With starters Damarea Crockett and Ish Witter held out for precautionary reasons, walk on running back Dawson Downing scored the first touchdown of Missouri’s Black and Gold Spring Game.
Walk on RB Dawson Downing with a big run, followed by a goal line touchdown in Missouri's Spring Game pic.twitter.com/EaOMhdByXy— ZouGifs (@ZouCast) April 16, 2017
Downing walked on to Missouri last year after a stellar career at Bishop Miege High School where he scored 42 touchdowns as a senior. His teammates raved about him after yesterday’s game, including Drew Lock and safety Anthony Sherrils:
Anthony Sherrils also chimed in about Downing: pic.twitter.com/WGwuPrmi0X— Tod Palmer (@todpalmer) April 15, 2017
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