Missouri coach Barry Odom

Missouri is coming off an 8-5 season, 4-4 in the SEC. The Tigers lost to Oklahoma State in the Liberty Bowl. Barry Odom is going into his fourth season at his alma mater. He is 19-19 overall and 10-14 in SEC play. Last season the Tigers a thriller at USC 37-35. The Gamecocks will play at Mizzou on September 21st.

Barry Odom at SEC Media Days

Missouri at a glance (compiled by Menachem Muller)

                                                   Overall           Conference

Missouri Tigers                           8-5                   4-4                 Lost Liberty Bowl to Oklahoma State

Barry Odom 4th season           19-19              10-14

  2018 SEC Rank NCAA Rank
Points Per game 36.6 3 18
Rushing Yards per game 202.4 5 32
Passing yards per game 279.4 3 22
Total yards per game 481.8 3 13
Defense
Points allowed per game 25.5 9 51
Rushing yards allowed per game 126.5 4 22
Passing yards allowed per game 262 14 111
Total yards allowed per game 388.5 10 61

The Tigers return 14 starters; 7 on offense, 6 on defense, and the Kicker.

Returning Starters Offense                                        Statistical Leaders Returning

RB Games Yards TD AVG
Larry Rountree 13 1278 11 5.3
Damarea Crockett 11 797 8 5.0
WR/TE Games Yards TD REC
Johnathon Johnson 13 745 5 59
Albert Okwuegbunam 9 466 6 43
Defense
  Tackles TFL INT Sacks
Cale Garrett 106 6 0 1
DeMarkus Acy 30 1 3 0
Christian Holmes 36 1.5 2 0
Tyree Gillespie 48 1.5 0 1

Returning Starters Offense

RB Larry Rountree

WR Jalen Knox

WR Johnathon Johnson

TE Albert Okwuegbunam

LT Yasir Durant

C Trystan Colon-Castillo

RG Tre’Vour Wallace-Simms

Returning Starters Defense

DE Chris Turner

DT Akial Byers

LB Cale Garrett

CB DeMarkus Acy

CB Christian Holmes

S Tyree Gillespie

Special Teams

K Tucker McCann

Key Losses

QB Drew Lock

WR Emanuel Hall

LG Kevin Pendleton

RT Paul Adams

DT Walter Palmore

DT Terry Beckner Jr.

LB Brandon Lee

LB Terez Hall

S Cam Hilton

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