MU Football

Tiger tales outside the stadium

Tailgating at its best: Cool cuts and parents' fashion choices from a reporter’s notebook.

KICKOFF: Baston chases ball carriers, not acclaim

It's a rare statement from a college starter on a top-ranked team, but MU nose tackle Jaron Baston says he is not looking for "superstar-ism," as he calls it.

KICKOFF: MU's Gettys takes his shot

Jeff Gettys, a sophomore reserve linebacker for the Missouri football team, has taken advantage of every opportunity he has had a a walk-on for the Tigers. His efforts have earned him a scholarship.

KICKOFF: Who was Ziggy Hood before he was a Tiger?

It's hard for former teammates and coaches at Palo Duro High School in Amarillo, Texas, to forget the plays MU's Ziggy Hood used to make.

2008 MU football team impresses former players

The offense of the Missouri football team has become a topic of national discussion, and those with ties to the program reflect upon its transformation.

‘Bowl or bust’ for Buffalo quarterback

Drew Willy, Buffalo’s quarterback and team leader, won’t let his team’s previous struggles dampen his spirit.

Buffalo coach Gill sees allure of playing Tigers

As a player, Turner Gill enjoyed much success against the Missouri Tigers.

Tigers get picky

After beating a ranked team and dominating its next two opponents, the Missouri football team is still looking for ways to improve.

Hurricane rearranges Big 12 schedule

Texas was set to play Arkansas next, but now the Longhorns next game is against Rice. 

MU defense still tweaking

The performance of Missouri's defense was largely overlooked amid the offense's praise Saturday. Players and coaches said some areas must be addressed before the Tigers begin Big 12 Conference play Oct. 4 at Nebraska, but they are optimistic improvements will be made.

Another impressive weekend for Big 12 teams

Hard as it is to fathom, the top teams in the conference found ways to look even stronger.

Record day for Daniel

Going 23-for-28 in the Tigers' 69-17 win over Nevada, Chase Daniel overtook Brad Smith's career passing record in the first quarter with a pass to Jeremy Maclin for an 80-yard touchdown.

Sure-handed Daniel making impression

Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel has put up eye-popping numbers through three games this season while playing in just over four halves.

Lots of unique fans at MU-Nevada Game

Tailgaters at Saturday's football game bring lots of interesting stories to tell.


Sean Weatherspoon, a junior linebacker, has become the face of MU's early season success.

TIGER KICKOFF: Who was Jimmy Jackson before he was a Tiger?

Gary Pinkel calls him the ultimate team player. Chase Daniel says that he can't remember seeing him ever feeling sorry for himself. None of this is a surprise to Hayti High School coach David Gilmore.


TIGER KICKOFF: Saunders continues mentoring tradition

Senior captain Tommy Saunders takes it upon himself to pass down what he has learned in his time as a Missouri wide receiver.

MU linebacking corps filled with promise

While MU linebackers Brock Christopher and Sean Weatherspoon have received most of the recognition as returning starters, Luke Lambert, Will Ebner and Andrew Gachkar have been instrumental in making the toughest defensive position to play a big strength for the Tigers.

Tigers game set for national broadcast

The Missouri football team's game against Nevada is no longer available only on a pay-per-view basis. It is now set for a Fox Sports Net national broadcast at 11:30 on Saturday.

Ticket shortage puts student on hill

Demand is outpacing supply for MU football tickets, leaving many students sitting on the grass at the north end of the stadium.