Mizzou Sports

Tigers get picky

After beating a ranked team and dominating its next two opponents, the Missouri football team is still looking for ways to improve.

Hurricane rearranges Big 12 schedule

Texas was set to play Arkansas next, but now the Longhorns next game is against Rice. 

MU defense still tweaking

The performance of Missouri's defense was largely overlooked amid the offense's praise Saturday. Players and coaches said some areas must be addressed before the Tigers begin Big 12 Conference play Oct. 4 at Nebraska, but they are optimistic improvements will be made.

Another impressive weekend for Big 12 teams

Hard as it is to fathom, the top teams in the conference found ways to look even stronger.

Record day for Daniel

Going 23-for-28 in the Tigers' 69-17 win over Nevada, Chase Daniel overtook Brad Smith's career passing record in the first quarter with a pass to Jeremy Maclin for an 80-yard touchdown.

Sure-handed Daniel making impression

Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel has put up eye-popping numbers through three games this season while playing in just over four halves.

Lots of unique fans at MU-Nevada Game

Tailgaters at Saturday's football game bring lots of interesting stories to tell.


Sean Weatherspoon, a junior linebacker, has become the face of MU's early season success.

TIGER KICKOFF: Who was Jimmy Jackson before he was a Tiger?

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.


TIGER KICKOFF: Saunders continues mentoring tradition

Senior captain Tommy Saunders takes it upon himself to pass down what he has learned in his time as a Missouri wide receiver.

MU linebacking corps filled with promise

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.

Tigers game set for national broadcast

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.

Ticket shortage puts student on hill

Demand is outpacing supply for MU football tickets, leaving many students sitting on the grass at the north end of the stadium.

MU trainer describes Danario Alexander’s comeback

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.”

Former Missourian reporters recall MU football program's darker days

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 working through kinks with pay-per-view

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 football team adjusts for MU game after running back's injury

Nevada’s Luke Lippincott, a first-team All-WAC player, will be sidelined when Nevada faces No. 6 Missouri on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

Harry hits stride as punter

Jake Harry is the new go-to punter for MU after transferring last year from a community college in California.

Tigers brace for Wolf Pack

Nevada, with the nation's fifth-ranked rushing attack, travels to Missouri a week after throwing a scare into Texas Tech.

MU football continues to honor former teammate Aaron O'Neal

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.