Sean Weatherspoon, a junior linebacker, has become the face of MU's early season success.
Gary Pinkel calls him the ultimate team player. Chase Daniel says that he can't remember seeing him ever feeling sorry for himself. None of this is a surprise to Hayti High School coach David Gilmore.
Senior captain Tommy Saunders takes it upon himself to pass down what he has learned in his time as a Missouri wide receiver.
While MU linebackers Brock Christopher and Sean Weatherspoon have received most of the recognition as returning starters, Luke Lambert, Will Ebner and Andrew Gachkar have been instrumental in making the toughest defensive position to play a big strength for the Tigers.
The Missouri football team's game against Nevada is no longer available only on a pay-per-view basis. It is now set for a Fox Sports Net national broadcast at 11:30 on Saturday.
Demand is outpacing supply for MU football tickets, leaving many students sitting on the grass at the north end of the stadium.
Three months ago, Danario Alexander had surgery to repair a ligament that had retorn. On Saturday, he’ll make his return to the field, three weeks before what coach Gary Pinkel had said would be a “best-case scenario.”
Since MU’s School of Journalism rolled out the first issue of the Missourian in 1908, a long line of sportswriters has covered the team. Hearing the perspectives of some of these writers provides a clearer view of how special the Tigers’ recent rise has been.
MU and Fox Sports entered discussions this summer to make games available that were not slated to be aired by the Big 12's broadcast partners.
Nevada’s Luke Lippincott, a first-team All-WAC player, will be sidelined when Nevada faces No. 6 Missouri on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
Jake Harry is the new go-to punter for MU after transferring last year from a community college in California.
Nevada, with the nation's fifth-ranked rushing attack, travels to Missouri a week after throwing a scare into Texas Tech.
Aaron O’Neal died in July 2005, but the Tigers have still found a way to carry on his legacy by letting a teammate wear his No. 25 every game.
For the game's first 30 minutes, the No. 6 Tigers toyed with Southeast Missouri State, from Cape Girardeau, countering every SEMO flicker of hope with a crowd-pleasing haymaker on their way to a 42-0 lead. They finished with a 52-3 win.
Football fans are beginning to pay the price of success. With bigger crowds coming to the Tigers' games, it's becoming a bigger headache to find parking.
Any fans left in the stadium after the Tigers put up 42 points against Southeast Missouri State got a first look at MU’s reserve quarterbacks, who are likely to see more playing time, especially during Missouri’s nonconference schedule.