Social media reacts to Mizzou's stunning 45-41 victory over LSU, thrilling goal-line stand
The Missouri Tigers now have their first win under coach Eli Drinkwitz, stunning No. 17 LSU in Columbia 45-41 on Saturday afternoon.
The Mizzou defense came up huge, stopping the LSU offense on the goal line to clinch the victory. It was a big day for starting QB Connor Bazelak as well, who had 406 passing yards and 4 touchdowns.
Drinkwitz’s play-calling had LSU’s defense out of sorts all day, and offensively, LSU went 0-for-10 on third down. Both teams are now 1-2 on the season.
Here was the final play of Mizzou’s fourth-quarter goal-line stand:
MIZZOU HOLDS LSU ON THE 1-YARD LINE ‼️ pic.twitter.com/29dkNOa3fg
— ESPN College Football (@ESPNCFB) October 10, 2020
There was a lot of fan and media reaction to the Mizzou upset. Here’s a look at what was being said on Twitter in the aftermath of the game:
In LSU's two losses — the opening game loss to Mississippi State and today's loss to Missouri — Bo Pelini's defense has given up a combined 1,218 yards and 89 points.
Missouri averaged 8.6 yards per play today.
— Matt Zenitz (@mzenitz) October 10, 2020
A reminder that #LSU was really happy with their schedule because it started with three (assumedly) winnable games before they played any major foes.
They're now 1-2, and still have to play Florida, Auburn, Alabama and Texas A&M. https://t.co/njr0X0b9Ah
— Brody Miller (@BrodyAMiller) October 10, 2020
FINAL: LSU 41 Missouri 45
+ 0-for-10 on third down
= in awful loss.
— Dandy Don LSU Sports (@dandydonlsu) October 10, 2020
Lots of heart from #Mizzou today. Impressed with Eli Drinkwitz offense and a clutch goal-line stand to upset LSU. Bo Pelini's D has now given up 632 yards and 586 yards to new coaches breaking in new systems with new QBs in two of the first three games. Ouch.
— Bruce Feldman (@BruceFeldmanCFB) October 10, 2020
MIZZOU TAKES DOWN LSU!
ALEXA, PLAY MY JAM! pic.twitter.com/HyXJ7v0efd
— Matt Vereen (@MattVereen) October 10, 2020
MIZZOU OVER LSU pic.twitter.com/fcxFioqtlY
— two ton cobbler (@iamjoshfarrar) October 10, 2020
Mizzou takes the lead late. How does LSU not fire Bo Pelini? Their defense is a total catastrophe.
— Clay Travis (@ClayTravis) October 10, 2020
— Clyde (@Drannik70) October 10, 2020