While there are still questions surrounding Missouri football in 2014, the program is in a much different place than it was a year ago.
Missouri head football coach Gary Pinkel's new contract will boost his guaranteed earnings to $3.1 million a year through 2020. Assistant coaches also received raises.
Sam ran a 4.91-second 40-yard dash, 18th among 40 defensive linemen. He bench pressed 225 pounds 17 times, tied for worst at his position. Sam will be looking to improve his numbers when Missouri holds its Pro Day on March 20.
Michael Sam produced 11.5 sacks as a senior. Here's the low-down on each one.
Michael Sam made his first press conference appearance at the NFL combine in Indianapolis on Saturday and tried to steer the conversation away from the much-publicized story of his sexuality.
A group of 14 protesters from the Westboro Baptist Church was countered by more than one thousand people who formed a wall to show their support for Michael Sam.
The early morning crowd at Hy-Vee Cafe share their reactions to Michael Sam's announcement, ranging from indifference to support for the football player.
Reactions from around Missouri about Michael Sam's announcement that he is gay vary greatly. But most everyone offers an opinion.
Virgil Jeffery captured and posted the viral snowy "Sam" tribute picture on Facebook while he was operating a crane at Faurot Field Monday morning.
The rise of feminism, gay-rights activism and metrosexuals question traditional masculinity structures. Now, defensive back Michael Sam's announcement that he is gay challenges manhood in the professional sports arena.
Kent State wrestler Sam Wheeler first tweeted Monday using a homophobic slur, saying he couldn't watch a sports program because they were talking about Sam, who is an NFL prospect.
Michael Sam has said his focus is on football, but others — particularly those in the LGBT community — may not listen.
Students are organizing a counterdemonstration to the Westboro Baptist Church protest expected this weekend.
Michael Sam's coming-out announcement could mean financial endorsements.
Michael Sam was ready to be in the spotlight on Sunday night, but that wasn't always the case.
Michael Sam has received an outpouring of support following his announcement this weekend that he is gay.
Missouri football player Michael Sam has joined a group of athletes whose sexual orientation has made history in the past five decades.
The scene in Columbia is a calm one just 24 hours after Sam's announcement in comparison to the virtual social media firestorm that is still ongoing.
Basketball coach Frank Haith said he applauds Sam and the football team's leadership.
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