Orange Bowl spokesman Larry Wahl said that Kansas’s 11-1 record was a key factor in its selection over 11-2 Missouri.
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.
Missouri wide receiver Danario Alexander suffered a serious knee injury against Oklahoma, the team announced Monday. The sophomore will undergo surgery Friday.
Cotton Bowl attendees will need activities to do in Dallas when it’s not gametime. Here’s a few tips on where to find all of the New Year’s activities.
For fans desperate for seats at the Cotton Bowl, tickets can be found — for a price, on the Web. But there are plenty of travel options to choose from and at a wide range of prices.
By 10 a.m. Monday morning Missouri had run out of their allotment of 16,000 tickets for the 2008 AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic. According to Chad Moller, Missouri Athletic Department spokesman, about 6,000 tickets went on sale at 8 a.m.
“I don’t know. It’s tough right now, but I’m sure it’ll be good later,” MU defensive tackle Lorenzo Williams said about the Tigers playing in this season's Cotton Bowl.
With the Tigers trailing late in the third quarter, quarterback Chase Daniel threw a dart to tight end Martin Rucker. The ball hit off his hands and was intercepted. The Sooners scored two plays later, and the Tigers never recovered.
The latest chapter in this crazy college football season was written Sunday when LSU was picked to play Ohio State for the championship and about a half-dozen other candidates were left with plenty to complain about.
It was the end of a week’s stay in the limelight for MU, the program and the town — seven days in the top spot when the elusive National Championship bid had been run down.
In less than a month, the Missouri football team returns to Texas. On Sunday, the Tigers, ranked sixth in the Bowl Championship Series, accepted a bid to play in the Cotton Bowl on Jan. 1 in Dallas.
What Nebraska once was to the Missouri football team has been passed on to Oklahoma. The Sooners are the Tigers’ new kryptonite.
Missouri football bowl tickets available online at 8 a.m. Monday.
Missouri could muster only one touchdown in four trips inside Oklahoma’s 20-yard line.
Crimson and cream dominated the tailgate scenery on Saturday, but a loud contingent of Missouri fans found ways to entertain all.
The top-ranked Missouri Tigers take on the Oklahoma Sooners.
If Missouri wants to win on Saturday, these five points will be key. At No. 5? Cut the cute stuff.