Missouri sophomore wide receiver T.J. Moe says Tigers quarterback Blaine Gabbert isn't the one to blame for the team's struggles passing the ball Saturday in its loss at Texas Tech.
Gary Pinkel tried to address the team's struggles, particularly with passing, during his weekly press conference but doesn't plan on changing the way he operates.
The Red Raiders' come-from-behind victory over the Tigers may not have made the season, but it is a step in the right direction for first-year coach Tommy Tuberville and Texas Tech.
The Tigers rushed the ball successfully, but were unable to do the same passing the football.
The Tigers are No. 20 in The Associated Press and USA Today Coaches' polls.
Many of his throws seemed impressive as they left his hands — until they landed yards in front of the intended receiver.
Texas Tech quarterback Taylor Potts came in off the bench to lead the Red Raiders to 21 unanswered points and a 24-17 upset victory over No. 14 Missouri.
Missouri lost to Texas Tech 24-17.
Missouri running back Kendial Lawrence's 71-yard touchdown run early in Saturday's game at Texas Tech was the longest of his career and a thrill for his mother to see in person.
Missouri fans who made the trip to Texas as well as Texas Tech's mascot, "The Masked Rider," hung out before the game started at 7 p.m.
Missouri senior linebacker Andrew Gachkar has worked through health problems and and balancing academics to become a leader for the Tigers.
After physical games against Oklahoma and Nebraska, the Tigers, a team built on speed and skill, will get back to something normal, something faster, something that's more fun for them to watch and play.
On Saturday night against Missouri, Texas Tech will wear camouflage-trimmed jerseys to honor the U.S. Armed Forces and to support the Wounded Warrior Project.
The Missouri football team's defeat at Nebraska last Saturday was the first loss of Henry Josey's and Marcus Murphy's college careers. But, coach Gary Pinkel said he is impressed with how the freshmen running backs are handling the setback.
The Tigers look to recover from their first loss of the season last week against Nebraska.
Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel said Monday he has asked the Big 12 Conference to look at videotape of Nebraska safety Courtney Osborne's hit on Tigers quarterback Blaine Gabbert in the fourth quarter of Saturday's 31-17 loss to the Cornhuskers.
The Texas football team needs two more wins to become bowl eligible. But even six-win teams might not be guaranteed a bowl as the Big 12 could have as many as 10 bowl-eligible teams.
The running back's career day against Missouri shows that the Cornhuskers have weapons other than their quarterback.
The Sooners think the lessons they learned at Missouri will help.
The Tigers are No. 14 in both The Associated Press poll and the USAToday Coaches' poll.