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Missouri football defensive ends bounce back against Western Illinois

The defensive ends did not live up to their billing in Missouri's first two games, rarely applying pressure. Against Western Illinois though, they dominated.

Henry Josey runs wild in Missouri football win over Western Illinois

Josey ran for 263 on 14 carries in the 69-0 Missouri win against the Western Illinois Leathernecks. Josey landed himself a spot as fourth in the Missouri record books for a single-game rushing performance.

Missouri AD Mike Alden says Big 12 still MU's focus

Before Saturday's game, Missouri's Mike Alden discussed the latest conference realignment news.

More to Missouri fan than just a pile of tigers

On the day Missouri conducted its "Salute to America," long-time Tigers fan Russell Stokes talked about his proposal to Athletics Director Mike Alden to honor those who are veterans of the armed forces, as well as of Missouri athletic teams.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tailgating, Tiger Walk keep football fans busy on game day

Despite the dreary weather, fans came out to tailgate and participate in the 2011 Tiger Walk before watching the MU football team take on the visiting Western Illinois Leathernecks.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri defeats Western Illinois 69-0

The Missouri Tigers defeated the Western Illinois Leathernecks 69-0 Saturday at Faurot Field. The Tigers set a new school record with 744 yards of total offense and tied the previous record for most points scored in a game.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri leads 42-0 at halftime against Western Illinois

The Missouri Tigers dominated in the first half against the Western Illinois Leathernecks.

Halftime: Missouri leads Western Illinois 42-0

At halftime Saturday in Missouri's game against Western Illinois, the Tigers played a strong offense to advance against the Leathernecks.

Final: Missouri 69, Western Illinois 0

Records fall and Missouri overwhelms Western Illinois.


TIGER KICKOFF: Night crew sets stage for Missouri football weekends

Setting up and tearing down is the constant theme for the athletic department's facilities crew that works the graveyard shift to prepare the Mizzou Sports Park and surrounding campus for football games and other events.

TIGER KICKOFF: What is a Leatherneck anyway?

Breaking down what you wanted to know, and probably some things that you didn't want to know, about Western Illinois.

TIGER KICKOFF: Five things you didn't know about Dominique Hamilton

Get to know defensive tackle Dominique Hamilton.

TIGER KICKOFF: With Week 2 loss, Missouri football team in uncharted territory

Never before has the current crop of Missouri football players had a loss this early in the season. Add in the team's first overtime game since the 2008 Alamo Bowl, and the team is dealing with a couple new experiences.

TIGER KICKOFF: Participate in this week's caption contest

Each week we’ll show you a photo, and it’s your job to tell us what’s going on. Tweet us at @CoMoSports using the hashtag #captioncontest. We’ll read all of them and publish the best ones online and in next week’s print edition.

TIGER KICKOFF: Big 12 television schedule for this weekend

Keep up with the Big 12 games on TV and online.

Linebacker's versatility helps Missouri football team

When middle linebacker Will Ebner was injured in the team's first game, Andrew Wilson filled in, moving from his outside linebacker position to the middle.

Barrow is giving Mizzou football team leg up

Moberly native Trey Barrow is turning heads with booming, game-changing, punts.

TIGER KICKOFF: This week's interesting player tweets

Twitter allows Missouri football fans the chance to get to know their favorite players personalities and what they like to do when they are off Faurot Field.

Missouri football team adjusts running back situation — again

After losing its second running back in two games, the Missouri football team turns to Henry Josey, who excelled against Arizona State last Friday. He will have help from some friends — bigger friends — too.

ON THE BLOG: Five from the film room - Missouri football Week 2

For a look at Missourian sports reporter Andrew Wagaman's analysis of Friday's Missouri football game at Arizona State go to the Missourian Sports Blog.