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MU Football

Big 12 South awaits Texas Tech-Oklahoma outcome

The Big 12 South race will either become clear or clouded after division leader Texas Tech meets Oklahoma on Nov. 22. If the Red Raiders lose, there could be a chance for a three-way tie atop the division.

Sister brings Ekwerekwu back to Columbia

Brad Ekwerekwu had 95 catches for 956 yards in his career as a wide receiver at Missouri. Now he teaches high school history and supports his younger sister, Francie Ekwerekwu, who was in town Sunday playing middle blocker for Oklahoma in its volleyball match against Missouri.

MU football team cautious about North title

With a Kansas loss against Texas and a Missouri win against Iowa State, the Tigers would clinch the Big 12 North, but the team knows it can only worry about beating the Cyclones.

Scenes from the last home game

Despite a slow start, the Tigers brought a sweet finish to their game. Here are scenes from the last home game of the 2008 season.

Tigers take off late

Early on, it had all the makings of an upset. But late in the first half, the Tigers used just three offensive plays to put 14 points between themselves and the Wildcats.

Bittersweet victory

Fans recall Daniel highlights

Ten fans watched No. 10 sling it for final time at Memorial Stadium. Here's how they will remember.

Tiger Kickoff: Coulter looks back to move forward

His father's murder. His mother's drug habit. His sibling's separation. His academic struggles. All of them helped shape Brian Coulter's life and his efforts to move toward his future.

Senior day signals an end for the Kearney pair

MU football players Tommy Saunders and Brock Christopher went to high school together. “It’s not about playing on the field. It’s about the people,” Saunders said. “The guys you played with in high school. … The things you learn from each other. The things you go through with each other."

Dating Chase: Oh, please — it's not what you think

 

Blaire Vandiver, the MU junior and Chase Daniel's girlfriend, didn't want anything to do with him for the first three months she knew him. She knows the relationship between a good-looking sorority girl and the star quarterback sounds pretty cliché. Talk to her, though, and you'll learn it's anything but.

MU defense braces for K-State's Freeman

Kansas State quarterback Josh Freeman is set to lead the Wildcats against Missouri on Saturday night. The Wildcats' future is in doubt, but Freeman has still earned the respect of MU's defensive coaches. 

Winningest class in MU football history makes its exit

Saturday's game against Kansas State is Senior Day and the final home game for graduating Tigers.

Prince will leave KSU at season's end

Third-year Kansas State coach Ron Prince resigned Wednesday but will coach the Wildcats' last three games, including Saturday evening's contest against Missouri in Columbia.

Four MU football players named various award semifinalists

Missouri football team talks politics

Players' weight room gab turns to talk of presidential prospects.

Tigers want to finish job against K-State

Instead of talking about nothing but Kansas State, the Tigers still clearly had their inability to finish off Baylor on their minds Monday.

Fans on field troubles Texas coach

Texas coach Mack Brown said in Monday's Big 12 Conference coaches teleconference he didn't think the fans on the field affected the outcome of his team's game Saturday night, but he worried about the safety of fans, players and others.

Wolfert does his job

Jeff Wolfert's 34-yard field goal allowed the Missouri football team to escape with a 31-28 victory Saturday over host Baylor.

Ticket prices for MU-KU game cause controversy

Some MU students paid $35 for tickets to the big game in Kansas City and others paid $10. Those who paid more but did not receive better seats were left feeling cheated.

Tech shakes up Big 12 again

Four weeks ago it was Oklahoma sitting atop the polls. When Texas beat the Sooners a week later, the Longhorns became the new favorite. This week Texas Tech took the spotlight, though it fell shy of No. 1 in the BCS rankings after a storybook win over Texas.



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