Kansas State quarterback Josh Freeman is set to lead the Wildcats against Missouri on Saturday night. The Wildcats' future is in doubt, but Freeman has still earned the respect of MU's defensive coaches.
Saturday's game against Kansas State is Senior Day and the final home game for graduating Tigers.
Third-year Kansas State coach Ron Prince resigned Wednesday but will coach the Wildcats' last three games, including Saturday evening's contest against Missouri in Columbia.
Players' weight room gab turns to talk of presidential prospects.
Instead of talking about nothing but Kansas State, the Tigers still clearly had their inability to finish off Baylor on their minds Monday.
Texas coach Mack Brown said in Monday's Big 12 Conference coaches teleconference he didn't think the fans on the field affected the outcome of his team's game Saturday night, but he worried about the safety of fans, players and others.
Jeff Wolfert's 34-yard field goal allowed the Missouri football team to escape with a 31-28 victory Saturday over host Baylor.
Some MU students paid $35 for tickets to the big game in Kansas City and others paid $10. Those who paid more but did not receive better seats were left feeling cheated.
Four weeks ago it was Oklahoma sitting atop the polls. When Texas beat the Sooners a week later, the Longhorns became the new favorite. This week Texas Tech took the spotlight, though it fell shy of No. 1 in the BCS rankings after a storybook win over Texas.
Baylor surprised the Missouri football team Saturday in Waco, Texas, making the Tigers fight for a 31-28 victory.
Missouri's defense came through in a pinch after the team let Baylor battle back.
Richard Melendez, an event staff personnel who manned the gate behind Floyd Casey Stadium's south end zone, has seen a smattering of highlights and plenty of lows for the Baylor football team.
A week after earning its first shutout of the season, Missouri's defense will be tested by one of the Big 12 Conference's rising stars.
Football teams from the Big 12 South Division are 10-2 against teams from the North Division this season.
Coach Art Briles tries to get the Bears moving in the right direction in his first year on the job.
Before playing Colorado on Saturday, ESPN was removed from the television sets in the Missouri locker room. The only thing the screens showed was what Pinkel had been preaching to his players all week long: the time of the game.
Before giving coaching a try, Red Raiders coach Mike Leach earned his law degree.
With the BCS polls making little difference after back-to-back losses took the Missouri football team out of the national title race, most players said an 58-0 victory over Colorado on Saturday was personal.
After losses to Oklahoma State and Texas, Missouri got their focus back Saturday in a 58-0 win against Colorado.