That likely was Missouri’s biggest challenge before Big 12 play. The Tigers play the next two Saturdays at home against Bowling Green and Furman before wrapping up non-conference play Sept. 25 at Nevada.
BALANCED RED RAIDERS
Texas Tech coach Mike Leach
has a slightly different definition of balanced offense.
"I’m proud to say we’re probably the most balanced team in the nation,” said Leach, whose Red Raiders opened the season with 405 of their 445 total yards through the air.
"Balance has virtually nothing to do with rushing as opposed to passing. It has to do with your ability to get ball in all your players’ hands,” Leach said. "We had 10 receivers touch the ball and three running backs. So if you run across anybody any more balanced than that, I’d like to meet them.”
"In all honestly, it just felt a little different to me.” — Kansas State coach Bill Snyder
, on coaching his first game after a three-year "retirement.”