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Missouri football team testing talent at strong safety

Missouri football players Jarrell Harrison and Kenji Jackson are competing for the starting spot at strong safety. They both have starting experience and can boast similar skills. The Tigers coaches say they are stressing consistency in their preseason evaluations.

Fans of all ages brave heat at MU football fan day

Despite the 103 degree heat index, hundreds of fans spent Sunday afternoon on Faurot Field, meeting and getting autographs from the 2010 Tigers football team.

PHOTO GALLERY: Fans turn out to meet the 2010 MU football team

Despite the heat, Tiger fans show up at Faurot Field to meet the 2010 football squad.

Jackson and Washington want 2010 to pay big for Missouri football team

"Get money" is the slogan tailback Derrick Washington and receiver Jerrell Jackson have made popular in preseason camp. They know it could be misconstrued, but they're not worried. "We don't mean it like that," Washington said. "It's the players' call."

Missouri football faces a redshirt dilemma

A few true freshmen will see playing time in 2010.  Head Coach Gary Pinkel and his coaching staff are using August's preseason camp to evaluate the new players, and make the expert decision to put a redshirt on the first-year players, or to have them on the playing roster.

MU football players mark first day of practice

For each member of the Missouri football team, the start of preseason camp Thursday afternoon meant something different.

Former Missouri linebacker Weatherspoon off to happy start with Falcons

Sean Weatherspoon, a second-team All-American last season on the Missouri football team, is impressing his new teammates and coaches as a rookie linebacker for the Atlanta Falcons.

Nebraska's move strikes sour note with KU's lyrics

Come October, the classic standard "I'm A Jayhawk" will be revised to account for Nebraska's move to the Big Ten next year and Colorado's move to the Pac-10 next year or in 2012.

New football season brings new questions for Tigers

The Missouri football team opens preseason camp on Thursday. With the Tigers' first practice comes the first opportunity to begin answering questions about the new season.

Nebraska, OU favorites in Big 12's final season

Conference realignment dominated college football conversations this summer, but there's plenty of intrigue on the field, too, starting with the Cornhuskers' bid to go out on top in the Big 12's final season before shrinking to 10 teams.

Big Ten Conference officials aim to add football title game

Commissioner Jim Delany expects the Big Ten to hold a championship game next season, when Nebraska joins and brings the league to 12 members.

Pinkel excited about 2010 Missouri football team

MU football coach Pinkel addressed several subjects at the Big 12 Media Days on Tuesday in Irving Texas, but did his best to side-step the topic of the 10-team Big 12 and conference realignment.

Cornhuskers say new Big 12 season top concern

Nebraska football coach Bo Pelini said the Cornhuskers upcoming move to the Big Ten is a non-issue right now and it's been business as usual for his team. "All I'm concerned about is this fall," he said. "I haven't thought much about the Big Ten to be honest with you."

 

Osborne set to listen at Big Ten meetings

Nebraska's Tom Osborne will go to the Big Ten athletic directors' meetings next week in Chicago, where divisional alignment and a possible conference championship football game will be among the issues discussed.

 

Texas A&M quarterback focuses on team goals

"My biggest goal is just to leave a winning legacy," Aggies quarterback Jerrod Johnson said Monday at the Big 12 media days.

Big 12 Commissioner Dan Beebe shows perseverance pays

Dan Beebe sat down last week for his first in-depth interview since the breakup of the Big 12 Conference was averted.

Arch Rivalry Game tickets available starting Friday

A limited number of tickets are available to the Missouri football team's 2010 season opener against Illinois on Sept. 4 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis and will go on sale starting at 6 p.m. Friday.

Missouri No. 2 in North in Big 12 preseason football poll

The Missouri football team is predicted to finish second in the North Division of the Big 12 Conference in the league's preseason media poll.

Missouri dismisses reserve linebacker

A spokesman for the Missouri football team said reserve linebacker Tyler Crane was not in legal trouble but declined to elaborate on the reasons for his departure.

Colorado's Big 12 departure without exit plan

Colorado is still unsure how much it will cost to leave the Big 12 Conference and join the Pac-10.



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