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Missouri football players react to Big 12 controversy

With the future of the Big 12 hanging in the balance, Missouri football players react to how little they can do about their team's future and how conference realignment might affect them. Although most say they'd like to see the conference stay together, a few expressed interest in playing teams in the SEC.

 

Clarifying what conference realignment means to the Big 12 and Missouri athletics

Some or all of the conference realignment issue confusing you? The Missourian has your questions covered.

Missouri running back Kendial Lawrence breaks fibula

The fracture is of a non-weight bearing nature, and Lawrence could return in as soon as four weeks.

More change for Missouri football team's running game

Kendial Lawrence was the starter at running back for the Tigers in their season-opening win Saturday against Miami (Ohio). On Tuesday, it was announced that Lawrence has a broken fibula and will be sidelined for at least four weeks.

Big 12 Conference coaches comment on realignment issues

Oklahoma's Bob Stoops, Texas's Mack Brown and Missouri's Gary Pinkel all spoke about realignment Monday.

Depth on Missouri defensive line helps compensate for sidelined player

Teammates on the defensive line are confident the unit's depth will help make up for the loss of captain Jacquies Smith, who will sit out Friday's game against Arizona State because of a dislocated elbow.

THE WEEK IN MISSOURI FOOTBALL: Win over Miami (Ohio), Big 12 uncertainty

Missouri beat Miami (Ohio) 17-6 on Saturday, taking Tigers fans' minds off of conference realignment for a day.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri wins 17-6 over Miami (Ohio)

Under a blistering hot sun the Missouri Tigers beat the Miami (Ohio) RedHawks 17-6 in the opening game on Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri takes half-time lead, 10-0, over Miami (Ohio)

With temperatures creeping toward 100 degrees, the Missouri Tigers claimed a 10-0 lead over the Miami (Ohio) Redhawks during the opening game of the Missouri football season on Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Friends reconnect at first tailgate party for Missouri football

As team members for Missouri and Miami (Ohio) prepared to face off in the football season's first game, fans took the opportunity to get reacquainted, meet new people and eat a tailgate breakfast.

Missouri AD Mike Alden talks about Big 12 situation

Alden admitted he "was concerned."

Missouri defense forces red zone stops in win over Miami (Ohio)

The Miami (Ohio) offense marched down the field throughout the first half, but when it reached deep into Missouri territory, it was stopped time after time by the Missouri defense.

Missouri football quarterback James Franklin learning speed of game

Quarterback James Franklin struggled in his first start, something that his predecessors did not. He and his teammates are not worried.

Missouri football defeats Miami (Ohio) 17-6

No. 21 Missouri won its first game of the season but saw two defensive starters leave the game with injuries.

The party begins Friday in Missouri's RV lot

Fans share a sense of community in the RV lot southeast of Hearnes Center.

Tailgaters replace burgers with breakfast for early Missouri football game

Many tailgaters, inspired by the early start time of the football game Saturday, decided to tailgate with breakfast foods instead of burgers and hotdogs.

TIGER KICKOFF: Missouri linebacker thankful for athletic abilities, musical talents

Tigers linebacker Darvin Ruise, one of the Missouri football team's most promising young defensive players, learned to play four instruments in church as a child. But he said singing is his greatest passion.

TIGER KICKOFF: Five things you didn't know about Justin Britt

TIGER KICKOFF: Participate in this week's caption contest

TIGER KICKOFF: The opponent



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