Fans were disappointed that the Tigers weren't in a national championship game and would have liked to have seen more wins this season. They traveled to San Antonio without complaint and hopes for a win on Monday night.
Missouri linebacker Steve Redmond had to endure the difficult transition from competitor to injured player. It’s a change that gets the best of many athletes, whose very identity can be shattered by a single blow.
The Alamo Bowl isn't where the Tigers had planned to end their season. But now that they're here, they plan to go out with a win.
Regardless of the causes, there’s one thing the Tigers can agree on: There’s no altering the past. The only thing they can influence now is Monday night’s matchup with Northwestern.
Instead of taking a lighthearted approach to Monday night's Alamo Bowl, Missouri is preparing as if its entire season hinges on its game against Northwestern.
Tommy Saunders has made a difference on the football team. The Tigers’ senior captain has earned a reputation as a reliable receiver and team leader. That doesn’t separate him from other seniors on the MU football team. It’s his work off the field, however, that does.
Missouri and Northwestern practice from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Select players and coaches speak at press conferences afterward. When business is through, players can see the sites, spend time with their families or even go out to bars.
To coaches and players on the Wildcats' offense, the Alamo Bowl against Missouri represents an opportunity for redemption.
Four times this season the Tigers haven’t been able to silence their critics, specifically those targeting the defense’s struggles. They hope to show their worth in the Alamo Bowl.
The Missouri offense is a lot different than what the Northwesteren defense has become used to in Big 10 Conference play.
Carl Gettis is the only starter on the Missouri secondary who will be back in Columbia next season. Given the secondary’s camaraderie, it has been like family members passing the torch the next leader.
On Thursday, Missouri coach Gary Pinkel and Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald met at Silverhorn Golf Club in San Antonio as headline participants at the AT&T Golf Classic.
Dave Christensen, Missouri's offensive coordinator, said he is not looking to use his new post as the head coach at Wyoming as a stepping stone to bigger coaching jobs like other UW coaches in the past.
Before last year, the Missouri football team would have been plenty pleased to get to the Alamo Bowl, but the 2008 Cotton Bowl champions came into this season with higher hopes than four losses and a bowl before January.
Missouri football fans going to the Alamo Bowl in San Antonio can purchase a bowl package through the MU Alumni Association that can include travel, hotel accomodations, game tickets and entrance to association events.
After watching Oklahoma celebrate their third consecutive Big 12 Conference championship, Missouri is trying to cope with a disappointing end to what looked to be a promising season.
Oklahoma trounced Missouri 62-21 in the Big 12 Conference championship football game with Sooners sophomore quarterback Sam Bradford looking like the Heisman Trophy front-runner Missouri senior quarterback Chase Daniel was supposed to be.
All week long, the Tigers talked about how they were getting no respect and given no chance to upset No. 4 Oklahoma. But the Tigers failed to prove anyone wrong.
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