Wes Kemp, a 6-foot-4, 225-pound freshman wide receiver out of DeSmet in St. Louis, is hoping to impress his coaches enough to avoid a redshirt season.
Reserve redshirt freshman quarterback Jimmy Costello has developed into a more complete player in the offseason, and he took snaps against defensive starters for the first time this fall in the Tigers’ final preseason scrimmage Thursday.
In addition to the standard bag check at entrances to the stadium, fans' items must be able to fit in a 16-inch square plastic box, no deeper than 9 inches, roughly equal to the amount of space under each seat.
Michael Egnew, a 6-foot-5 Plainview, Texas, native, was one of eight true freshmen Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel pinpointed after Monday’s practice as a possibility to bypass a redshirt season. Egnew’s transition from standout high school wide receiver to potential contributor as a reserve tight end behind senior Chase Coffman and junior Jon Gissinger represents a movement with the Tigers’ future in mind.
MU alum Ben Askren was unable to earn a gold medal in freestyle wrestling at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
With just three races remaining until the start of the 10-race Chase for the Championship, Edwards closed the gap on series leader Busch with his second victory in the past three races. Edwards also completed a rare weekend sweep on the 2-mile Michigan oval, adding the win in the 3M Performance 400 to a victory Saturday in the Nationwide Series event.
Brian Coulter is used to facing challenges and defeating problems.
Freshman Wes Kemp highlighted the scrimmage with two impressive catches.
The once defense-minded league has now become a hot bed for great offenses and even better quarterbacks.
Columbia native Carl Edwards earned his third victory this season in the Nationwide Series Saturday at Michigan International Speedway.
Years of training were on the line when MU graduate Christian Cantwell stepped into the shot put ring for his final throw in the medal round Friday night in Beijing.
Racing boosters have a long way to go if they hope to reintroduce parimutuel betting and revive the state's long-dormant horse racing industry.
Senior Missouri linebacker Van Alexander tore his right ACL during spring practices in April. Alexander says he was thankful his trainers have a strategy to have him ready to play when the season starts.
If you were looking for Christian Cantwell at the opening ceremonies, you didn't see him. And if he wins a medal that isn't gold, you might not see him at the award ceremony either.
The NCAA will now use a 40-second clock, which coach Gary Pinkel thinks will make his offense more productive.
Tigers tight end Chase Coffman’s right pinkie was broken last week, but coach Gary Pinkel said he is expected to return in time for the Aug. 30 game against Illinois.
The Missouri football team’s practice drills and scrimmages are set up to avoid the injuries that could spell doom for any team’s season.
One Tiger said that events such as Missouri’s Sixth Annual Football Fan Day keep him grounded.
The process of finding new caves takes patience and good communication skills, both of which Kristen Alvey has plenty.
The State Special Olympics Championships this weekend in Columbia gave athletes and volunteers an opportunity to grow and learn.