As an incoming freshman at Peoria (Ill.) High School, Missouri's 6-foot-4, 335-pound defensive tackle wasn't planning on playing football. Then a coach promised him it would be fun.
Central Florida’s ability to control the clock illustrated how an opposing team can stymie Missouri’s quick-strike offense. While the Tigers are happy to score quickly, they’re cognizant of the pressure it puts on the team.
Between technology problems and not getting enough meat in your Chipotle bowl, life can be rough.
The Missouri athletics department has announced a home-and-home football series between the Tigers and the Connecticut Huskies that is scheduled to begin in 2015.
For the first time this season, Marcus Murphy didn't have a kick or punt return in a game. But he still racked up 94 all-purpose yards, and his presence on the field is enough to pressure opposing defenses.
Defensive end Shane Ray, the reigning Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Week, says talk of him being an NFL draft choice isn't distracting him from his team goals with Missouri.
The SEC Network hired an array of talent for its Aug. 14 launch. Here are four of their stories.
Indiana University students have a motto: "We’ve never lost a tailgate." Tailgating is among the best-known hobbies of the school — outside its academics and hoops, of course.
Wide receiver Levi Copelin was previously suspended for the entire season because of a failed drug test but has now been dismissed from the team. The Tigers (3-0) will face the Indiana Hoosiers (1-1) on Saturday at Faurot Field.
Missouri showed its depth in the defensive tackle and linebacker positions Saturday against Central Florida. Conference results later in the day would also bode well for the Tigers.
Missouri rose to No. 18 in the Associated Press Top 25 and to No. 19 in the USA Today Coaches poll.
As the third quarter opened, both Missouri and Central Florida struggled to find their rhythm. And then it happened: a freakish play that changed the course of the game and gave the Tigers a much-needed jolt.
Missouri defensive end Shane Ray had to wait until this year to start for the Tigers. Ray had a career day Saturday in Missouri's 38-10 victory against Central Florida.
It was a shaky start, but the Tigers managed to handle the Knights on Saturday in Columbia.
Seth Vander Tuig, 32, and Mike Fulton, 31, are spending the Saturdays of their fall on a long-term mission to see every college football team in America. The high school friends from Iowa were in Columbia for Missouri-Central Florida.
We collected scenes from around Columbia and coverage of the Missouri football game against the University of Central Florida. Check out the live coverage, and share your thoughts, photos and reactions with us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
In Gary Pinkel's tenure, 39 football players have gone on to play professionally in the NFL.
Gary Pinkel's gameday wardrobe is carefully selected by an equipment director.
Tiger center Evan Boehm is charged with pancaking defenders and protecting the quarterback from vicious hits. But as an accident-prone child, Boehm had a harder time safeguarding himself from injury.
The Missourian found the “Mizzou Made” promotion misidentifies Missouri’s national standing in the categories related to academic performance and NFL first-round draft picks produced.