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MU Football

New Missouri running back steps into important role

Not only does Derrick Washington replace Tony Temple, one of the best Tigers running backs, but he also takes over a key position on a team that expects to compete for a national title.

Illinois quarterback starts season with a smile

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb told Juice Williams to play with confidence and have fun.

Plenty to do in St. Louis before Missouri-Illinois game

If you're going to the game in St. Louis and don't know much about the area, here's a guide of what's going on this weekend.

Missouri defense looks to put squeeze on Juice Williams

The unit touts its experience against top quarterbacks during its time at Missouri as a key factor.

Arch Rivalry football game a boon for St. Louis

Missouri-Illinois matchup expected to bring influx of fans' business to downtown.

MU football well rehearsed in bowl games

The MU football team seems to be getting plenty of practice in so-called “bowl game atmospheres” lately.

Zook says Rose Bowl loss should motivate Illini

More than eight months after Illinois loss to USC in the Rose Bowl, Illini coach Ron Zook has found a way to turn the defeat into a positive.

MU football tickets still available online

This weekend’s Tiger football game is a sellout, but tickets are still available online.

Season-opening Tiger Talk draws crowd of listeners

Gary Pinkel held his first Tiger Talk on Monday, giving fans an opportunity to quiz him on the upcoming season.

Big 12 coaches eye new season

Texas coach detailed some uniques ideas for improving the way college football rankings are determined Monday in the Big 12 coaches teleconference.

Maclin ready to headline big stage

A year ago, Jeremy Maclin entered a matchup with Illinois in St. Louis as a relative unknown. This season, he enters with a bulls-eye firmly planted on the 9 on the front of his jersey.

Hundreds line up for Tiger’s Lair registration

Hundreds of MU students stood in line at Brady Commons on Monday, not to attend their first class, but to secure spots in the Tiger’s Lair, the official student cheering section of the Missouri Tigers.

Kemp prefers direct route

Wes Kemp, a 6-foot-4, 225-pound freshman wide receiver out of DeSmet in St. Louis, is hoping to impress his coaches enough to avoid a redshirt season.

MU’s Costello showing steady improvement at quarterback

Reserve redshirt freshman quarterback Jimmy Costello has developed into a more complete player in the offseason, and he took snaps against defensive starters for the first time this fall in the Tigers’ final preseason scrimmage Thursday.

Tiger football fans face new security restrictions

In addition to the standard bag check at entrances to the stadium, fans' items must be able to fit in a 16-inch square plastic box, no deeper than 9 inches, roughly equal to the amount of space under each seat.

Egnew eager for future

Michael Egnew, a 6-foot-5 Plainview, Texas, native, was one of eight true freshmen Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel pinpointed after Monday’s practice as a possibility to bypass a redshirt season. Egnew’s transition from standout high school wide receiver to potential contributor as a reserve tight end behind senior Chase Coffman and junior Jon Gissinger represents a movement with the Tigers’ future in mind.

MU working to improve No. 6 ranking

Freshman Wes Kemp highlighted the scrimmage with two impressive catches.

Quarterbacks dominate offensive powered Big 12 Conference

The once defense-minded league has now become a hot bed for great offenses and even better quarterbacks.

Trainers getting Van Alexander set for opener

Senior Missouri linebacker Van Alexander tore his right ACL during spring practices in April. Alexander says he was thankful his trainers have a strategy to have him ready to play when the season starts.

MU not afraid of new play clock rule

The NCAA will now use a 40-second clock, which coach Gary Pinkel thinks will make his offense more productive.



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