The Missouri Tigers used a trick play — a 40-yard touchdown pass from receiver Danario Alexander to receiver Jared Perry — and several other long passing plays to blow out the Furman Paladins. It was the first touchdown pass of Alexander's college career. Quarterback Blaine Gabbert threw for 256 yards and three touchdowns.
Chase Coffman completed his memorable Missouri career last year, finishing with the most receptions for a tight end at the Football Bowl Subdivision level. Andrew Jones, a regular starter for the first time this year, said Coffman also set a great example of how to be a successful student-athlete.
Jake Harry encourages his teammates by telling them to score points and keep him off the field.
From Mark Sanford to Peg-Leg Bates, here's 10 things you didn't know about Missouri's Saturday opponent.
Missouri's Blaine Gabbert makes it easy for any football enthusiast to get worked up. But good quarterbacking comes with time.
Because Missouri generates so much more revenue from a home game, it can afford to pay Furman more money than Furman would receive from a home game of its own.
Wins against Football Bowl Subdivision are not unheard of for the Paladins, who play the Tigers at 1 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
After two contrasting performances, and plenty of back and forth, the toughest question to answer about the Missouri football team may be, "Just how good is this team?" The truth is, not even they know.
Oklahoma State and Kansas State embrace challenges that come from upset losses.
Kendial Lawrence saw an increased load beacuse of an injury to De'Vion Moore.
Missouri struggled to complete passes early and fell behind 20-6 to Bowling Green, but players said the running game's strength, coupled with adjustments, helped spur the Missouri offense to three unanswered touchdowns.
After two and a half quarters of stagnant offense and sloppy play, Missouri needed two fourth-quarter touchdowns to squeak out a 27-20 come-from-behind victory over Bowling Green on Saturday night at Memorial Stadium.
Checking out the scene Saturday outside Faurot Field.
Despite trailing 20-6 until late in the third quarter, the Missouri Tigers came from behind to beat Bowling Green, 27-20. The nationally-ranked Tigers' offense was stagnant early in the game, but came alive for two fourth quarter touchdowns. Running back Derrick Washington had 124 yards rushing and scored the winning touchdown.
The new $3.5 million Memorial Stadium scoreboard will be nearly triple the size of the old one. The audio and video have been tested and it should be ready for Saturday's game against Bowling Green.
Jasper Simmons, Missouri's new kickoff returner, is wearing No. 9, the same number Jeremy Maclin wore.
Sophomore linebacker Will Ebner made his presence known Saturday in the Tigers' season opener against Illinois. He tallied seven tackles, including a memorable hit on an Illini kick returner following a kickoff. Ebner began seeing significant time on kickoff coverage last year.
The decision to locate media and game-day employee parking in the Reactor Field lot has prompted complaints from tailgaters and students. The change makes better parking available for donors to the Tiger Scholarship Fund.
After dreaming about the moment during games of catch, sophomore wide receivers Wes Kemp and Jerrell Jackson each scored their first collegiate touchdown in last Saturday's 37-9 victory over Illinois.