Missouri head football coach Barry Odom (center) was smiling before the game against Memphis, but he had to make a big decision on fourth down that turned the game in Missouri’s favor for good on Saturday.
Missouri head football coach Barry Odom (center) was smiling before the game against Memphis, but he had to make a big decision on fourth down that turned the game in Missouri’s favor for good on Saturday. L.G. Patterson AP
Missouri head football coach Barry Odom (center) was smiling before the game against Memphis, but he had to make a big decision on fourth down that turned the game in Missouri’s favor for good on Saturday. L.G. Patterson AP

Alex Schiffer has been covering the Missouri Tigers for The Star since October 2017. He came in second place for magazine-length feature writing by the U.S. Basketball Writer’s Association in 2018 and graduated from Mizzou in 2017.