MU Football

Missouri football's Baggett could be peaking at right moment

Andrew Baggett became the first Tiger to kick two 50-yard field goals in the same game. But in high school, he was splitting the uprights on kickoffs and denting vehicles in the parking lot.

Pinkel and Saban, Don James proteges, face off Saturday for second time

Missouri coach Gary Pinkel and Alabama coach Nick Saban were both influenced by Don James, their coach at Kent State. Saturday's Southeastern Conference Championship game will be the second meeting for the coaches. 

SEC fines Missouri for recent field rush

The University of Missouri violated the Southeastern Conference's "access to competition area" policy when fans stormed Faurot Field after the Tigers' win over Arkansas.

Missouri football defies public perception heading into SEC championship

The Tigers head into Saturday's SEC championship game against No. 1 Alabama as underdogs once again. Which is just fine by them.

COMMENTARY: Even with a win over Alabama, Missouri doesn't belong in College Football Playoff

Missouri is No. 16 in the most recent College Football Playoff ranking. The Tigers have too many teams to jump in order to qualify for the semifinal — even if they capture the SEC Championship.

Looking ahead: Missouri football takes hot streak to SEC championship

In the days leading up to Saturday's SEC Championship Game against No. 1 Alabama, the national media have wondered more about Missouri's two losses than its 10 wins.

Whether lucky or good, Missouri football finds itself heading to Atlanta

"I think you create your own luck," Tigers coach Gary Pinkel said Sunday. Maybe, but the football gods have smiled a bit on this SEC title-game-bound Missouri team.

Missouri football cracks top 15 in AP, coaches polls

Missouri rose three spots in The Associated Press Top 25 and four spots in the USA Today Coaches polls. The Tigers play No. 1 Alabama on Saturday for the Southeastern Conference Championship.

UPDATE: Missouri wins home finale against Arkansas, will play Alabama in SEC Championship

Receiver Jimmie Hunt played a pivotal role in the Missouri drive that gave the Tigers the lead for keeps. Next stop, the SEC Championship game next weekend in Atlanta.


Missouri football beats Arkansas 21-14, earns trip to SEC Championship

Senior Marcus Murphy put the Tigers ahead late in the fourth quarter. Missouri also earned a trip to Atlanta. 

Bud Sasser's passing ability comes through again for Missouri

The senior receiver is now 2-for-2 passing in his career. He helped tie Saturday's game on a double-reverse pass that sparked Missouri's win.

High stakes for Missouri football's rivalry, kids pickup game

On Friday, there was a game before the big game, where every defensive stand faced a short field, and every pass was thrown into quadruple coverage.

TIGERS REPORT LIVE: Missouri defeats Arkansas to clinch SEC East title second year in a row

The Tigers defeated the Razorbacks on Senior Day to clinch the SEC East division title. We collected fan reactions and game coverage from social media throughout the game.

Mizzou football tries to clinch SEC East against big, hot Arkansas team

Before Friday's game, here's a look at the surging Arkansas Razorbacks, who will try to prevent Missouri from winning its second consecutive SEC East title.

Missouri football has small margin of error against Arkansas

Unlike Arkansas, Missouri hasn’t faced college football’s finest this year. The Tigers have not tussled with a top-10 opponent all season.

TIGER KICKOFF: Toddlers to Tigers: Shane Ray took time to grow into his body

Once a "chunky monkey," Shane Ray took a while to grow into the 6-foot-3, 245-pound monster on Missouri's defensive line.

TIGER KICKOFF: Fast Five, Rivalry Edition

Veteran Tigers Lucas Vincent, Evan Boehm, Andrew Baggett and Shane Ray answer questions about Missouri's old rivalry with Kansas — among other things.


TIGER KICKOFF: 10 things you didn't know about Arkansas

Is there an Arkansas and Kansas connection? What's a "Spoofer's Stone?" What's with the mascot and the naughty live beasts that attend Arkansas' home football games? Answers to these questions and more about Missouri's new, so-called rivals. 

TIGER KICKOFF: John Hardeman Walker and the attempt for 'Battle Line Rivalry' history

Along the battle line, as it will be known in the now annual Missouri-Arkansas rivalry game, is the bootheel. What does a man by the name of John Hardeman Walker have to do with it? Maybe a lot.

TIGER KICKOFF: New Arkansas, Missouri rivalry leaves some traditions behind

Missouri has lost Kansas. And Arkansas' annual matchup with LSU no longer happens during rivalry week.