2003 Missouri-Illinois State Farm Showdown
One More Time!
63,576 fans packed into the Edward Jones Dome as the Sports Commission and St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission hosted the second consecutive Missouri-Illinois State Farm Showdown on August 30. The Showdown, presented by AT&T Wireless, saw the Missouri Tigers earn a come-from-behind 22-15 victory over the Fighting Illini. It was the second consecutive season the Tigers opened the campaign with a victory over Illinois after pulling of a 33-20 upset in 2002. The contest was televised nationally on ABC-TV.
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show. Photos by Dave Preston