Missouri upsets No. 15 Kansas State on Harrison Mevis’ 61-yard field goal with no time remaining
By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer | Sunday, September 17, 2023, 12:05 a.m.
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Missouri wide receiver Luther Burden III catches a touchdown pass during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Kansas State on Saturday in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
Missouri place kicker Harrison Mevis watches his 61-yard game winning field goal fly at the end of the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Kansas State on Saturday in Columbia, Mo. Missouri won 30-27. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Eli Drinkwitz and the Missouri coaching staff decided in the closing seconds of a back-and-forth affair with Kansas State on Saturday that if the Tigers crossed midfield and reached the 40-yard line, they would give Harrison Mevis a chance to kick the winning field goal.