Wins help cool coaches' seats in Week 6

Missouri showed it's for real. Wake Forest, however, did not. Who else is on (or off) the mark in Week 6? Mark Schlabach knows.

Updated: October 9, 2006, 9:00 PM ET
By Mark Schlabach | ESPN.com

For the Big 12 Conference team from the Show Me State, the challenge last Saturday was simple: Show us something.

Yes, Missouri was 5-0 going into Saturday's game at Texas Tech. But those victories came against lesser opponents: Murray State (Division I-AA), Ole Miss, New Mexico, Ohio (not State) and winless Colorado.

Inquiring minds still wanted to know: Were the Tigers for real?

No. 19 Missouri emphatically silenced its doubters with a 38-21 win over the ...

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