August 15, 2009

Gabbert, ground game highlight scrimmage

The final score of Saturday's scrimmage - 54-31, in favor of the offense - is ultimately meaningless, given the obtuse scoring system Missouri utilizes. The real benefit of the first scrimmage of fall camp is seeing the first of preseason predictions, whether right or wrong.

For the first two weeks of camp, the one resounding revelation has been the play of Blaine Gabbert. On Saturday, he finally showed his potential during game situations, and left everyone impressed. After a three-and-out to start the scrimmage, Gabbert led the No. 1- offense on an impressive scoring drive, highlighted by the run game and a pair of nice catch-and-runs by Danario Alexander. De'Vion Moore capped the drive with a two-yard run, catching the pitch from a Gabbert option and taking it untouched into the endzone.

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