MU Football

Baylor's second half against Nebraska offers Bears hope

Baylor coach Art Briles says he wants his team to play Missouri like it did in the second half last Saturday against Nebraska.

Weatherspoon named Lott Trophy Player of the Week

After leading the Tigers in last Saturday's win over Colorado, Missouri linebacker Sean Weatherspoon earned Lott Trophy IMPACT Player of the Week honors. 

Pregame Playmakers: MU cheerleaders support team, one another

Members of the MU cheerleading squad have to learn to trust one another on the field while doing routines, but it's the trust shown off the field that makes this squad a group of friends.

Changing positions helps Missouri defense get quicker

The Missouri football team recruited Zaviar Gooden and Donovan Bonner as safeties, but Tigers coach Gary Pinkel said moving them to linebacker gives his defense more speed.

Turnovers, sacks finally come for Missouri defense

Coach Gary Pinkel has said it all season. His team’s defense was close. If it kept doing the right things, the turnovers and sacks would come. In Saturday’s win over Colorado, they came in bunches.

Talk of Gabbert injury about more than physical condition

James Thomas, a doctoral student at Missouri, analyzes the effect of Blaine Gabbert's injury from a sociological perspective.

Colorado's buffalo tradition more than just a sprint

A lot of effort and preparation goes into Ralphie's run onto the football field, which has been a Colorado football tradition for 42 years.

Jackson's catch stands out as Missouri football beats Colorado, 36-17

Jackson's dazzling play was reflective of the day the Tigers had early. Missouri cruised in the first half and held off Colorado after halftime for a 36-17 win, its first in Big 12 Conference play.

COMMENT: 10 Things you didn't know about Colorado

After making its first primetime television appearance last week, "10 Things" is going back to its roots. From Robin Williams to Ralphie the Buffalo to city-wide animal regulations, here are 10 things you didn't know about Colorado.

Missouri football's Hoch uses math skills to his advantage

MU lineman Dan Hoch has always been good at math. He has used that ability to tutor teammates, and this year it has made him the recipient of impromtu math quizzes in the locker room.

Missouri linebacker Ebner gets back outside after meniscus surgery

The sophomore linebacker's love for the outdoors extends beyond football into hunting and fishing.

COMMENT: Blowout Missouri football loss hurts appeal of Homecoming

The Mizzou Alumni Association looks to the last three weekends in October as potential Homecoming dates. This year, the Texas game was the only game in that time period. But watching Texas cruise past Missouri wasn't a Homecoming highlight for anyone coming back to Columbia.

Two quarterbacks part of Colorado game plan

Tyler Hansen is Colorado's starting quarterback, but it's not guaranteed he will finish Saturday's game against Missouri.

Big 12 Notebook: Mistakes haunt Kansas, Nebraska football teams

Kansas got behind Oklahoma after an interception on the game's first play, and Nebraska had eight turnovers in a sloppy loss to Iowa State.

Pinkel addresses Missouri's inability to maintain emotional stability against Texas

The Missouri defense also had some communication difficulties.

Missouri football defense struggles to contain Texas passing plays

Texas quarterback Colt McCoy passed for three touchdowns in the first half against the Missouri defense, putting the game out of reach by halftime.

Blaine Gabbert reinjures ankle, claims he will play against Colorado

Injury forces Missouri football team to call on walk-on backup Jimmy Costello

Colt McCoy rips Missouri defense in blowout win

Colt McCoy passed for three touchdowns in the Texas win over Missouri on Homecoming

Band alumni get to join in the homecoming fun

Both players and fans arrived at the game with much anticipation. On Homecoming, former members of Marching Mizzou led pregame festivities. A Texas fan said seeing out-of-place Texas A&M clothing at a Texas game signals a Longhorn victory.

SLIDESHOW: Tigers toasted by Texas

The Missouri Tigers lost to the Texas Longhorns 41-7 on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert left the game after aggravating an injury and left the game. Backup Jimmy Costello entered the game and threw two interceptions.