With the help of its seniors, the 2007 MU football team became one of the best the university has seen.
The Tigers rang in the New Year winners of the Cotton Bowl and on the cusp of greater possibilities.
The Missouri defense rises to the occaision
Tony Temple sets bowl record for touchdowns and yards gained.
Is this year’s team the best ever?
It’s the first to win 12 games, besting the 1960 squad by one victory. That was the only other year when the Tigers were ranked No. 1.
Missouri fans try to escape the cold before Tuesday's Cotton Bowl.
A collection of images from the Tigers' trip to Dallas and ensuing victory against the Arkansas Razorbacks in the Cotton Bowl on Jan. 1.
The Cotton Bowl kicks off at 10:40 Tuesday in Dallas.
Thousands of people lined the streets of downtown Dallas to enjoy the Comerica Bank New Year’s Parade, Monday afternoon, Dec. 31, 2007. The parade is one of many events preceding Tuesday's Cotton Bowl.
Williams and Rucker have been instrumental in the Missouri attitude change.
All the attention has been on the high-powered offenses of Missouri and Arkansas.
Gary Pinkel's dedication to the Missouri football program is an unusual trait for today's head coaches.
Arkansas interim coach Reggie Herring’s upbeat personality has helped the Razorbacks through an end of season head coaching change.
Between 2,000 and 3,000 Missouri football fans congregated at the hotel where the Tigers players and coaches are staying for the Cotton Bowl to take part in a pep rally that, as the day went on, started to resemble a rock concert with the Tigers as the featured performers.
The MU men’s basketball team will have to wait until next year to end its losing streak in nonconference road games after Sunday's loss at Mississippi State.
Several venues are hosting watch parties for Tuesday’s Cotton Bowl between the MU Tigers and the Arkansas Razorbacks.