Mizzou Sports

Young receivers on Missouri football team strive to stand out

Jimmie Hunt, Marcus Lucas and Bud Sasser came to Columbia as one of the Tigers' most promising classes of receivers yet. But the Tigers return every single player that caught a pass last season, so the new players' potential alone isn't enough to get them on the field.

Meetings fuel speculation that Texas A&M is leaving Big 12

Realignment of college athletic conferences is on the agenda for a meeting of the Texas A&M board of regents and is the topic of a Texas House Committee on Higher Education hearing.

Missouri football team's practice grind put into perspective by Marine

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.

Sheldon Richardson joins Missouri's fall football camp

The former nationally heralded recruit made his first appearance at the Tigers' practice Thursday.

Missouri football defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson cleared to 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.

Missouri's Trey Barrow making transition from kicker to punter

The Moberly native is listed as No. 1 at punter on the Missouri football team's depth chart.

Costello returns as mentor to Missouri quarterbacks

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.

Missouri walk-on brings 'rock and roll' attitude to offensive line

Max Copeland might not be the face of the Missouri football team's offensive line, but he is one of its most prominent voices.

Fan Day with dad part of finding footing for recent military veteran

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.

Missouri football's Matt Hoch makes transition to other side of the trench

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.

Missouri's James Franklin getting comfortable in his role as offensive leader

Two days into fall camp, Missouri's new quarterback is developing an understanding of his receivers.

Missouri defensive line awaits Sheldon Richardson's arrival

The team opened fall camp Thursday without the former No. 4 overall recruit.

Missouri football captains a special group

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. 

Missouri football ranked No. 21 in preseason coaches' poll

The Tigers, which finished 10-3 and No. 18 in 2010, received 266 points in the poll.

Missouri football team starts preseason camp Thursday

High-profile positions vacated by Blaine Gabbert and Aldon Smith are open for new players to fill.

Sheldon Richardson will not practice this week for Missouri football

The school will wait until Richardson's eligibility is finalized before he is allowed to practice.

Missouri's Aldon Smith hopes to be early contributor for 49ers

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.

Gabbert impressive in first week with Jaguars

It's exactly what the Jacksonville Jaguars expected when they selected the former Missouri quarterback 10th overall in April's NFL draft.

Mizzou's Marcus Denmon makes cut for USA Basketball World University Games

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.

Missouri Tigers fans can meet players, coaches at Fan Day on Sunday

Parking will be free at Memorial Stadium and water will be provided. Fans can receive autographs from 3:45 until 5:15 p.m.