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MU Football

NOTEBOOK: A look back through Baylor football history

Richard Melendez, an event staff personnel who manned the gate behind Floyd Casey Stadium's south end zone, has seen a smattering of highlights and plenty of lows for the Baylor football team.

Baylor quarterback to test Missouri's defense

A week after earning its first shutout of the season, Missouri's defense will be tested by one of the Big 12 Conference's rising stars.

Big 12 South resumes football dominance

Football teams from the Big 12 South Division are 10-2 against teams from the North Division this season.

Baylor football on quest for respectability

Coach Art Briles tries to get the Bears moving in the right direction in his first year on the job.

Tigers blocking out distractions

Before playing Colorado on Saturday, ESPN was removed from the television sets in the Missouri locker room. The only thing the screens showed was what Pinkel had been preaching to his players all week long: the time of the game.

Texas Tech coach has scholarly past

Before giving coaching a try, Red Raiders coach Mike Leach earned his law degree.

Victory bolsters Tigers' pride

With the BCS polls making little difference after back-to-back losses took the Missouri football team out of the national title race, most players said an 58-0 victory over Colorado on Saturday was personal.

Buffalo beat-down

After losses to Oklahoma State and Texas, Missouri got their focus back Saturday in a 58-0 win against Colorado.

Coffman on a roll for Tigers

Missouri's Chase Coffman broke the NCAA record for career receptions by a Football Bowl Subdivision tight end during Missouri's 58-0 victory over Colorado at Memorial Stadium. Coffman finished the game with 220 catches, surpassing former Louisville tight end Ibn Green, who had 217 receptions from 1996 to 1999.

Tigers tailgaters ride with spirit

Fully-loaded school buses, church buses and old Checker airport limos outfitted with Tiger ears are among the vehicles ready to stake their claim as Columbia's best.

TigerMobile part of MU tailgate scene

Over decades, the TigerMobile, a 1969 Checker Aerobus, has been transformed into an eye-catching salute to Mizzou.

MU tight end Coffman proves he's a good catch

The Tigers have had their struggles, but Chase Coffman is at the top of his game.

TIGER KICKOFF: Who was Brock Christopher before he was a Tiger?

TIGER KICKOFF: Who was Castine Bridges before he was a Tiger?

New QB system works for Colorado

Although Colorado football coach Dan Hawkins isn't a fan of the two-quarterback system, he'll be employing it this weekend when his Buffaloes play Missouri.

MU journalism school alumni find success at ESPN

Catie DeVito, Pat Forde and Michael Kim all worked in local and regional sports before moving to ESPN and are a fraction of the more than 20 MU School of Journalism alumni working for ESPN.

MU defense gets back to basics

Injuries and fundamental errors have contributed to struggles for a unit that returned 10 players from a season ago.

Reactor Field tailgaters upset over later lot opening

Representatives from athletics, parking services, the MU Police Department and others met last week to discuss what to do about the spot off Providence Road. The decision was made to delay Reactor Field's opening until 2:30 p.m. Saturday, three hours before MU kicks off against Colorado for Homecoming. Donor lots will open for tailgating at the usual 8 a.m., and Maryland Avenue Garage will open at noon.

MU to cut back on tailgaters' time at Reactor Field

Reactor Field will not be open to tailgating until 2:30 p.m. Saturday because of recent "inappropriate behavior," athletic director Mike Alden said in an open letter to fans posted on the athletic department's Web site on Tuesday.

Colorado depends on defense

The Buffaloes rank near the bottom of the Big 12 in almost every offensive category.



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