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MU football team uses four defensive ends to add pressure

The Missouri football team showed a new defensive look against Illinois that had two players lined up out of position.

Missouri's Aldon Smith named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week

Aldon Smith, a sophomore defensive end on the Missouri football team, had 10 tackles, three tackles for loss and two sacks in Missouri's 23-13 win over Illinois on Saturday.

Freshman finds linebacker a better fit on Missouri football team

Darvin Ruise is new to the linebacker position after spending his high school years as a quarterback and safety. Co-offensive line coach Josh Henson recruited Ruise as a safety, but Ruise spent the winter and spring bulking up to the point that he’d simply outgrown his former position

Missouri's Aldon Smith recognized for defensive effort against Illinois

The Tigers' defensive end was named the defensive player of the week by The Walter Camp Football Foundation.

T.J. Moe steps up for Missouri football team

In his first start for the Missouri football team, T.J. Moe, a sophomore, was the standout wide receiver in Missouri’s 23-13 win against Illinois. He caught 13 receptions for 101 yards and scored the team’s first touchdown of the day.

Missouri football seizes second-half momentum against Illinois

Coach Pinkel tells his playmakers at the break that they have to step up and gets more offense from Gabbert and his wide receivers.

Gettis' interception helps Missouri football secure first win

Carl Gettis' one-handed interception in the fourth quarter securely placed all the momentum on Missouri's side and helped lead the team to a 23-13 victory over Illinois.

TIGER KICKOFF: Goodbye Illinois?

“The easy thing to say is that Illinois doesn’t want to get beat anymore.” — Missouri sports historian Michael Atchison on the end of the Arch Rivalry series.

UPDATE: Derrick Washington permanently suspended from MU football team

The Tigers running back was charged with deviate sexual assault on Monday. He will keep his athletic scholarship as long as he remains enrolled at MU.

Lawrence and other Missouri tailbacks move to fill Washington's place

After Derrick Washington’s suspension last Thursday, Kendial Lawrence, the sophomore tailback, moved from second on the depth chart to first string. He and the other three backup tailbacks are ready to step up in Washington’s absence.

Scary moments after MU football player knocked unconscious

MU junior receiver Wes Kemp said he couldn't help being affected when Munir Prince, a senior cornerback and longtime friend of Kemp, was knocked unconscious during a punt return in last Thursday’s scrimmage.

Football tickets to MU homecoming go on sale Wednesday

The tickets will be available starting 6 p.m. Wednesday on

Pinkel discusses Missouri football team's disciplinary problems

Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel said Monday he feels responsible for the disciplinary problems his team is facing, but thinks the program has a good system for dealing with such difficulties.

Quick recovery has Jackson ready for Missouri football opener vs. Illinois

Missouri wide receiver Jerrell Jackson was supposed to be out until October with a wrist injury, but some fast healing put him back in the lineup against Illinois on Saturday.

UPDATE: MU tailback Derrick Washington officially charged, arraignment scheduled

A Boone County prosecutor said the decision to charge MU football player Derrick Washington with a felony was reached after an investigation into allegations that he  sexually assaulted a 23-year-old woman in June at the Campus View apartment complex.

Prosecutors charge Washington with sexual assault

The single count against the suspended running back was filed Monday.

Third member of MU football program arrested for DWI

Long snapper and backup tight end Beau Brinkley was arrested early Sunday morning on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

Missouri receiver Jimmie Hunt gets football education while out with injury

The freshman has received an education from his teammates while sitting on the sidelines with an sprained ankle. He has missed the crucial on-field experience that he needs in order to play, though, so there's a good chance he will redshirt this season.

MU hires new public address announcer

Missouri prepares for first home game Sept. 11 against McNeese State

UPDATE: Prosecutors deciding whether to charge Missouri football player Derrick Washington

Boone County Assistant Prosecutor Andrea Hayes, who is handling the legal action for the woman who said that Missouri running back Washington sexually assaulted her, would not reveal specifics about Washington's legal issues. She did acknowledge her connection to the matter.