Maj. Sean Quinlan of the Marine Corps drew parallels between his troops and the Tigers while also pointing out the differences when he spoke to the team Wednesday evening.
The former nationally heralded recruit made his first appearance at the Tigers' practice Thursday.
Richardson, a nationally heralded recruit, was not in uniform for the first week of Missouri’s fall camp because he awaited a final eligibility ruling from the NCAA.
The Moberly native is listed as No. 1 at punter on the Missouri football team's depth chart.
Jimmy Costello is back for his final year of eligibility, putting other plans aside to act as a mentor to James Franklin and the younger quarterbacks.
Max Copeland might not be the face of the Missouri football team's offensive line, but he is one of its most prominent voices.
Josh Ferris served for the Navy in both Afghanistan and Iraq, but now he's here in Columbia with his dad and some family friends for the Missouri football team's Fan Day.
Redshirt freshman Matt Hoch came to Missouri for the opportunity to play tight end and to play along side his older brother, starting senior right tackle Dan Hoch. This spring, though, he moved across the line to defensive end.
Two days into fall camp, Missouri's new quarterback is developing an understanding of his receivers.
The team opened fall camp Thursday without the former No. 4 overall recruit.
The Tigers have chosen left tackle Elvis Fisher, tight end Michael Egnew, defensive end Jacquies Smith and strong safety Kenji Jackson as this season's senior captains.
The Tigers, which finished 10-3 and No. 18 in 2010, received 266 points in the poll.
High-profile positions vacated by Blaine Gabbert and Aldon Smith are open for new players to fill.
The school will wait until Richardson's eligibility is finalized before he is allowed to practice.
Smith, drafted No. 7 overall after two standout seasons at Missouri, is one of several youngsters getting an extended look while San Francisco examines its options on defense.
It's exactly what the Jacksonville Jaguars expected when they selected the former Missouri quarterback 10th overall in April's NFL draft.
Missouri's Marcus Denmon was named a finalist for the USA Basketball World University Games on Sunday. Kim English, also competing for a roster spot, did not make the cut.
Parking will be free at Memorial Stadium and water will be provided. Fans can receive autographs from 3:45 until 5:15 p.m.
Former Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert, the 10th overall pick in April's NFL Draft, signed a four-year contract with Jacksonville worth $12 million.
The pair of senior Tigers guards leave this weekend for the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., to take part in a a training camp that will be used to select a team to represent the United States in China.