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Missouri football wideouts make adjustments in time for comeback

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.

Tigers need late push to edge Bowling Green, 27-20

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.

Fan Notes: Former Missouri football player finds unique way to navigate tailgate scene

Checking out the scene Saturday outside Faurot Field.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri beats Bowling Green 27-20

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.

New scoreboard to provide new experience for Tiger fans

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.

Kick returner wears No. 9 for reasons other than Maclin

Jasper Simmons, Missouri's new kickoff returner, is wearing No. 9, the same number Jeremy Maclin wore.

Will Ebner seeks more big hits for Missouri football

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.

Change in Reactor Field game-day parking opens space for donors

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.

10 things you didn't know about Bowling Green

Missouri wide receivers describe first collegiate touchdowns

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.

A lot different since last time Missouri played Bowling Green in football

Missouri lost twice to Bowling Green while Urban Meyer was the Falcons' coach.

Missouri football testing youth, depth

A large number of Missouri's bench players saw time against Illinois in last Saturday's 37-9 victory. Coach Gary Pinkel says the experience those players gained will be valuable in the future.

Stoops discusses Bradford's shoulder injury

Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops said it will be a while before he knows when starting quarterback Sam Bradford will be available to play. Bradford suffered an AC joint sprain in his right shoulder against BYU on Saturday.

Ressel doesn't miss a kick in debut as Missouri starter

Grant Ressel made three field goals in his first game replacing Jeff Wolfert.

Defense improves in 37-9 Missouri win over Illinois

The Missouri offense outgained Illinois by more than 100 yards, and the Tiger defense stopped the Illini at key points early. Blaine Gabbert threw for 313 yards and three touchdowns in his first collegiate start.

Gabbert answers doubts in Missouri win over Illinois

Blaine Gabbert completed 25 of his 33 passes in Missouri's 37-9 win Saturday. The sophomore quarterback looked dominant in his debut.

Illini fan serious about tailgating

The Mahomet, Ill., man's tailgate party has grown to the point that he will have a band before Illinois' home opener.

Redskins cut former Tigers quarterback Chase Daniel

Chase Daniel, announced via Twitter on Saturday that he was one of the Redskins' final roster cuts, and that he might get a place on the practice squad.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tigers take Illini in Arch Rivalry Game

Showing strong defense, the Tigers defeated the University of Illinois Fighting Illini 37-9 on Saturday in St. Louis' Edward Jones Dome. The Tigers took home the Arch Rivalry trophy for the third year in a row.

MU 'Fan Cans' a hit despite university officials' concerns

Despite Chancellor Brady Deaton's protest, Bud Light's "Fan Cans" promotion was popular with MU fans in Columbia and at Saturday’s football game in St. Louis.



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