University of Missouri Makes Two of ESPN's Top 50 Football Heartbreakers -- and It Ain't Over Yet
We here at Daily RFT are, especially college football which starts in just one month's time. Speaking of which, ESPN.com is running a fun little feature called House of Pain recalling the 50 "most painful outcomes" of college football. The sports network has concluded its first 40 picks, with University of Missouri selected twice -- once for a win and once for a loss.
Below our ESPN's two picks and our prediction for a third.
No. 38: Mizzou's 2004 upset at Iowa State. Iowa State's kicker missed a chip shot with the game tied 14-14 in the last minutes of regulation and Missouri was able to win in overtime with a field goal, killing the Cyclones chances of playing for the Big 12 Championship.
No. 19: Mizzou's 1997 loss at home to Nebraska.
Given how ESPN rated that game, you gotta figure that Missouri's 5th down loss to No. 1 Colorado in 1990 will rank among the Top 10 most painful outcomes.