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Mizzou Tiger Football

2002 Season

Pictures from the 2000 Season
Pictures from the 2001 Season
Pictures from the 2002 Season

Not affiliated with the University of Missouri or Missouri Tiger Athletics.  All photos copyright Sarah E.M. Becking Photography.

August 31
vs Illinois (at St. Louis)
2:30 p.m.

W 33-20

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Brad Smith.  How many pictures of him would be enough?  First college game, was the man.  Co-Big XII Offensive Player of the Week, unquestionably player of the game.  Was 15-for-26 passing for 152 yards passing and ran for 138 yards.
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Brad Smith & Zack Abron rushed for 138 and 116 yards, respectively while combining for 3 touchdowns Antwaun Bynum collects one of 4 Tiger sacks.
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James Kinney returns a fumble for a Touchdown.  Kinney led the team with 6 tackles. Coach Pinkel and Justin Gage collect the trophy.
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Zack Abron The Tigers celebrate after an Abron touchdown
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Celebrating after Kinney's touchdown Sean Doyle celebrating a sack.
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Atiyyah Ellison attacks the Illini.
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Justin Gage celebrates the victory. Kinney earlier in his touchdown run.
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T.J. Leon ran for 24 yards and a touchdown in the game.
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Tony Palmer encourages the crowd Coach Pinkel leads the team onto the field.
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Coach Pinkel Starting center AJ Ricker
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Coach Pinkel after a miserable incompletion call went against Gage and the Tigers.
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Brad Smith Brad Smith
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Brad Smith Brad Smith
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Brad Smith leads the huddle Brad Smith
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Brad Smith Another trophy pic
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Another trophy pic Freshman Mario Whitney saw action as a kickoff returner and also had 4 rushing yards on his only carry.
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Justin Gage Keith Wright
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QB Coach David Yost