PHOTO GALLERY: Temperature holds back Missouri football team
Wednesday, August 24, 2011 | 10:07 p.m. CDT
Wide receiver Marcus Lucas catches a pass during a MU football practice on Wednesday on MU's outdoor practice fields.
COLUMBIA — With the temperatures in the 90s and humidity making things even more miserable, the team held a relatively light practice Wednesday.
The preseason officially ends Thursday, with the team's final scrimmage to be held at 3:30 p.m. The Tigers will take Friday off and begin official "game week" preparations with a morning practice Saturday.
Jared Culver, a junior tailback on MU's football team, helps his teammates prepare for the next drill during practice on Wednesday at MU's outdoor practice field.
Offensive lineman Austin Wuebbels stretches along with his teammates during a MU football practice on Wednesday at MU's outdoor practice fields.
Footballs marked with a K are used only by kickers at a MU football practice on Wednesday at MU's outdoor practice fields.
Linebacker Donovan Bonner takes a water from student trainer Dan Herrin during a Missouri football practice on Wednesday at MU's outdoor practice fields.
Redshirt freshman Jared Parham catches a pass during linebacker drills at a MU football practice on Wednesday.
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