MU Football

Kenji Jackson matures into energetic force for Missouri football

The junior safety, in his third year with the Missouri football team, has noticeably improved for the 2010 season and is on pace to have a breakout season.





Freshman tailback Torres leaves Buffs

The third-string running back left to deal with personal issues.

Gabbert keeping MU football team on steady course

In the Missouri football team's first four games, quarterback Blaine Gabbert has played with confidence teammates say he didn't have last year during his first season as a starter.

Missouri's Aldon Smith remains sidelined for Colorado football game

MU football coach Gary Pinkel wouldn’t speculate when standout defensive lineman Aldon Smith would return but was confident that backups would step up.

Big 12 North football contenders set to square off

Undefeated Nebraska faces undefeated Kansas State, and Colorado (3-1) travels to Columbia to play undefeated Missouri.

Missouri enters AP college football poll, at 24

Missouri makes its debut in the poll, while Texas falls out for the first time in 10 years.

Missouri football team experiments with running game

After the suspension of Derrick Washington cast doubt on the Missouri football team's running game, coach Gary Pinkel needed a solution. To get there, he started an experiment. Now, the Tigers consider the running game mostly a three-man rotation.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Do you like late starts for Missouri football home games?

Oct. 9's game is scheduled for 6 p.m. Do you prefer home football games starting at night or in the afternoon?

Missouri football team finds takeaways a key to success

In 2009, the Missouri defense had only eight interceptions for the entire season. Through four games this season, the Tigers have already equaled that number. 



Big 12 releases future football conference schedules

After Colorado and Nebraska exit the Big 12, the conference will expand to a nine-game league schedule.

Kemp makes big contributions to Missouri football team

As an outside receiver for the Missouri football team, Wes Kemp is used primarily for his blocking skills. But during the Tigers' game Saturday, Kemp contributed a touchdown reception, too.

Freshman Michael Sam makes good first impression on Missouri football team

Missouri freshman defensive end Michael Sam has made four major plays for the Tigers in just four games.

Missouri-Colorado football game set for 6 p.m. start

The Oct. 9 game will be the second cable telecast for Missouri this season. The season opener against Illinois, which was also on Fox Sports Net.

Missouri's Munir Prince decides to end football career

Missouri coach Gary Pinkel announced during Monday's Big 12 coaches’ teleconference that senior cornerback Munir Prince has decided not to return to the football field. On Aug. 26, Prince temporarily lost feeling in his arms and legs after an unusually hard hit during the Missouri football team’s final preseason scrimmage.


MU football team suspends safety

The Missouri football team indefinitely suspended free safety Jasper Simmons on Monday.

Bike taxi drivers get a workout on gamedays

The husband-and-wife team of Anna and Ben Zack don't mind missing Missouri football games to shuffle fans around on Shakespeare's Pizza's bike taxis.

Nevada, not Missouri, sneaks into AP poll

The Wolf Pack find its way into the poll for the first time since 1948. The Tigers were among 12 teams receiving votes.

Missouri football kicker's day marked with highs and lows

Missouri placekicker Grant Ressel missed an extra point on Saturday, ending the team's streak of 252 conversions. The next time he took the field, he kicked a 50-yard field goal, the longest of his Missouri career.

COMMENT: The story behind (and beside) the Missouri football cannon

In which I take a seat next to Little Joe, the source of the ground-rattling explosions punctuating Missouri's 51-13 win over Miami (Ohio) University on Saturday.

Despite his legal troubles, Derrick Washington's jersey still popular on gameday

A walk around Columbia before a game is essentially a tour of the Missouri football hall of fame, with the jerseys of Tiger greats paraded around on the torsos of beer-holding fans and football-tossing kids. And even with allegations of assault clouding Washington's name, his jersey is still worn proudly in tailgating lots around the stadium.