Missouri 52, Furman 12

Missouri 52, Furman 12

Published Sep. 19, 2009 10:27 p.m. ET

Gabbert completed 17 of 25 passes for 256 yards and tied his career high with three TD throws. He ran 40 yards for another score.

Missouri (3-0) scored its first touchdown on a 40-yard pass from receiver Danario Alexander to fellow wideout Jared Perry. The play started with a cross-field lateral from Gabbert to Alexander.

Perry added a 48-yard TD catch on the Tigers' next possession and set career highs with seven catches for 161 yards. Alexander also caught two TD passes.

Missouri led 42-0 at halftime before Furman (2-1) scored on a 21-yard pass from Jordan Sorrells to Tyler Maples.