MU Football

Red house a college-town landmark in Lincoln

Mitch Sawyer owns the bright red house next to the railroad tracks. Sawyer doesn't live in the red house — there's not even furniture inside it. The red house is Sawyer's tailgate home.


Players stay composed, but Missouri football's first loss hurts

Missouri 31-17 loss to Nebraska hit the Tigers hard, but they knew that they'd have to move on quickly.

Hood likely to make first NFL start for Steelers on Sunday

The former Missouri defender will step in for the injured Aaron Smith.

TIGER KICKOFF: Missouri football team adjusts to winning atmosphere

Missouri's senior leaders say that in order to play at the level the team has reached, the Tigers need to forget about the gravity of the situation, the rankings and the attention.

TIGER KICKOFF: MU linebacker playing through pain

For the past several weeks Will Ebner has dealt with an injury that sounds less painful than he said it feels. The junior linebacker has a dancer’s fracture.



TIGER KICKOFF: Missouri's last football game in Lincoln could be biggest

Missouri's victory over Oklahoma made the Tigers' game with Nebraska an unofficial Big 12 North Championship game. Early in conference play, it is a two-team contest in the division, and Saturday's outcome could make or ruin the season for either team.

VIDEO: Watch Francis Quadrangle fill up for 'College GameDay'

This time-lapse video shows MU students and fans jamming the area in the hours prior to the start of the show.

After big return Missouri's Smith ready for Nebraska

After recovering from a broken bone in his right leg, Missouri defensive end Aldon Smith returned with a force Saturday against Oklahoma, making an interception and returning it 58 yards.

Sooners lose, quarterback Bradford pays up

Sam Bradford, a former Oklahoma Sooner, donned a Missouri football jersey provided by St. Louis Rams teammate Danario Alexander after practice Wednesday.

Nebraska's Amukamara ready for Missouri receivers

The Huskers' cornerback looks to redeem himself after a rough performance against Oklahoma State last weekend.

Big 12 suspends Nebraska linebacker for helmet hit

Eric Martin will miss Saturday's game against Missouri.

Surprise kickoff return for touchdown set stage for Missouri football team's big win

Gahn McGaffie had only touched the ball in a game five times this season, but when he returned Oklahoma's opening kickoff for a touchdown, he did something the Tigers hadn’t done for 43 years.

Nebraska quarterback poses big challenge for Missouri football team

Just seven games into his career at Nebraska, quarterback Taylor Martinez has marked his place in the record books. As a dual-threat quarterback, he captured the Cornhuskers' single game quarterback rushing record with 241 yards on the ground against Kansas State.

Nebraska football team wants more success at home

The Cornhuskers have been better on the road than at home, as measured by winning percentage, in coach Bo Pelini's three seasons.

Stoops stands by decisions in loss to Missouri football team

Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops stood by his decision to punt with less than 2 1/2 minutes remaining and the Sooners down to the Tigers by nine points. He said the polls were on his mind at the time.

Focus helped Missouri offensive line get tough against Oklahoma

Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel said no one is an offensive lineman to be a star, but Saturday, the Tigers' offensive linemen clearly stood out, playing their best game of the season against their strongest test.

Big 12 offensives putting up higher numbers, more points

Five of the nation's top offenses are in the Big 12.

VIDEO: Following the goal post to Harpo's

Fans rushed Faurot Field on Saturday night, uprooted the north end zone goal post and, following tradition, took it to the downtown bar.

Missouri football team all smiles after victory against Oklahoma

Belief mixed with preparation to produce the Tigers' big win.

Missouri leaps to No. 7 in AP poll

Missouri made the largest jump in the poll, moving 11 spots after beating previously undefeated Oklahoma 36-27. The Sooners dropped eight spots to No. 11.