MU Football

Tigers' offense makes strides in Black & Gold Game

The Tiger 2 team beat the Tiger 1 team 17-10 during the annual Black & Gold spring football game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

After Saturday's scrimmage, which the backups team won 14-10, Missouri might be able to lean more equally on the different facets of its offense. It’s clear the Tigers’ passing game will “get there,” coach Gary Pinkel said.

Offense struggling, defense dominant ahead of Black & Gold Game

Ahead of Saturday's Black & Gold Game, the Missouri football team's offense is groping its way through spring practice, while new defensive coordinator Barry Odom’s defense has shown promise.

Missouri linebackers shine, spur defense to scrimmage victory

One of the Missouri football team's strongest units made the difference in Saturday morning's scrimmage.

Missouri football's defense taking control of spring practice

The Tigers defense had seven interceptions in its first scrimmage under new defensive coordinator Barry Odom

Missouri football’s Wesley Leftwich is leading while learning

As Missouri’s only senior wide receiver, the Hickman alum will have to provide leadership to an inexperienced group of pass catchers.

FROM READERS: Loof Lirpa, the star Missouri football recruit that never was

In 1991, the Missourian sports department wrote about a fictional football player that would save the Missouri football team. It was all an April Fool's Day hoax.

Missouri football's Clay Rhodes challenged to grow his skill set, facial hair

Missouri sophomore Clay Rhodes looks to secure a starting spot on Missouri's senior-laden offensive line. But first, he might want to grow a better beard.

Shane Ray draws a full house to Missouri football pro day

Shane Ray is projected by ESPN and other sources to be a top-10 draft pick, as the media attention at the Mizzou Athletics Training Complex and the Devine Pavilion on Thursday showed. Ray's mom had a camera crew following her around, and his father, brother and cousin made custom shirts that read things like "The Original Shane Ray" and "Mizzou Sack Leader."

Missouri's Ryan Walters hopes for extended stay with Tigers

After working at five different schools since 2008, Missouri's new safeties coach Ryan Walters is looking to stick around a bit longer in Columbia. 

Craig Kuligowski, Barry Odom reunite on Missouri defense

After working together under former defensive coordinator Dave Steckel, new Missouri defensive coordinator Barry Odom and defensive line coach Craig Kuligowski are colleagues once again.

Missouri football opens spring practice in sun-soaked Memorial Stadium

Two and a half months after the Tigers’ win at the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl, Missouri had its first formal spring practice Tuesday. They'll practice seven more times before their first scrimmage in April.

Growing fantasy legions pump up NFL combine appeal

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.