IT’S GREAT TO SEE THE THREE LOCAL COLLEGE FOOTBALL TEAMS DO WELL


Growing up as a Mizzou alum and son or a Mizzou
graduate there was a lot of Black and Gold around us
house and even though we had some good seasons this.
year winning the Cotton Bowl beating Ohio State was.
especially sweet since they were ranked above Mizzou.
and have won most of the matchups. Good for the Black
and Gold and a good start for the next season. It was.
amazing to see a walk on running back Cody Schrader
lead the SEC in rushing and scoring the game winning.
touchdown for MU. What a great player and a great
story.

The Kansas Jayhawks had an impressive win beating.
UNLV 49-36 in the Guaranteed Rate Bowl. For the first
time in years KU is talking about football and not.
basketball. That’s great for the program and maybe will.
spark an MU-KU game at Arrowhead and bring out all the

alum from both schools. Finally, we may have a
competitive game.

Last but not least the best football program over the past
20 years the K-State Wildcats. The Cats beat NC State 28-
19 in the first ever Pop Tarts Bowl. The wildcats used.
their talented running back and on the opening drive to
At the start of the game it was all DJ Giddens. Giddens, the
Wildcats' sophomore running backs rushed four times for
38 yards, and he capped the 75-yard drive with a 37-yard.
touchdown reception from Avery Johnson. Giddens, who
rushed for 1,075 yards and nine touchdowns during the
regular season, finished the game with 28 carries for 152.
yards.
It’s great to see all the local teams win and hopefully we
can keep all our great local talent here where they
belong.

nelson

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