MU Football

For Lone Star State Tigers, Cotton Bowl a homecoming of sorts

Missouri's bowl trip to Texas will be a homecoming of sorts for many of the Tigers. There are 36 players on the football team from Texas, and many of them were recruited in the past when the Tigers played multiple Texas teams in the Big 12 conference.

Missouri football's Sam receives fifth All-American honor

Missouri football's Michael Sam is just the second unanimous All-American selection in Missouri history. He joins Danny LaRose, who earned All-American honors in 1960.

Missouri football's defense looking to Cotton Bowl for redemption

Missouri's defense, which had only given up 113 rushing yards per game and ranked second in the SEC against the run before the loss in the championship game, gave up a whopping 544 yards on the ground to Auburn. That left a bitter taste in Missouri's mouth.

Missouri football adds 2 recruits, loses out on a 3rd

Quarterback and defensive back Raymond Wingo verbally pledged to join the Tigers, and defensive back Logan Cheadle signed his letter of intent to attend MU.

Missouri's Sam named first-team AP All-American

Michael Sam, who led the Southeastern Conference in sacks this year, is Missouri's first consensus All-American since Roger Wehrli in 1968.

Tigers get back to work in preparation for Cotton Bowl

After not having practice since its 59-42 loss to Auburn in the Southeastern Conference Championship game, the Missouri football team was back to work Monday.

Michael Sam receives Senior Bowl Invite

It was announced Monday that Missouri defensive end Michael Sam was awarded a spot in the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala., to cap his season.

Pittsburgh's Aaron Donald wins Lombardi Award; Michael Sam is first finalist from Missouri

Pittsburgh's Aaron Donald beat out Missouri defensive end Michael Sam, Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosley and UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr for the Rotary Lombardi Award given annually to the nation's top college lineman.

Sam named SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Year

Michael Sam is the first player in Missouri history to earn a conference Defensive Player of the Year award from league coaches.

5 facts about Missouri's Cotton Bowl history

The Tigers' appearance in the 2014 Cotton Bowl will be their third appearance in that bowl.

Missouri football has two first-teamers from SEC coaches

Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam and defensive back E.J. Gaines were recognized as two of the best defensive players in the Southeastern Conference on Tuesday.

Missouri players split on Cotton Bowl invite

Henry Josey was all smiles after Sunday night's bowl announcement, while L'Damian Washington's mind was still on what could have been.

MU's Cotton Bowl tickets sold out in less than 10 minutes

Tickets for the 2014 AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic went on sale publicly to Tiger fans at noon Monday and were sold out in less than 10 minutes.

Fans protest CBS commentary at SEC title game

Missouri fans used social media to protest what they consider biased commentary from CBS announcers at Saturday's Southeastern Conference title game. 

Auburn's Mason, Malzahn highlight AP All-SEC team

Southeastern Conference Auburn was well-represented with team and individual honors. Missouri's Michael Sam named defensive player of the year.


Missouri football's Cotton Bowl bid brings back memories of 2007 disappointment

The 2013 Missouri team wanted to be different, but it's tough to ignore the similarities to 2007.

Fans react to bowl announcement

Fans responded to the news that the Missouri Tigers would be playing in the Cotton Bowl against the Oklahoma State Cowboys.

Missouri falls to No. 9 after SEC Championship

Missouri's ranking in the AP Poll dropped to No. 9 after its loss to Auburn at the SEC Championship.

UPDATE: Missouri football to play Cotton Bowl

The Tigers will play Oklahoma State on Jan. 3 in Dallas.

Missouri football will play Oklahoma State in Cotton Bowl

After losing to Auburn in the Southeastern Conference Championship, Missouri slipped out of the BCS. Instead, it has accepted a bid to play in the Cotton Bowl against Oklahoma State.