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MU Football

Unleashing the beast: How Missouri's Josh Augusta got his start in football

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.

Missouri football's 'fast' offense puts pressure on its defense

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.

TIGER TWEETS: 6 first-world problems of MU football players

Between technology problems and not getting enough meat in your Chipotle bowl, life can be rough.

Missouri football announces home-and-home series with Connecticut

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.

Missouri football's Marcus Murphy a threat with the ball or without it

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.

Shane Ray says he's focused on "being a Missouri Tiger"

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.

TIGER KICKOFF: Meet the SEC Network personalities

The SEC Network hired an array of talent for its Aug. 14 launch. Here are four of their stories.

TIGER KICKOFF: 10 things you didn't know about Indiana University

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.

Looking ahead: Copelin dismissed as Missouri football prepares for Indiana

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 football recap: What we learned from Missouri's victory against Central Florida

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 continues to rise in college football polls

Missouri rose to No. 18 in the Associated Press Top 25 and to No. 19 in the USA Today Coaches poll. 

Augusta's interception boosts Missouri

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.

Shane Ray's career day highlights Missouri football's strong defensive line

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. 

Missouri football beats Central Florida 38-10

It was a shaky start, but the Tigers managed to handle the Knights on Saturday in Columbia.

Traveling college fans learn a new tradition on Missouri football Saturday

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.

TIGERS REPORT LIVE: Missouri football takes on 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.

TIGER KICKOFF: Tigers credit nutrition and fitness for getting them to NFL

In Gary Pinkel's tenure, 39 football players have gone on to play professionally in the NFL.

 

TIGER KICKOFF: Gary Pinkel: The anatomy of attire

Gary Pinkel's gameday wardrobe is carefully selected by an equipment director.

TIGER KICKOFF: Toddler to Tiger: Evan Boehm was clumsy, 4-year-old force

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.

TIGER KICKOFF: 'Mizzou Made' commercial contains a few Missouri myths

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.



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