. Mich.
 Sept. 22  W, 38-17 vs. Illinois St.
 Oct. 6  W, 41-6 vs. Nebraska
 Oct. 13  L, 31-41 at Oklahoma
 Oct. 20  W, 41-10 vs. Texas Tech
 Oct. 27  W, 42-28 vs. Iowa State
 Nov. 3  W, 55-10 at Colorado
 Nov. 10  W, 40-26 vs. Texas A&M
 Nov. 17  W, 49-32 at Kansas State
 Nov. 24  W, 36-28 vs. Kansas
 Further Scouting  
 Newspapers  Columbia Missourian
   Columbia Daily Tribune
   Kansas City Star
   St. Louis Post-Dispatch
 Official Site
 Stats (per game)  OU  Missouri
 Rushing Offense  193.92 (28)  170.50 (40)
 Passing Offense  263.67 (35)  336.83 (5)
 Total Offense  457.58 (17)  507.33 (5)
 Scoring Offense  43.83 (3)  41.92 (6)
 Rushing Defense  91.42 (T-7)  114.92 (25)
 Pass Eff. Defense  118.46 (42)  119.54 (45)
 Total Defense  324.58 (18)  380.75 (60)
 Scoring Defense  18.25 (10)  23.42 (39)
 Net Punting  36.89 (28)  30.00 (119)
 Punt Returns  7.79 (77)  13.00 (20)
 Kickoff Returns  28.23 (1)  23.36 (22)
 Turnover Margin  .67 (T-19)  1.00 (11)
 Pass Defense  233.17 (70)  265.83 (103)
 Passing Eff.  174.31 (2)  153.40 (8)
 Sacks  2.58 (28)  2.33 (40)
 Tackles for Loss  7.58 (15)  6.25 (61)
 Sacks Allowed  .92 (T-5)  1.50 (T-30)
(#) National Rank in Stat Category
 Key Missouri Players

• QB Chase Daniel, Jr.
• TE Martin Rucker, Sr.
• RB Tony Temple, Sr.
• LB Brock Christopher, Jr.
• SS William Moore, Jr.
• WR Jeremy Maclin, Fr.
• TE Chase Coffman, Jr.
• WR Will Franklin, Sr.
• LB Sean Weatherspoon, So.
• PK Jeff Wolfert, Soph.

 Missouri News

The Missouri Tigers stated their case for No. 1 Saturday night, and only the clueless left Arrowhead Stadium unimpressed. And they're ready for their rematch...
Kansas City Star
The AP put the Tigers on top of its poll for the second time in school history. It is the Tigers' first No. 1 ranking since November of 1960...
Columbia Missourian
Ever since their 41-31 loss to the Sooners on Oct. 13, Missouri players have been clamoring for a rematch. The Tigers led 24-23 in the fourth quarter...
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Ask the Missouri players about the loss in October to Oklahoma, and they immediately talk about the four turnovers that led to 22 points for the Sooners...
Dallas Morning News
Although MU has beaten OU only once since 1983, this Mizzou team is a tier above those of the last generation and among the best in school history...
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Daniel was the difference-maker in the Missouri's argument-ending victory Saturday night. But his brilliance has nothing to do with the big numbers he puts up more or less every week...
Kansas City Star
Daniel made his best plays during the game's most important moments. With Kansas fighting back in the fourth quarter, Daniel willed the Tigers' offense to stay on the field...
Columbia Missourian
Danario Alexander and Tommy Saunders don't usually come to mind when thinking about Missouri's receiving corps, but they were Daniel's most frequent targets on Saturday...
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Missouri players say they've been awaiting another chance at Oklahoma for nearly two months. The Big 12 championship game will provide them with a chance at revenge...
 Oklahoma News

The Sooners have heard enough. The No. 1-ranked Tigers enter the Big 12 Championship game this weekend against OU with enough hype to solve the energy crisis...
The Oklahoman
Play like they did against Oklahoma State, and the Sooners are as good as any team in America, even if the national championship hopes are gone...
The Oklahoman
OU looked like college football's best team during its 4-0 start, and gave off similar vibes again Saturday in a 49-17, season-ending win over Oklahoma State...
Tulsa World
The Sooners looked like a juggernaut once again in Saturday's 49-17 romp over the Cowboys. OU's 307 rushing yards was the most against a Big 12 opponent this season...
Norman Transcript
Jon Cooper heard the whispers, the most cutting of insults ever directed an offensive lineman's way. The Oklahoma line had gone finesse. On Saturday, the Sooners rediscovered...
The Oklahoman
Finley is what college football should be all about. Not BCS games, not rankings, not individual trophies. He is a big-city country boy who just works hard...
Tulsa World
Beal helped provide a consistent pass rush that the Sooners had lacked in two previous games without sophomore English, the Big 12 Conference sacks leader...
The Oklahoman
The undisputed South Division champion, OU can certainly take pride in the fact it can become the first school in Big 12 history to win consecutive conference crowns...
Tulsa World



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