Despite three seasons as one of the nation's best college kickers, including two that earned him All-Big 12 honors, former MU kicker Jeff Wolfert has earned tryouts with just three NFL teams and is struggling to find a job as a kicker at the professional level.
A student group that suggested recruitment of a live tiger for MU football games has muted its enthusiasm.
Rivals.com ranked Missouri's recruiting class 21st in the nation, the highest the team has been ranked by the site since earning the No. 24 spot in 2008.
Smith is on the Pro Bowl roster for the first time in his nine-year career.
Jim Johnson, remembered as a defensive genius during his NFL coaching career, will be posthumously inducted into the University of Missouri Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday night for his career as a quarterback and safety during what many would call the golden age of Missouri football.
Football fans clashed online over the weekend in a verbal brawl about conflicting band performances after the Texas Bowl.
Brad Smith rushes for 92 yards in the team's season finale.
Navy held the ball against Missouri for more than 40 of 60 minutes of game time Thursday in the Texas Bowl. That meant long stretches of work for the Missouri defense and equally long stretches of waiting for the offense.
The Midshipmen had the ball for more than 40 minutes Thursday in their 35-13 victory aginast the Tigers in the Texas Bowl in Houston.
Marching Mizzou prevented the Navy Drum and Bugle Corps members from playing their alma mater.
We're not the classiest bunch here at the 10 things, but we respect our country's armed forces and everything they do. Does that mean we can't have one last bit of fun?
Navy had the ball for more than double Missouri's time of possession.
Tammy Kaufhold is one of nearly 200 residents of Friendswood, Texas, that have made the trip to Houston to support native son and Missouri linebacker Will Ebner. Along with a few friends she was responsible for a massive tailgate designed to provide a warm Texas welcome to the parents and families of the Missouri players.
People don't like to see players get hurt, especially when it means losing a final chance to play in front of fans. But seniors starters do not like to be figures of sympathy.
The Texas Bowl allowed Missouri wideout Jared Perry, from La Marque, Texas, to make up for the Senior Day game he missed in Columbia due to injury.
The Missouri band left Columbia at 6 p.m. Tuesday and arrived in Houston for Thursday's Texas Bowl at about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Missouri's Texas Bowl appearance is the team's fourth straight bowl game in the state of Texas, and there are about 50 combined players from the state on the Navy and Missouri rosters. For Missouri coach Gary Pinkel the return trip to Texas, and a chance for many of his players to play close to home are some of the most important elements of the week.
Navy junior quarterback Ricky Dobbs knows all of his teammates are leaders. As military officers-in-training, they know what accountability is. During the game, Dobbs must lead the others.
Residing on the opposite pole of Missouri's spread offense, the scrunched Midshipmen wishbone is one of the most unique in all of college football. And after 12 weeks of seeing spacious offenses that have become commonplace in the modern era of the game, Thursday's Texas Bowl has the Missouri defense facing an old-time scheme that presents a whole new set of problems.
In the 2004 Emerald Bowl, the Midshipmen offense ran a 26-play drive for a field goal that lasted 14:26 to set an NCAA record for both number of plays and time elapsed.
Brad Smith returned a kickoff 106 yards for a touchdown.