Columbia, MO (Sports Network) – Blaine Gabbert
threw a pair of touchdown passes, as the 24th-ranked Missouri Tigers
dominated the Colorado Buffaloes
, 26-0, in the Big 12 opener for both schools.
Gabbert completed 17-of-29 passes for 191 yards for the Tigers (5-0, 1-0 Big 12), who were coming off a bye week. James Franklin connected on 3-of-4 passes for 35 yards, a touchdown, and a pick.
Michael Egnew caught six passes for 52 yards and two touchdowns, while Jerrell Jackson hauled in three passes for 51 yards and a score.
Cody Hawkins connected on 16-of-25 passes for 133 yards and an interception for the Buffaloes (3-2, 0-1), who will make the move to the Pac-10 next year. Tyler Hansen completed 15-of-21 passes for 117 yards.
Rodney Stewart led the way on the ground with 91 yards on 18 carries. Scotty McKnight caught five passes for 72 yards.