Vanderbilt Football First Look: Missouri

Vandy searching for first SEC win since 2019

Eyes on Missouri logo

Vanderbilt football visits Missouri on Saturday in Columbia, Mo. Here is your first look at the Missouri Tigers.

By SEC Football

Memorial Stadium
Memorial Stadium/Faurot Field

Missouri Season So Far

Date Opponent Time TV Result
9/1 vs. Louisiana Tech 8:00 PM ET ESPNU W 52-24
9/10 at Kansas State 12:00 PM ET ESPN2 L 12-40
9/17 vs. Abilene Christian 12:00 PM ET ESP+ W 34-17
9/24 at Auburn 12:00 PM ET ESPN L 14-17
10/1 vs. Georgia 7:30 PM ET SECN L 22-26
10/8 at Florida 12:00 PM ET ESPNU L 17-24
10/22 vs. Vanderbilt 4:00 PM ET SECN
10/29 at South Carolina 4:00 PM ET SECN
11/5 vs. Kentucky TBA
11/12 at Tennessee TBA
11/19 vs. New Mexico State TBA
11/25 vs. Arkansas 3:30 PM ET CBS/PAR+

Key Stats (per game)

Stat Missouri Vanderbilt
Scoring Offense 25.2 28.4
Scoring Defense 24.7 39.4
Total Offense 374.2 347.0
Rushing Offense 166.5 150.0
Passing Offense 207.7 197.0
Team Passing Eff. 122.7 140.7
Total Defense 329.8 493.7
Rushing Defense 138.3 160.7
Pass Yards Allowed 191.5 333.0
Team Pass Eff. Def. 115.9 165.2
Turnover Margin -0.33 0.14

Missouri Injuries and Suspensions

[WR] Barrett Banister (Undisclosed) – Questionable
[RB] Elijah Young (Undisclosed) – Questionable
[WR] Luther Burden III (Undisclosed) – Questionable
[DL] DJ Wesolak (Illness) – Out
[DL] Ky Montgomery (Knee) – Out
[WR] Demariyon Houston (Undisclosed) – Out
[OL] Hyrin White (Leg) – Out


Challenges for Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt’s challenge is to defeat at least one SEC opponent during the 2022 season. The Commodores have already improved their overall number of wins by one victory over 2021. Missouri isn’t a Georgia or Alabama but they are a solid football team. They led Georgia for most of the second half in their game with the No. 1 ranked Bulldogs. Quarterback Brady Cook is a player the Commodores will need to keep in check if they want to earn that elusive SEC victory. Cook has 110 completions in 170 attempts for 1,212 yards, five touchdowns, and six interceptions. In his most recent outing, a loss to Florida, he threw for 220 yards and two interceptions with no touchdowns against the Gators.

Saturday‘s game kicks off at 3:00 PM CT (4:00 PM ET). Watch this SEC football game on the SEC Network.

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