Video: Crushing Helmet Hit On MU QB Unpunished

Last Saturday during the Missouri-Nebraska game in Lincoln, Huskers safety Courtney Osborne, following a 15-yard sprint, unleashed a spectacular helmet-to-helmet hit on Tigers quarterback Blaine Gabbert.

Courtney Osborne Spears Blaine Gabbert

Despite Referee Randy Christal staring directly at the collision, and being expressly charged with protecting the quarterback, no call was made on the play.

Though he’s seeking “a review” of the play by the Big 12 office, Missouri Coach Gary Pinkel was remarkably restrained about the hit when talking to reporters this week. Read more…