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Growing fantasy legions pump up NFL combine appeal

Missouri defensive lineman Shane Ray talks with reporters during a news conference at the NFL football scouting combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Saturday.

Watching prospects lift weights and run drills is captivating television for some.

Missouri football fills punting void with Corey Fatony

Scholarships for specialists in the kicking game are on the rise, and Missouri is taking notice. A year after awarding Christian Brinser a scholarship, coach Gary Pinkel on Wednesday signed five-star punter Corey Fatonyout of Nashville.

Franklin Agbasimere's journey to Missouri football started in Nigeria

Franklin Agbasimere had never played a down before he left Lagos, Nigeria, to play football in Montverde, Florida. The outside linebacker is a member of the 2015 Missouri football recruiting class.

VIDEOS: Watch Missouri's 2015 signing class in action

Missouri Athletics provided videos of each signee for the 2015 class. Here's a look at the future Tigers on film.

247Sports provides updated composite rankings for SEC recruiting classes

As new commits come in for schools across the Southeastern Conference, rankings for classes and conferences will keep on changing. Check out's team rankings, which will adjust across the day according to new letters of intent.

East St. Louis High School prospect Terry Beckner Jr. picks Missouri football

Beckner was the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's All-Metro Football Defensive Player of the Year.

Missouri football, Eastern Michigan agree to two-year series

Both games will take place in Columbia, one on Sept. 10, 2016, and the other on Sept. 26, 2020. 

Alex Grinch leaving Missouri football to be defensive coordinator

After three seasons as safeties coach under his uncle Gary Pinkel, Alex Grinch will be Washington State's next defensive coordinator, he confirmed Wednesday in an email.

Missouri basketball tops LSU 74-67 in overtime in SEC opener

Missouri forward Johnathan Williams III scored 21 points and had 10 rebounds, and the Tigers took down LSU in a 74-67 overtime Southeastern Conference opener Thursday.

Missouri football's Shane Ray declares for NFL draft

Missouri defensive line All-American Shane Ray will forgo his senior season and enter the NFL draft following a record-setting season. Ray earned the Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Year award for his efforts as the Tigers worked toward an 11-3 record and a Citrus Bowl win against Minnesota.

Missouri football's Markus Golden makes AP's All-Bowl Team

The Associated Press put Missouri senior Markus Golden, who had 10 tackles in a Citrus Bowl win against Minnesota, as one of its top performers in the bowl season.

Former Missouri receiver Green-Beckham declares for NFL Draft

The former Missouri receiver was not allowed to play this season after the NCAA denied the school's request for a waiver that would have made him eligible to play immediately. He caught 59 passes for 883 yards and scored 12 touchdowns two years ago for the Tigers.

Mauk, Missouri football come back to win Citrus Bowl

Missouri's quarterback threw interceptions on Missouri's first two drives. But the sophomore quarterback helped the Tigers bounce back with his tough play and positive attitude. 

Missouri football beats Minnesota 33-17 in Citrus Bowl

The Tigers won their 11th game of the season and second-straight bowl game. Their 23 victories over two seasons are the most in team history.  


Top 10 Sports Stories of the Year: No. 1: Michael Sam announces he is gay

Michael Sam brought significant media attention to Missouri when he came out publicly, bidding to become the first openly gay player drafted into the NFL. 

TIGERS REPORT LIVE: Missouri ends season on high note at Citrus Bowl

Take a look at coverage from Orlando and fan reactions from the Tigers victory over the Minnesota Gophers in this year's Citrus Bowl.

Wing restaurant sponsors (and dominates) the Citrus Bowl

Pre-game highlights included a wing-eating challenge.

Missouri tricks Minnesota with gutsy special teams calls

The Tigers used three trick plays on special teams in their Citrus Bowl victory over Minnesota. Although a fake field goal failed, Missouri executed a fake punt and onside kick to perfection. 

Despite questions about ticket sales, Citrus Bowl still exciting for Missouri, Minnesota coaches

Even with 38 other bowl games, the Citrus Bowl means a lot to Missouri  and Minnesota coaches. As for the fans, those backing Minnesota don't need "a ham and a blanket" to watch football in Orlando.

Top 10 Sports Stories of the Year: No. 2: ESPN investigates Missouri over alleged rape

ESPN Outside the Lines released a scathing investigation of the Missouri athletics department's failure to report the alleged sexual assault of one of its athletes, Sasha Menu Courey. The former Tigers swimmer, who was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, committed suicide in 2011 after the alleged assault in 2010.