MU Football

Tigers' Barnes trying to take his place at center

The battle for the center position between Tim Barnes and J.T. Beasley heats up as spring football continues.

Determination pays off for walk on to MU football team

In high school, Chad Collard starred for Harrisburg in basketball, but never played football. Now, though, he is findng success on the Missouri football team after walking-on and refusing to turning his back on his dreams.

Football team resumes spring practice

Jason Townson still has opportunities to make his case.

Pinkel dismisses Marquis Booker

Coach Gary Pinkel announced the dismissal of sophomore reserve linebacker Marquis Booker from the Missouri football team following the squad’s fourth spring practice Tuesday at Dan Devine Pavilion.

MU football player arrested

Sophomore linebacker Marquis Booker was arrested on suspicion of unlawful use of a weapon and violation of Columbia’s underage liquor laws.

Truman the Tiger a potential video game cover boy

EA Sports’ new NCAA Football 09 video game is coming soon to Nintendo Wii, and its Mascot Challenge is under way. An online poll will decide which NCAA Divison I Football Bowl Subdivision mascot is to appear on the game’s cover. Everyone is eligible to vote once a day until the contest ends on March 14.

Former Missouri football stars try to impress NFL scouts at Pro Day

With his blazing speed and leaping prowess, wide receiver Will Franklin stood out Thursday during the series of drills and tests.

Prepping for the pro show

Lorenzo Williams and others intend to prove themselves on the Tigers' upcoming Pro Day.

State General Assembly honors MU Football team

MU attorneys ask judge to halt O’Neal family subpoena

MU attorneys asked a Boone County Circuit judge Monday to prevent a potential “war of paper” between the university and attorneys laying the groundwork for a change of venue in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of Aaron O’Neal.

Quarterback Gabbert headlines MU’s strong recruiting class

MU signed 23 recruits on Wednesday for the NCAA Signing Day, ranking third in Big 12 recruiting.

Tigers land Pinkel's best recruiting class

The Tigers signed 23 players including seven of the top 10 players in the state of Missouri on national signing day Wednesday, led by the signing of quarterback Blaine Gabbert.

Temple drops athletic appeal

Temple will test his worth in the NFL.

Tony Temple announces his MU football career is over

COLUMBIA — It turns out Tony Temple's career at Missouri is, in fact, over.

Temple announced Tuesday he will give up on any further appeals for an extra year of eligibility and focus on readying himself for the NFL draft.

"It's time to move on and focus on doing what I need to do to make a positive impression for the next level," Temple said in a statement released through the university.

Former MU coach Larry Smith dies

Mr. Smith, who led the Missouri football team for seven seasons, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2008 in Tuscon, Ariz. He was 68.

Missouri football has a good day

The Tigers finished the season at No. 4 and will also have five returning players who decided not to enter the 2008 NFL draft.

Final college football polls

Cotton Bowl win can't stop<br>MU fans' Web complaints about BCS

Message board posts cheer TIgers' fantastic finale and bemoan lack of a BCS bowl bid

Sales of MU merchandise surge

Seniors guide MU football team to memorable season

With the help of its seniors, the 2007 MU football team became one of the best the university has seen.

The Tigers rang in the New Year winners of the Cotton Bowl and on the cusp of greater possibilities.