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Ground game to take center stage in today's Missouri-Texas showdown

Ground game to take center stage in today's Missouri-Texas showdown

November 12th, 2011 in News

Texas running back Joe Bergeron tries to escape the grasp of Kansas safety Joe Mitchell in a game Oct. 29 in Austin, Texas.

Photo by News Tribune

Once a pass-happy offense with three former quarterbacks now in the NFL, the Missouri Tigers have transitioned to more of a running team this year.

Once a pass-happy offense with three former quarterbacks now in the NFL, the Texas Longhorns are on the same track.

It's fitting the final Big 12 meeting between the two schools will feature something out of the ordinary. Kickoff today at Faurot Field is set for 11 a.m. (FX-TV).