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MU defensive end leaves team

Tigers defense reviews rough spots

The Missouri football team’s victory over No. 20 Illinois was seemingly sealed, but Illinois quarterback Juice Williams and his receivers threw a scare into the Tigers.

SEMO football coach with I-A experience prepares team to face MU

 Tony Samuel was a two-year starter at defensive end for Nebraska, and was 2-0 in Columbia as a player. He returned to the Cornhuskers as an assistant coach from 1986-1996 and remained perfect on Faurot Field.

Win doesn't satisfy MU football team

The Tigers beat rival Illinois 52-42, but an impressive offense was overshadowed by defensive miscues and an injury to star receiver Jeremy Maclin.

Successful return for Tigers

Jeremy Maclin's 99-yard kickoff return for a touchdown, midway through the second quarter, sparked Missouri's momentum. It began a streak of 21-consecutive points in the second quarter that provided MU the necessary fuel to withstand a late Illinois charge and claim a 52-42 victory Saturday in front of 66,441 at the Edward Jones Dome.

Tigers treated to another breakout effort in St. Louis

In the first start of his college career, new Tigers' tailback Derrick Washington bolstered Missouri's 52-42 victory over Illinois with two first-half touchdowns and 128 rushing yards. To put those numbers in perspective, Washington had only 184 yards and one touchdown in his entire freshman season.

Football players give back to youth

Several Illinois and Missouri players met with kids for a football camp before Saturday's top-25 matchup in St. Louis.

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New Missouri running back steps into important role

Not only does Derrick Washington replace Tony Temple, one of the best Tigers running backs, but he also takes over a key position on a team that expects to compete for a national title.

Illinois quarterback starts season with a smile

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb told Juice Williams to play with confidence and have fun.

Plenty to do in St. Louis before Missouri-Illinois game

If you're going to the game in St. Louis and don't know much about the area, here's a guide of what's going on this weekend.

Missouri defense looks to put squeeze on Juice Williams

The unit touts its experience against top quarterbacks during its time at Missouri as a key factor.

Arch Rivalry football game a boon for St. Louis

Missouri-Illinois matchup expected to bring influx of fans' business to downtown.

MU football well rehearsed in bowl games

The MU football team seems to be getting plenty of practice in so-called “bowl game atmospheres” lately.

Zook says Rose Bowl loss should motivate Illini

More than eight months after Illinois loss to USC in the Rose Bowl, Illini coach Ron Zook has found a way to turn the defeat into a positive.

MU football tickets still available online

This weekend’s Tiger football game is a sellout, but tickets are still available online.

Season-opening Tiger Talk draws crowd of listeners

Gary Pinkel held his first Tiger Talk on Monday, giving fans an opportunity to quiz him on the upcoming season.

Big 12 coaches eye new season

Texas coach detailed some uniques ideas for improving the way college football rankings are determined Monday in the Big 12 coaches teleconference.

Maclin ready to headline big stage

A year ago, Jeremy Maclin entered a matchup with Illinois in St. Louis as a relative unknown. This season, he enters with a bulls-eye firmly planted on the 9 on the front of his jersey.

Hundreds line up for Tiger’s Lair registration

Hundreds of MU students stood in line at Brady Commons on Monday, not to attend their first class, but to secure spots in the Tiger’s Lair, the official student cheering section of the Missouri Tigers.



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