Gary Pinkel questions hit on Mizzou QB
OMAHA, Neb. -- Nebraska coach Bo Pelini says safety Courtney Osborne put a clean hit on Blaine Gabbert. Missouri coach Gary Pinkel wants to make sure.
Pinkel said Monday he's asked the Big 12 to look at videotape of Osborne's hit on the Tigers' quarterback in the fourth quarter of Saturday's 31-17 loss to the Cornhuskers.
The 6-foot-3, 200-pound safety blitzed and hit the 6-5, 230-pound Gabbert straight on. The question is whether it was an illegal helmet-to-helmet hit.
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