Carl Gettis' one-handed interception in the fourth quarter securely placed all the momentum on Missouri's side and helped lead the team to a 23-13 victory over Illinois.
“The easy thing to say is that Illinois doesn’t want to get beat anymore.” — Missouri sports historian Michael Atchison on the end of the Arch Rivalry series.
The Tigers running back was charged with deviate sexual assault on Monday. He will keep his athletic scholarship as long as he remains enrolled at MU.
After Derrick Washington’s suspension last Thursday, Kendial Lawrence, the sophomore tailback, moved from second on the depth chart to first string. He and the other three backup tailbacks are ready to step up in Washington’s absence.
MU junior receiver Wes Kemp said he couldn't help being affected when Munir Prince, a senior cornerback and longtime friend of Kemp, was knocked unconscious during a punt return in last Thursday’s scrimmage.
The tickets will be available starting 6 p.m. Wednesday on mutigers.com.
Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel said Monday he feels responsible for the disciplinary problems his team is facing, but thinks the program has a good system for dealing with such difficulties.
Missouri wide receiver Jerrell Jackson was supposed to be out until October with a wrist injury, but some fast healing put him back in the lineup against Illinois on Saturday.
A Boone County prosecutor said the decision to charge MU football player Derrick Washington with a felony was reached after an investigation into allegations that he sexually assaulted a 23-year-old woman in June at the Campus View apartment complex.
The single count against the suspended running back was filed Monday.
Long snapper and backup tight end Beau Brinkley was arrested early Sunday morning on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
The freshman has received an education from his teammates while sitting on the sidelines with an sprained ankle. He has missed the crucial on-field experience that he needs in order to play, though, so there's a good chance he will redshirt this season.
Missouri prepares for first home game Sept. 11 against McNeese State
Boone County Assistant Prosecutor Andrea Hayes, who is handling the legal action for the woman who said that Missouri running back Washington sexually assaulted her, would not reveal specifics about Washington's legal issues. She did acknowledge her connection to the matter.
The MU tailback was issued an order of protection in June after allegations of sexual assault. He was suspended from the team indefinitely by head coach Gary Pinkel on Thursday for disciplinary reasons.
The senior tailback was suspended for disciplinary reasons according to team spokesman Chad Moller
Missouri junior wide receiver Jerrell Jackson was expected to be out until October with a broken bone in his wrist, but he was catching passes in practice on Wednesday.
Both of the starting defensive tackles on the Missouri football team say their signature move is the bull rush.
Missouri linebacker Will Ebner returned to the practice field Tuesday, two days after being arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
Alexander said he got a congratulatory text message from Missouri coach Gary Pinkel.