Missouri’s pass rush first made its presence known on the stat sheet Saturday in South Carolina when Trajan Jeffcoat chose violence against his unsuspecting blocker.
Jeffcoat fired off the ball and shoved South Carolina offensive tackle Jakai Moore in the chest. Moore stumbled backward, desperately trying to grab onto Jeffcoat to prevent disaster, but it was too late. He fell down 8 yards behind the line of scrimmage and watched Jeffcoat force Gamecocks quarterback Spencer Rattler into the waiting arms of DJ Coleman for Missouri’s first of four sacks in a 23-10 win.

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