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MU Football

MU-KU Border Showdown to remain at Arrowhead until 2012

The new deal continues the late Lamar Hunt’s dream of making the MU-KU game for Kansas City what the Texas-Oklahoma game is for Dallas.

Questions surround MU assistant Eberflus' future

Missouri defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus might not direct Missouri’s defense much longer. He has been mentioned as a possible candidate for the Toledo job that will open after eighth-year coach Tom Amstutz steps down following tonight’s game against Bowling Green.

Alden announces Pinkel's new contract

Missouri athletic director Mike Alden made official the contact extension awarded to eighth-year football coach Gary Pinkel on Wednesday afternoon at Mizzou Arena.

Coffmans pass on Thanksgiving football

It would be a family touch football game unlike any other. The Coffmans have four football stars anyone would want on a Thanksgiving Day team: Missouri’s replay machine Chase Coffman, his former NFL player father, a brother who plays quarterback at Kansas State, and another quarterback brother in high school. But even with all that available talent, the Coffmans don’t play football on Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving travels to Weatherspoon

Sean Weatherspoon’s mother is flying from Texas to provide a holiday feast.

Pinkel to receive $2.3 million annually with new deal

MU football coach Gary Pinkel's contract was unanimously approved Tuesday by the Board of Curators. He will receive $2.3 million annually for seven years.

After season, MU assistant open to head coaching jobs elsewhere

The Missouri football team's offensive coordinator, Dave Christensen, expressed interest Monday in pursuing a head-coaching position.

Rivalry, not hype, matters to Missouri against KU

Gone is the drama of a possible national football championship, but the Tigers say that's not what is important when they play the Jayhawks.

Voting for top team tough for Big 12 coaches.

Coaches from the Big 12 Conference struggled to pick their favorite among the top teams in the Big 12 South as they placed votes that affect the Bowl Championship Series standings.

Pinkel finalizes terms on new contract

Pinkel said he hopes to sign hisnew contract "in the next couple of days." The school's Board of Curators, which must approve the deal, is scheduled to meet Tuesday.

Oklahoma makes move in latest BCS rankings

Oklahoma jumped two spots in the latest BCS ranking after defeating previously unbeaten Texas Tech on Saturday night in Norman.

Missouri's Big 12 championship game opponent is still up in the air

Oklahoma’s 65-21 home win over Texas Tech on Saturday only muddied the picture of who the Missouri Tigers football team will play Dec. 6 for the Big 12 championship at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.

MU football players' parents react positively to Pinkel contract buzz

Players’ parents share positive reactions to news that Pinkel and Missouri athletic department officials are in discussion to extend Pinkel’s contract beyond the five-year deal he signed last December that pays him $1.85 million annually.

New contract for Pinkel in the works

The deal could make the Missouri coach the third highest-paid coach in the Big 12 and quiet speculation about him departing to take the open job at Washington.

Tigers honored with Big 12 North trophy

MU athletic director Mike Alden presented football coach Gary Pinkel and his team the Big 12 North trophy during a surprise presentation Thursday afternoon at Dan Devine Pavilion.

Students paying same as public for championship game tickets

MU students interested in buying tickets for the Big 12 Championship football game through the Athletic Department will have to pay $75.

MU football's bowl future remains unclear

Missouri clinched the Big 12 North on Saturday, but the Tigers’ bowl possibilities will remain blurred if they lose in the Big 12 championship game against Texas Tech, Texas or Oklahoma on Dec. 6 in Kansas City.

Kansas game still important to Tigers

The Missouri football team's game Nov. 29 against Kansas holds plenty of meaning for the Tigers, even though they have already earned the Big 12 North title.

Discussion returns to playoff system

After hearing Barrack Obama discuss the playoff issue in a TV interview, Texas coach Mack Brown wants to at least see a format that coaches could debate.

MU football wants more than Big 12 North crown

Missouri won its second consecutive Big 12 North championship Saturday by beating Iowa State. The celebration was tempered, though, as the Tigers know bigger achievements remain on the horizon.



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