James Wilder ran for four touchdowns and Kellen Winslow had six catches for 132 yards as Missouri upset No. 2 Nebraska 35-31 in Lincoln. The Huskers had beaten No. 1 Oklahoma the previous week to clinch at least a share of the Big Eight title, but Missouri denied Tom Osborne his first outright league title. Wilder's fourth touchdown late in the fourth quarter proved to be the winning points and clinched a Liberty Bowl berth for the Tigers.
Chase Daniel threw for 361 yards and three touchdowns and Missouri elevated to No. 1 in the polls with a 36-28 win over undefeated Kansas at Arrowhead Stadium. Missouri rang up 519 yards on its archrival, with Daniel completing 40 of 49 passes. The Tigers built a 28-7 lead after three quarters and sealed it with a Lorenzo Williams safety with 12 seconds left after a Kansas rally in the fourth.