Berkstresser: Game-time decision to put him in

Redshirt freshman QB guides Tigers to victory

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Despite practicing with the starting offense for the last two days and being told there was a chance he’d start against the Arizona State Sun Devils, Missouri redshirt freshman quarterback Corbin Berkstresser swore up and down he didn’t know if he’d be getting the start.

Even when the starting lineups were announced and junior quarterback James Franklin’s name and image came across the video board?

“Game-time decision,” Berkstresser said with a grin.

The last-minute possible wait didn’t affect Berkstresser too much it seems. The redshirt guided the Tigers to a 24-7 third-quarter lead, a lead that stuck as Missouri upended the Sun Devils 24-20 Saturday night at Faurot Field.

Berkstresser finished his first ....

Read additional details in our newspaper or e-Edition. Newspaper subscribers: Click on an e-Edition article and log in using your current account information at no extra charge. For e-edition help, e-mail Click here to purchase the full version of archived articles.


Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Please review our Policies and Procedures before registering or commenting

News Tribune - comments