MU Football

Cool weather brings mixed feelings for Missouri football

Missouri football experienced cooler than usual temperatures during its first week of camp. Missouri coach Gary Pinkel said he feels it doesn't prepare his team for in-game conditions. 

Darius White praises God and Mack Brown

Senior wide receiver Darius White is thankful to be sitting atop the depth chart heading into the season, an accomplishment he credits to God — with a nod to Mack Brown.

Missouri football jumps into first padded practice

The Missouri football team started Friday's practice with a rendition of Sugarhill Gang's "Jump On It." They wouldn't have the energy to jump after practice, though, as the team played in pads for the first time this fall. 

NCAA board hands 5 biggest conferences more power

The biggest schools in college sports are about to get a chance to make their own rules.

Indoor practices keep Tigers on their toes

On Thursday, rain forced the Tigers inside for their fourth practice of fall camp. In tighter confines, players had to keep their heads on a swivel, and Missouri assistant coaches explained the differences of practicing indoors.

Shane Ray busts a move at fall football camp

It's a safe bet that opposing quarterbacks would rather meet Ray on the dance floor, rather than the backfield. Still, Ray and the Tigers' other defensive linemen will show off their moves Thursday, when they perform their song and dance for the team.

Ball drills allow Missouri football's defense to show off hands in practice

Missouri linebackers, such as Kentrell Brothers, warm up by catching footballs. The ball drills reinforce the team's commitment to forcing turnovers. 

Missouri football's Maty Mauk hungry for improvement

The starting quarterback lost weight over the summer but says he feels as fast as he did in high school. Mauk will be expected to lead Missouri's young group of receiver's this season. 

Missouri football opens fall camp with 4 new captains

The Missouri football team chose four new captains Monday. Each brings a different set of experiences to the table. 

Markus Golden makes leadership statement as fall camp opens

The Tigers' promising defensive end has gone from backing up Kony Ealy and Michael Sam to being named a team captain and sitting atop the depth chart. Some of his teammates took notice of his leadership during Monday's practice.

DirecTV reaches deal to carry SEC Network

The network will air at least 45 SEC football games this season, starting with Texas A&M-South Carolina on Thursday, Aug. 28.

Chase Daniel, Chase Patton find success in and out of football

Six years after Missouri’s Chase Daniel and Chase Patton appeared on the cover of ESPN The Magazine, football is curiously absent from Patton’s life. It’s still a huge part of Daniel’s.

EJ Gaines gaining confidence in Rams training camp

E.J. Gaines picked off an errant Sam Bradford pass last Friday, made a leaping interception during a 7-on-7 drill last Saturday and started to get some first team defensive reps this Friday. 

QB questions abound in SEC with big stars gone

Quarterback battles and signal-caller questions abound in the Southeastern Conference going into preseason camps around the league.

UPDATE: NCAA suspends Missouri football's Levi Copelin for the season

Missouri wide receiver Levi Copelin, who had used a nutritional supplement not approved by the NCAA, was part of an already-thinning wide receiver corps for the 2014 season.

Training camp shows glimpses of how Michael Sam fits with Rams roster

Visitors to the team's training camp Saturday saw moments like this that evoked Sam's incredible 2013 season at Missouri. Other times, though, they were reminded why Sam was considered a late-round prospect for the NFL draft.

COMMENTARY: Maty Mauk's confidence rubs off on teammates

Maty Mauk inspires belief in his teammates. Even in a pickup basketball gym.

Michael Sam excited about next phase of career

As the preseason fast approaches, Michael Sam and other St. Louis Rams draft picks are back on the practice field.

Single-game Missouri football tickets on sale this week

Tickets for Missouri football nonconference home games, along with options that include select SEC home games, will go on sale Thursday for season ticket holders and Tiger Scholarship Fund members and Friday for the public.

Former Missouri football player Aldon Smith pleads no contest to charges

San Francisco 49ers linebacker and former Missouri football player Aldon Smith was sentenced Friday to serve three years of probation and to spend 11 days with a work crew after he pleaded no contest to drunken driving and weapons charges.