COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Missouri quarterback James Franklin, who struggled with injuries and ineffectiveness his junior season, will have to beat out two challengers for the job in fall practice.Coach Gary Pinkel said after the annual Black and Gold game Saturday that he'd announce a pecking order for quarterback and every other position next week. He said Franklin had his best...
The “Show Me” state’s Missouri Tigers wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham, aka DGB, is on the verge of becoming one of the biggest busts in recent college football memory. The receiver was the No. 1 prospect coming out of high school in 2012. He has the size (6-foot-6, 220 pounds), the speed (4.43 40-yard dash) and [...]
Sheldon Richardson Defensive Tackle Height: 6’2 7/8″ Weight: 295 lbs. University of Missouri Tigers Strengths: Richardson is simply a freak athlete, and is extremely light on his feet for a man of his stature. He also has closing speed and a relentless effort that is second to none at the defensive tackle position in this [...]
It may not seem like there is a quarterback competition going on this spring with the Missouri Tigers. However, to hear head coach Gary Pinkel tell the story, not only is there a quarterback race going on during spring drills, it could actually be a close race. Most analysts and fans would assume that James [...]
I had a chance to talk to Missouri outside linebacker Zaviar Gooden about his career at Missouri, his attitude towards the draft, his preparation and doubters, as well as his work in the community.Peter Smith: You grew up near Austin, TX and had a lot of scholarship offers and Texas hates to let their players get out of the state, so how did you end up at Missouri?Zaviar Gooden...
Missouri announced in June that they would be making $200 million in stadium upgrades to go along with their move to the SEC. With the UM System Board of Curators’ unanimous vote of agreement, Missouri will embark on a master plan worth up to $200 million to improve athletic facilities. The first phase of the plan focuses on projects that could reach a total of $102 million, with...
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Video: Punter tackling like a line backer
Missouri's quarterback takes an interesting approach to injuries. His stance is much different from what you'll see from many others.
Missouri wide receiver T.J. Moe did his best to make a good first impression at SEC Media Day by cracking tons of jokes.
Missouri will be bringing a new look with them to the SEC next season, as the team has unveiled new uniforms for 2012.
SIGN OF THE TIMES
Missouri is REALLY excited that they landed the nation’s top player on National Signing Day. How excited? Well, they already have at least one billboard up congratulating wide receiver Dorial Green-Beackham on choosing Mizzou. Either I underestimate the promptness of the billboard business or someone had a good idea that DGB was indeed staying in [...]
During the Independence Bowl, an insane catch was made by a Mizzou Tiger Cornerback. The ball actually landed on the back of the UNC Tarheel Wide Receiver and stayed there motionless until another Tiger player was able to snag it. I challenge you to find a better interception than that.
Word is trickling out of Shreveport, Louisiana where bowl week officially kicks off in two hours and either Missouri or North Carolina will walk away with this broken trophy. Media types on the ground say that the Missouri mascot, Truman, has broken the trophy. @HarryPlumer is a Mizzou beat writer: Asked Truman if he broke the trophy. He nodded. Asked him what happened. Threw his...
The SEC announced Sunday that Missouri would be the 14th member of the conference ... including the third school nicknamed "Tigers". Mizzou will oddly be placed in the SEC East division for now.
After a week of calm, the conference realignment saga continues. A New York Times report says that Missouri will apply to become the 14th member of the Southeastern Conference.