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Ten things you didn't know about the Cotton Bowl

Practices at Dallas Cowboys' home stadium thrills Tigers

At the team’s first workout since arriving on Wednesday afternoon in Dallas for the Cotton Bowl, players acknowledged their temporary practice facility made them somewhat giddy.

Them's fighting words

The Tigers' loss to Oklahoma produced one thing: a new fight song written by Jeff Garwood and his 12-year-old daughter, Lydia.

MU football team makes trip to Dallas

The Tigers will start preparing for their first Cotton Bowl since 1946.

Tigers fans see team off to Dallas

Pinkel gets $550,000 raise and contract extension

MU Coach Gary Pinkel's new contract guarantees him $1.85 million a year. The raise marks the second season in a row that he has earned a pay raise.

The Lone Star connection: Tigers from Texas excited to play Cotton Bowl in home state

Under coach Gary Pinkel, Missouri has stepped up its recruiting efforts in Texas.

Tigers look for way to stifle ‘Wild Hog’ formation

With any lingering disappointment from being left out of the BCS seemingly behind, the Tigers are squarely focused on beating the Arkansas Razorbacks in the Cotton Bowl

COMMENT: Mizzou’s future schedule could mean BCS gold

Beating down on inferior schools will certainly devalue the Tigers’ future schedule, but it’s the perfect recipe for success in the flawed BCS system.

Heisman finalists to face off in Cotton Bowl

Missouri's Chase Daniel and Arkansas' Darren McFadden met at the Heisman ceremony and will meet again on New Year's Day in Dallas.

SEC mystique doesn't worry Tigers

The Cotton Bowl matchup presents the Tigers with a chance to defeat a representative of a conference many say is college football’s best.

MU redshirt linebacker moves to defensive end

The Tigers' Michael Keck spent much of this season as an outside linebacker, but he will soon be setting up in a three-point stance as a defensive end.

Missouri football fans move on, slowly

Orange Bowl still explaining its Missouri snub.

A Season to Remember

This college football season was inconceivable.

Appalachian State upset Michigan. Notre Dame won only three games. A sophomore won the Heisman Trophy for the first time. And Missouri played Kansas with the No. 1 ranking in the nation at stake.

The Tigers prevailed, claiming the top spot in the polls for the first time since 1960. Chase Daniel showed up in sports fans’ mailbox, gracing the cover of Sports Illustrated. Fans started to plan trips to New Orleans for the national title game. But Oklahoma forced everyone to cancel their reservations, dominating the Tigers in the Big 12 Conference Championship.

Such a story would have seemed absurd in August, like Nebraska giving up 76 points to Kansas.

But it did happen, and here’s how …

Rucker, Maclin head list of five Missouri football All-Americans

Tight end Martin Rucker and freshman Jeremy Maclin were named first-team AP All-Americans.

Commentary: Daniel's historic accomplishment

Daniel didn't win the Heisman, but he accomplished something remarkable.

Shakespeare's Pizza — now delivering across the nation

You don't have to live in Columbia to enjoy Shakespeare's Pizza — now you can get frozen pizzas through the mail by ordering off the business' Web site. Click here to go to the multimedia presentation.

Daniel named Heisman finalist

Chase Daniel got the nod as one of four finalists for the Heisman Trophy Award.

Orange Bowl: One loss is better than two

Orange Bowl spokesman Larry Wahl said that Kansas’s 11-1 record was a key factor in its selection over 11-2 Missouri.

BCS chaos upsets Big 12 coaches

Coaches in the Big 12 conference didn’t go as far to say that the No. 6 Missouri Tigers should be in a BCS bowl ahead of No. 8 Kansas. But the fallout from the final BCS standings has left coaches perplexed about the system’s functionality in college football.



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