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Missouri football has small margin of error against Arkansas

Missouri Tigers place kicker Andrew Baggett tries for an extra point in the third quarter of a 49-24 win over the Toledo Rockets in an NCAA college football game in Toledo, Ohio, on Sept. 6.

Unlike Arkansas, Missouri hasn’t faced college football’s finest this year. The Tigers have not tussled with a top-10 opponent all season.

TIGER KICKOFF: Fast Five, Rivalry Edition

Veteran Tigers Lucas Vincent, Evan Boehm, Andrew Baggett and Shane Ray answer questions about Missouri's old rivalry with Kansas — among other things.

 

TIGER KICKOFF: The Battle Line: Manufacturing a rivalry

Is it possible to create and brand a rivalry game? Perhaps, but it's new territory for universities and sports marketers. Whether their efforts are successful rests in the in perceptions of fans.

TIGER KICKOFF: Toddlers to Tigers: Shane Ray took time to grow into his body

Once a "chunky monkey," Shane Ray took a while to grow into the 6-foot-3, 245-pound monster on Missouri's defensive line.

TIGER KICKOFF: 10 things you didn't know about Arkansas

Is there an Arkansas and Kansas connection? What's a "Spoofer's Stone?" What's with the mascot and the naughty live beasts that attend Arkansas' home football games? Answers to these questions and more about Missouri's new, so-called rivals. 

TIGER KICKOFF: New Arkansas, Missouri rivalry leaves some traditions behind

Missouri has lost Kansas. And Arkansas' annual matchup with LSU no longer happens during rivalry week.

TIGER KICKOFF: John Hardeman Walker and the attempt for 'Battle Line Rivalry' history

Along the battle line, as it will be known in the now annual Missouri-Arkansas rivalry game, is the bootheel. What does a man by the name of John Hardeman Walker have to do with it? Maybe a lot.

Heading into Week 14, Missouri's spot within new SEC bowl lineup still unclear

Missouri, ranked No. 17 in the latest College Football Playoff rankings, will close out its regular season schedule on Friday against Arkansas with a spot in the SEC championship on the line. How could things shape up further down the road?

Looking ahead: Missouri football must beat Arkansas Friday to advance to SEC Championship

The No. 17 Tigers (9-2, 6-1 in the Southeastern Conference) prepare for a short week and large Arkansas offensive line. 

MU dorms to open early for Missouri football game

Missouri plays Arkansas at 1:30 p.m. Friday. MU residence halls typically open on Sunday after an academic break. 

 

Missouri football up to highest rankings of season

The Tigers are ranked No. 17 in The Associated Press Top 25 and USA Today Coaches polls after winning 29-21 at Tennessee.

Missouri football recap: What we learned from the Tigers' win over Tennessee

A gritty offensive performance and a defense that always gives its team a chance to win helped the Tigers overcome penalties and miscues in their 29-21 win over the Vols.

UPDATE: Missouri football survives with 29-21 win at Tennessee

It wasn't always pretty, but a program-record 10th-straight win on the road has the Tigers one game away from returning to the SEC championship in Atlanta.

Missouri football's defense has good timing in win over Tennessee

On a night when the Tigers needed a win to keep their SEC title hopes alive, Markus Golden and the Missouri defense made the right plays at the right time.

While not Tennessee's fight song, "Rocky Top" holds deep roots for Vols fans

"We'll sing it as long as we're behind. And then we'll sing it when we're ahead."

 

TIGERS REPORT LIVE: Missouri takes on Tennessee in final regular season road trip

While it wasn't always pretty, the Missouri Tigers defeated the Tennessee Volunteers 29-21, Saturday night. We collected fan reactions from social media from Knoxville to Columbia and everywhere in between.

Missouri football: 3 notes about the Tennessee Volunteers

No. 20 Missouri (8-2, 5-1 in SEC) plays Tennessee (5-5, 2-2 in SEC) at 6:30 p.m. Saturday on ESPN. The Tigers must win in order to return to Atlanta for the SEC Championship, and Tennessee is looking for its sixth win and first bowl berth since 2010.

Russell Hansbrough carrying the load for Missouri football

The Tigers' junior tailback says he has come a long way from his freshman year, when he found the size of SEC defenders to be intimidating. Coming off a career performance at Texas A&M, he's not backing down now.

10 things you didn't know about Tennessee

Camping in driveways and skeletal stadiums are two of 10 things you didn't know about Missouri's next opponent. 

TIGER TWEETS: Missouri football players are ready for this semester to be over

At this point in the semester, a lot of college students are ready for a break. With finals and papers galore, not to mention a few more football games, Missouri football players are excited for the end of the semester, too.



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