August 31, 2013

Josey returns in style

The North end zone at Faurot Field has been the site of some of Missouri's most painful memories. Fifth down. Kick and catch.

On Saturday night, that same end zone was the sight for one of the Tigers' most emphatic triumphs over pain.

With 6:23 to go in the third quarter of a game that had been decided for quite some time, Henry Josey told the college football world that he was back. Josey's 68-yard touchdown run, the Tigers' seventh of eight touchdowns on the night, made that statement.

"I looked up and I thanked God," Josey said. "I was pretty much screaming at him. I hope he heard me.

"I was waiting on that moment the whole game."

Longer than that.

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