Missouri football 2013
Missouri's bowl trip to Texas will be a homecoming of sorts for many of the Tigers. There are 36 players on the football team from Texas, and many of them were recruited in the past when the Tigers played multiple Texas teams in the Big 12 conference.
Missouri football's Michael Sam is just the second unanimous All-American selection in Missouri history. He joins Danny LaRose, who earned All-American honors in 1960.
Missouri's defense, which had only given up 113 rushing yards per game and ranked second in the SEC against the run before the loss in the championship game, gave up a whopping 544 yards on the ground to Auburn. That left a bitter taste in Missouri's mouth.
After not having practice since its 59-42 loss to Auburn in the Southeastern Conference Championship game, the Missouri football team was back to work Monday.
It was announced Monday that Missouri defensive end Michael Sam was awarded a spot in the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala., to cap his season.
The Tigers' appearance in the 2014 Cotton Bowl will be their third appearance in that bowl.
Henry Josey was all smiles after Sunday night's bowl announcement, while L'Damian Washington's mind was still on what could have been.
Tickets for the 2014 AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic went on sale publicly to Tiger fans at noon Monday and were sold out in less than 10 minutes.
The 2013 Missouri team wanted to be different, but it's tough to ignore the similarities to 2007.
Fans responded to the news that the Missouri Tigers would be playing in the Cotton Bowl against the Oklahoma State Cowboys.
The Tigers will play Oklahoma State on Jan. 3 in Dallas.
After losing to Auburn in the Southeastern Conference Championship, Missouri slipped out of the BCS. Instead, it has accepted a bid to play in the Cotton Bowl against Oklahoma State.
Missouri had a chance to validate its season in the SEC Championship Game. Instead, it allowed 677 yards of offense in a 59-42 loss to Auburn on the biggest stage in college football.
A team that had dreams of a national championship is now headed out of the BCS — barring a bizarre sequence of events — and to some place a long way from southern California.
"Let's go Tigers." It could have been a nonpartisan chant. But the lawn between the Georgia Dome and the Georgia World Congress Center was a sea of blue and orange. Not a Missouri fan in sight.
On Friday evening, a 40-passenger bus stalled outside a gas station in Kentucky. The bus service called other companies for help, but none obliged. So driver Bob Bargeon took matters into his own hands.
Missouri students, fans and alumni descended on Atlanta on Saturday to watch the Missouri football team play for the SEC Championship.
The SEC Championship game brought out an army of Missouri fans to Georgia, a support net of fans at home, and encouragement from within the team.
Many Mizzou fans traveled to Georgia this weekend to cheer on the Missouri Tigers as they faced off against Auburn in the SEC Championship game. Here are some photos and videos of what some of them looked like.
The Missouri Tigers were defeated by the Auburn Tigers in the SEC Championship game in Atlanta. The Missourian provided score updates and social media posts during the game.
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