Iowa State coach Gene Chizik's flailing Cyclones are well beyond a point of no return. They will fail in their attempt to qualify for their first bowl appearance since 2005. They stand last in the Big 12 North, considered by some to be one of the nation’s weakest divisions in major college football. On the surface, it appears Iowa State doesn’t have much to play for against Missouri on Saturday night in Ames.
A few bad throws at the wrong time haven't hurt the confidence of Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel, but it's fair to say the errors have been on his mind.
The Big 12 South race will either become clear or clouded after division leader Texas Tech meets Oklahoma on Nov. 22. If the Red Raiders lose, there could be a chance for a three-way tie atop the division.
Brad Ekwerekwu had 95 catches for 956 yards in his career as a wide receiver at Missouri. Now he teaches high school history and supports his younger sister, Francie Ekwerekwu, who was in town Sunday playing middle blocker for Oklahoma in its volleyball match against Missouri.
With a Kansas loss against Texas and a Missouri win against Iowa State, the Tigers would clinch the Big 12 North, but the team knows it can only worry about beating the Cyclones.
Despite a slow start, the Tigers brought a sweet finish to their game. Here are scenes from the last home game of the 2008 season.
Early on, it had all the makings of an upset. But late in the first half, the Tigers used just three offensive plays to put 14 points between themselves and the Wildcats.
Ten fans watched No. 10 sling it for final time at Memorial Stadium. Here's how they will remember.
His father's murder. His mother's drug habit. His sibling's separation. His academic struggles. All of them helped shape Brian Coulter's life and his efforts to move toward his future.
MU football players Tommy Saunders and Brock Christopher went to high school together. “It’s not about playing on the field. It’s about the people,” Saunders said. “The guys you played with in high school. … The things you learn from each other. The things you go through with each other."
Blaire Vandiver, the MU junior and Chase Daniel's girlfriend, didn't want anything to do with him for the first three months she knew him. She knows the relationship between a good-looking sorority girl and the star quarterback sounds pretty cliché. Talk to her, though, and you'll learn it's anything but.
Kansas State quarterback Josh Freeman is set to lead the Wildcats against Missouri on Saturday night. The Wildcats' future is in doubt, but Freeman has still earned the respect of MU's defensive coaches.
Saturday's game against Kansas State is Senior Day and the final home game for graduating Tigers.
Third-year Kansas State coach Ron Prince resigned Wednesday but will coach the Wildcats' last three games, including Saturday evening's contest against Missouri in Columbia.
Players' weight room gab turns to talk of presidential prospects.
Instead of talking about nothing but Kansas State, the Tigers still clearly had their inability to finish off Baylor on their minds Monday.
Texas coach Mack Brown said in Monday's Big 12 Conference coaches teleconference he didn't think the fans on the field affected the outcome of his team's game Saturday night, but he worried about the safety of fans, players and others.
Jeff Wolfert's 34-yard field goal allowed the Missouri football team to escape with a 31-28 victory Saturday over host Baylor.