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Darius Robinson Named SEC Defensive Player Of The Week

Darius Robinson Saluting Fans At Kentucky

COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri defensive end Darius Robinson was named Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday. 

Robinson was also tabbed by the Reese’s Senior Bowl as its co-defensive player of the week. He led the Tigers defense in a road win over No. 23 Kentucky on Saturday. The senior captain totaled six tackles, 2.5 tackles for a loss and a career high 2.0 sacks. It was the first multiple sack game of his career. The Tigers’ defense held UK to seven points and 149 yards of total offense after trailing 14-0 at the end of the first quarter. 

The No. 20 Tigers return home to face the South Carolina Gamecocks in Mizzou’s 112th Homecoming game on Sat., Oct. 21. Kickoff at Memorial Stadium/Faurot Field is set for 2:30 p.m. CT and the game will air on SEC Network and Tiger Radio Network. The two teams play for the Mayor’s Cup.

Reserved seats for upcoming football games against South Carolina and Tennessee are sold out, but for available group and single-game tickets for remaining home games call 1-800-CAT-PAWS or buy online. Hill Tickets for South Carolina (buy now), Tennessee (buy now) and Florida (buy now) are on sale for purchase today!

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