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Missouri football's Shane Ray declares for NFL draft

Missouri defensive line All-American Shane Ray will forgo his senior season and enter the NFL draft following a record-setting season. Ray earned the Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Year award for his efforts as the Tigers worked toward an 11-3 record and a Citrus Bowl win against Minnesota.

Missouri football's Markus Golden makes AP's All-Bowl Team

The Associated Press put Missouri senior Markus Golden, who had 10 tackles in a Citrus Bowl win against Minnesota, as one of its top performers in the bowl season.

Former Missouri receiver Green-Beckham declares for NFL Draft

The former Missouri receiver was not allowed to play this season after the NCAA denied the school's request for a waiver that would have made him eligible to play immediately. He caught 59 passes for 883 yards and scored 12 touchdowns two years ago for the Tigers.

Mauk, Missouri football come back to win Citrus Bowl

Missouri's quarterback threw interceptions on Missouri's first two drives. But the sophomore quarterback helped the Tigers bounce back with his tough play and positive attitude. 

Missouri football beats Minnesota 33-17 in Citrus Bowl

The Tigers won their 11th game of the season and second-straight bowl game. Their 23 victories over two seasons are the most in team history.  


Top 10 Sports Stories of the Year: No. 1: Michael Sam announces he is gay

Michael Sam brought significant media attention to Missouri when he came out publicly, bidding to become the first openly gay player drafted into the NFL. 

TIGERS REPORT LIVE: Missouri ends season on high note at Citrus Bowl

Take a look at coverage from Orlando and fan reactions from the Tigers victory over the Minnesota Gophers in this year's Citrus Bowl.

Wing restaurant sponsors (and dominates) the Citrus Bowl

Pre-game highlights included a wing-eating challenge.

Missouri tricks Minnesota with gutsy special teams calls

The Tigers used three trick plays on special teams in their Citrus Bowl victory over Minnesota. Although a fake field goal failed, Missouri executed a fake punt and onside kick to perfection. 

Despite questions about ticket sales, Citrus Bowl still exciting for Missouri, Minnesota coaches

Even with 38 other bowl games, the Citrus Bowl means a lot to Missouri  and Minnesota coaches. As for the fans, those backing Minnesota don't need "a ham and a blanket" to watch football in Orlando.

Top 10 Sports Stories of the Year: No. 2: ESPN investigates Missouri over alleged rape

ESPN Outside the Lines released a scathing investigation of the Missouri athletics department's failure to report the alleged sexual assault of one of its athletes, Sasha Menu Courey. The former Tigers swimmer, who was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, committed suicide in 2011 after the alleged assault in 2010.

10 things you didn't know about Minnesota

From a university-saving philanthropist with a sweet tooth to Bronko Nagurski to the pioneer of open-heart surgery, here are 10 things you didn't know about Missouri's Citrus Bowl opponent, Minnesota.

Citrus Bowl will mark end of eras for Missouri, Minnesota football

Missouri and Minnesota exceeded many people's expectations en route to Thursday's Citrus Bowl. Key members of both programs will be playing their final games. 

Top 10 Sports Stories of the Year: No. 3: Dorial Green-Beckham dismissed

It was a happy day in Columbia when top recruit Dorial Green-Beckham committed to his home state Tigers. Less than three years later, after a productive sophomore season, he was dismissed by the program.

Citrus Bowl preview: Four notes about the Minnesota Golden Gophers

Missouri's Citrus Bowl opponent hardly throws the ball or loses turnovers. 

Theme parks, wings and practice: What the MU football team has been up to in Orlando

The Tigers are preparing to  take on Minnesota in the Citrus Bowl.

Kill, back from leave, leads Gophers to bowl

The Minnesota coach dealt with epileptic seizures last year.

The defining moments of the 2014 Missouri football season

Leading up to Thursday's Citrus Bowl, we take a look back at the moments that defined the Tigers' season.

Missouri football players collecting Citrus Bowl gifts

The Tigers will receive a $447 Best Buy gift card for participating in the bowl game. Missouri linebacker Michael Scherer plans to spend that on an Xbox. 

Chase Daniel to start at QB for Kansas City

Former Missouri star Chase Daniel will start for the Chiefs in a must-win regular-season finale Sunday against the Chargers.