Missouri's junior guard, who switched from tackle to fill in for an injured player, trains and plays for his father. Keith McGovern broke his neck when he was in high school and was never able to play football.
Georgia's Nick Chubb and Texas A&M's Kyle Allen are just a couple of league players that were thrust into starting jobs midseason — and are thriving.
Analysts have released their bowl projections for Week 12, and they have the Tigers traveling to North Carolina or Florida. Or Alabama. Playing Georgia Tech. Or maybe Minnesota. Don't pack your bags yet: There's a lot of football left to play.
Despite never placeholding in high school, Missouri backup quarterback Eddie Printz will be filling in for Braylon Webb during the first half at Texas A&M.
With cornerback Aarion Penton indefinitely suspended and with safety Braylon Webb forced to miss the first half of this weekend's game against the Aggies because of a targeting penalty, the Tigers discussed how they will adjust at Monday's media day.
The Tigers are unranked in the Associated Press Top 25 and the USA Today Coaches polls coming off their bye week. This is the fifth week in a row Missouri is unranked.
Through nine games, Missouri has gained the fewest passing yards in Gary Pinkel's 14 years as coach. But a more methodical style of offense and a stout defense have the Tigers heading into the final stretch with a return to the SEC championship game in sight.
The University of Missouri and West Virginia will play a two-year, home-and-home football series beginning in 2016.
The quarterback rushed for more yards than any other Missouri player in the Tigers' 20-10 win against Kentucky. Mauk was his high school team's main source of rushing yards in Kenton, Ohio.
The freshman could be featured more frequently in the coming weeks, especially with Darius White's injury status still up in the air.
The sixth all-time football game between Missouri and Arkansas will mark the first of an annual Southeastern Conference cross-division game. On Wednesday, the schools announced a rivalry game presented by a corporate sponsor.
The Tigers still aren't ranked by the College Football Playoff committee but are bowl eligible for the ninth time in 10 seasons. In Week 11, analysts predict four bowl possibilities for Missouri.
Former Missouri football player Michael Sam is surprised by the nomination.
In befuddling fashion, the Tigers have climbed to the top of the SEC East. But they've had some help getting there, especially from their new best friend: Florida.
The junior defensive end is one of 20 players still in consideration for the Bednarik Award.
Missouri (7-2, 4-1 Southeastern Conference) hasn't been ranked since Oct. 5. The Tigers enter this week's bye atop the SEC East standings.
The Tigers are in control of the SEC East and their own destiny: They can win out and earn the right to play in the SEC championship game. But remember what happened after Missouri's last bye week?
The Tigers moved into first after a Georgia loss, and Shane Ray and Marcus Murphy surpassed some Missouri milestones. But Gary Pinkel still isn't comfortable with the way the Tigers are winning.
Missouri (7-2, 4-1 Southeastern Conference) defeated Kentucky (5-4, 2-4) in a crucial SEC East contest Saturday at Memorial Stadium. The Tigers are now in first place in the SEC East.
The junior defensive end's 12th sack made him Missouri's new single-season sacks leader. But he insisted the praise belonged to the team's full defensive unit.