Ranked No. 6 in the BCS, the Missouri football team is competing against Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas for spots in the premiere January bowl games.
The Missouri football team climbed to No. 7 in the national rankings. The Tigers have plenty more to prove, though. Under Pinkel, the team is 8-13 in November.
Missouri improves to 8-1 for the first time in 38 years, and despite missing injured safety Pig Brown, the offense held the Buffaloes’ defense to 196 yards.
After Missouri failed to utilize wide receiver Will Franklin against Iowa State, his only two catches during Saturday’s game settled down the Tigers and silenced the crowd.
The 10-year-old Ralphie IV is just one of a long line of buffaloes that have been on display at Folson Field.
When the Missouri football team plays Colorado on Saturday night in Boulder, it will be facing a team with renewed vigor. After a rocky first year filled with growing pains, the Buffaloes have bought into second-year coach Dan Hawkins’ system.
Del Howard suddenly finds himself under the microscope as he takes the place of Pig Brown
The team’s leading tackler, known for his vocal leadership, is an emerging talent in the Big 12 Conference.
MU safety Pig Brown is recovering after undergoing successful surgery on his torn right Achilles tendon on Sunday morning. Although he’s out for the season, Brown will still travel with the Tigers.
The Tigers have not been recognized as a top 10 team since 1981 when Warren Powers was the head coach. The team landed the No. 8 spot, but only for one week, until MU lost to Iowa State — an unranked team at the time.
While the Missouri football team won on Saturday against Iowa State, losing captain safety Pig Brown could be what the team remembers most when looking back at the game.
The win puts Missouri in a position to have its best season since 1969.
This season, Tiger opponents have converted third downs on Missouri 42 percent of the time. On Saturday, Iowa State continued the trend by converting 11 of 20 third downs.
The Stokes family began collecting stuffed tigers in 1970, and brought more than 30 of them to decorate their cars before the game on Saturday.
For Tommy Saunders, working out diligently not only helps gain muscle for the football field, it also lifts his spirits
Darnell Terrell doesn't have much time for it now as a starter for the Tigers, but ever since he was a child he has loved drawing, especially comic book characters.
Bill Cocos, 76, has been at every Mizzou football home game since 1948. That’s 337 games.