Green-Beckham top recruit silent through four games

Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham carries the ball during a game earlier this month against Arizona State. The nation’s No. 1 recruit has gotten off to a slow start.

Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham carries the ball during a game earlier this month against Arizona State. The nation’s No. 1 recruit has gotten off to a slow start. Photo by The Associated Press.

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Before the season started, Missouri receiver Dorial Green-Beckham was asked how he planned to celebrate his first career touchdown reception.

The question was unusual for a 19-year old who was used to playing games Friday nights against the likes of Kickapoo and Glendale. It was more of a testament to his expectations as one of the most heralded recruits in Missouri history.

But the question has remained unanswered.

Through four games the nation’s No. 1 recruit has been nearly silent. He has just six catches for 48 yards, and has been a non-factor in Missouri’s offense.

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