MU Football

Big 12 Notebook: Kansas football team learns from nonconference test

The Jayhawks, now 4-0, relied on a late touchdown and defensive stops to hold off Southern Mississippi at home Saturday

So far, Gabbert's passing numbers impressive

After Missouri's 4-0 start, Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert is at or near the top of the national rankings in several passing categories.

Mizzou just misses AP Top 25

After four winning games, including a victory against Nevada, Missouri still falls short of the rankings by one. With many upsets over the weekend, the polls for teams below the top three rankings struggled to place the other football teams.

Missouri football team uses bye week to prepare for Nebraska

Players said the upcoming bye week is a good opportunity to rest and get healthy for the next home game Thursday against Nebraska.

Alexander's big day helps Missouri football get past Nevada, 31-21

Wide receiver Danario Alexander caught nine passes for 170 yards, and the Tiger defense forced a key fumble early in the fourth quarter. Missouri beat Nevada, 31-21.

Missouri running game struggles, but produces big plays

After struggling in the first half, Kendial Lawrence and Derrick Washington each had a big play in the second half.


A running account of Missouri's 31-21 over Nevada at Reno.

FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Abandoned bus subject of Nevada tailgaters' urban legend

The former Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District bus mysteriously found its way to Reno.

TIGER KICKOFF: 10 things you didn't know about the University of Nevada-Reno

The Wolf Pack plays in "The biggest little city in the world," but did you know that they used to take the field as the "Sagebrushers?" The Missouri football team will be traveling to Reno for its first true road game of the year.

Missouri punt returner looking for running room

Carl Gettis, a third-year starter at cornerback who is in his first season returning punts for the Tigers, has four returns for 21 yards.

Missouri cornerbacks aim for fun season

Missouri's cornerbacks say playing loose yet focused this season is important for getting better results after finishing 117th nationally in pass defense last season.

Coach's question motivates Missouri defense

"Who do you want to be?" It's the favorite catchphrase of new Missouri defensive coordinator Dave Steckel. And it's the question that lies at the center of the new-look Missouri defense's effort to create a new attitude and legacy.

Students, staff must relocate cars for MU-Nebraska game

The weeknight game on Oct. 8 will force 7,000 students and 800 employees who typically park near Memorial Stadium to move their cars before 4 p.m. to parking spaces north of Rollins Street.

Wyoming's losses test former MU coordinator Christensen's patience

Dave Christensen, in his first year as head coach at Wyoming, is upset with an 0-2 start.

Nevada looking to stop turnovers in home opener against Missouri

The Wolf Pack turned the ball over five times in their loss last week to Colorado State.

Schedule shift requires changes for Missouri football team

The Missouri football team travels to Reno to play Nevada in its first true away game, and the Friday night kickoff has thrown several complications into the team's normal game-week schedule. 

Colorado and Oklahoma State football teams rebound

After losses, the Oklahoma State and Colorado football teams both got wins Saturday without their usual starters at running back.

Playing time for young defenders improves depth for season

Defensive reserves Trey Hobson and Zaviar Gooden got early playing time in Saturday's rout of Furman.

Perry gets Missouri moving in easy win

Jared Perry scored two of the Missouri football team's six first-half touchdowns in the 52-12 win against Furman.

Vertical passing game allows Missouri to open up offense, blow out Paladins

After sputtering on a couple of early possessions, Missouri used several big plays to pull away from Furman.