COL FB: Missouri 69, Nevada 17

Sept. 13, 2008 at 5:31 PM
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COLUMBIA, Mo., Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Chase Daniel threw for 405 yards and four scores Saturday to become Missouri's all-time leading passer and the No. 6 Tigers raced to a 69-17 win over Nevada.

Daniel connected on 23 of 28 passes. Jeremy Maclin caught six of them for 172 yards and three of the touchdowns.

Daniel had entered the game needing only 53 yards to surpass Brad Smith (8,799) for the school's career passing yard record. Daniel now has 9,152 passing yards.

Chase Coffman caught six more passes for 127 yards and a score for Missouri (3-0), which matched a school record for points scored in a game. Derrick Washington produced 75 yards on eight carries, including a 59-yard TD.

Nevada quarterback Colin Kaepernick completed 17 of 31 passes for 152 yards and one score. He also rushed eight times for 71 yards and a touchdown for the Wolf Pack (1-2). Marko Mitchell had three catches for 58 yards and a score.

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