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Missouri football defense struggles to contain Texas passing plays

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By Belo Story2 By Belo Story2

Problems that plagued the Missouri defense leading up to the Texas game resurfaced on the first play Saturday night.

 

Longhorn wide receiver Jordan Shipley took Colt McCoy's pass in open field and nearly broke away for a touchdown, stopped only by a shoestring tackle.

 

Shipley eventually scored on the drive, his first of two touchdown catches. Shipley's success was one example of big gains made by Texas receivers in an easy 41-7 win.

 

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