Wide receiver Levi Copelin was previously suspended for the entire season because of a failed drug test but has now been dismissed from the team. The Tigers (3-0) will face the Indiana Hoosiers (1-1) on Saturday at Faurot Field.
Missouri showed its depth in the defensive tackle and linebacker positions Saturday against Central Florida. Conference results later in the day would also bode well for the Tigers.
Missouri rose to No. 18 in the Associated Press Top 25 and to No. 19 in the USA Today Coaches poll.
As the third quarter opened, both Missouri and Central Florida struggled to find their rhythm. And then it happened: a freakish play that changed the course of the game and gave the Tigers a much-needed jolt.
Missouri defensive end Shane Ray had to wait until this year to start for the Tigers. Ray had a career day Saturday in Missouri's 38-10 victory against Central Florida.
It was a shaky start, but the Tigers managed to handle the Knights on Saturday in Columbia.
Seth Vander Tuig, 32, and Mike Fulton, 31, are spending the Saturdays of their fall on a long-term mission to see every college football team in America. The high school friends from Iowa were in Columbia for Missouri-Central Florida.
We collected scenes from around Columbia and coverage of the Missouri football game against the University of Central Florida. Check out the live coverage, and share your thoughts, photos and reactions with us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
In Gary Pinkel's tenure, 39 football players have gone on to play professionally in the NFL.
Tiger center Evan Boehm is charged with pancaking defenders and protecting the quarterback from vicious hits. But as an accident-prone child, Boehm had a harder time safeguarding himself from injury.
Gary Pinkel's gameday wardrobe is carefully selected by an equipment director.
The Missourian found the “Mizzou Made” promotion misidentifies Missouri’s national standing in the categories related to academic performance and NFL first-round draft picks produced.
Central Florida is one of the largest universities in America, but its football program, even with recent success, is somewhat anonymous to casual football fans.
Four Missouri football players tackle five questions about travel — from their desired destinations to the worst possible roommates.
The Tigers maintain confidence despite questions about four long rushes from their first two opponents.
The Tigers' passing attack may attract the eyeballs, but running back Russell Hansbrough's contributions might deserve a second look.
A look at things to watch in the Southeastern Conference during Week 3 of the season.
Missouri football players have to put up with parking tickets like the rest of us. Some tweeted their displeasure about receiving parking tickets outside their training complex this week.
“To me, Sean is really not a tight end,” receiver Darius White said. “He’s another wide receiver out there. He’s got hands like a wide receiver.”
Jimmie Hunt, Bud Sasser and Darius White are, on the whole, some of the most humble personalities on the team. But they don't lack confidence; they just prefer to make their statements on the field.