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Mizzou’s Johnson named SEC Freshman of the Week

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mizzou Football redshirt freshman Johnathon Johnson (Memphis, Tenn.) has been named SEC Freshman of the Week following an electrifying performance last Saturday in a 61-21 win over Eastern Michigan, the league announced Monday. Johnson

MIAA hands out weekly football honors

Kansas City, Mo. – Northeastern State’s Dimonic McKinzy has been named the MIAA Football Offensive Athlete of the Week with Pittsburg State’s Spencer Brown being named the Defensive Athlete of the Week. Central Missouri kicker Billy Greco

Lock leads Missouri past Eastern Michigan 61-21

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Saturday morning, Missouri coach Barry Odom woke up to a text message informing him of something he did not know; since 1957, only one Missouri coach-Bob Stull in 1989-won in their home debut.