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Dobbs leads Navy to 35-13 win over Missouri

By: AP
By: AP

HOUSTON (AP) - Ricky Dobbs ran for 166 yards and three
touchdowns and Navy manhandled Missouri with its triple-option
offense in a 35-13 win over the Tigers in the Texas Bowl on
Thursday.

Dobbs also threw a touchdown pass to Bobby Doyle and Marcus
Curry ran for a score as the Midshipmen (10-4) rushed for 385 yards
against Missouri's 12th-ranked run defense. Navy won time of
possession by nearly 22 minutes and ran 81 offensive plays to only
57 for the Tigers.

Blaine Gabbert threw a 58-yard touchdown pass to Danario
Alexander on Missouri's second play from scrimmage, but the Tigers
mustered only 298 yards the rest of the game - largely because they
only had the ball for just over 19 minutes.

Gabbert also threw two interceptions and was sacked four times
as Missouri (8-5) lost for the second time in its last five bowl
appearances.


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