Missouri football 2013
Missouri controls its own destiny in terms of which bowl game it will play in.
Through five games of Missouri's Southeastern Conference schedule, sophomore wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham has been the clear third option in the passing game, but his presence is still being felt.
Senior quarterback James Franklin is close to getting back on the field for the Tigers, but he is still listed as "questionable" in this week's injury report, and will likely be held out until Nov. 23.
After defeating Tennessee 31-3 on Saturday, Missouri moved up one spot in the BCS rankings to No. 8.
Missouri's one-sided win against Tennessee on Saturday, paired with Miami's loss, helped the team move up to No. 9 in the latest Associated Press rankings.
Missouri's quarterback Maty Mauk outdueled his Tennessee counterpart in a blowout 31-3 win at Faurot Field.
For almost two full quarters of Missouri's 31-3 win over Tennessee on Saturday, it felt as if the devastating loss to South Carolina from a week earlier had never happened, but a missed kick from Andrew Baggett caused a few flashbacks.
Maty Mauk led an impressive offensive attack. The redshirt freshman passed for 163 yards and ran for 114 more. The offense as a whole had 502 total yards, and the defense held Tennessee to 330 yards and a lone field goal.
All of Missouri's goals are still well within reach. In fact, there are a number of scenarios in the final four games in which Missouri could end up in Atlanta playing for the SEC Championship on Dec. 7.
The Volunteers haven't beat a ranked team on the road in more than seven years, so maybe Butch Jones was trying to swing some karma in his SEC conference call Wednesday morning.
Most college athletes don't resist the urge to check their phones after games to see fans' commentary. But when social media breeds negativity, it can take a toll on players.
James Franklin, the senior quarterback will be No. 3 on the depth chart for Saturday's game against Tennessee. Coach Gary Pinkel said Franklin is listed as questionable, and Maty Mauk is likely to start.
Missouri kicker Andrew Baggett wasn't thinking about the excuses, about what went wrong or what other plays could have helped the Tigers win. He was thinking about how he was responsible for the Tigers' heartbreaking 27-24 loss in double overtime.
MU freshman Conner Carr's expression was symbolic of what Missouri fans felt after the Tigers lost to South Carolina in double overtime.
Oregon passed Florida State and moved into second place behind Alabama in the BCS standings.
Missouri's perfect season came to an end in an overtime loss to South Carolina. The loss meant a drop in the rankings after one week at No. 5.
Andrew Baggett missed a 24-yard field goal in double overtime to hand Missouri its first loss of the season, 27-24 against South Carolina.
The Tigers were supposed to have seen the last of Connor Shaw, but the senior quarterback led the Gamecocks back from a 17-point fourth-quarter deficit.
Missouri has raised its standard on the field in 2013, and the fans are trying to do the same.
The South Carolina Gamecocks defeated the Missouri Tigers 27-24 in a game that went into second overtime. The Missourian provided score updates and social media posts during the game.
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