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MU Football

THURSDAY FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Vocal, energized defense controls Missouri football scrimmage

After losing last Saturday's scrimmage by a score of 54-31, the MU defense bounced back with a renewed focus and energy to defeat the offense 34-20.

Dalton making up for early mishaps for Missouri football

Despite early legal trouble upon arriving at MU, freshman quarterback Blaine Dalton is seeing an increased amount of time with the second string offense and splitting time with current backup Jimmy Costello. The act of confidence from the MU coaching staff is indicative of how far they've seen Dalton come this summer, and not just in terms of quarterback play.

TUESDAY FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK

Jared Perry, Blaine Gabbert look good Tuesday.

Young defensive ends provide new burst for Missouri football

With plenty of playing time up for grabs at the defensive end, sophomore Jacquies Smith and redshirt freshman Aldon Smith have solidified themselves as two of the three members of the starting defensive end rotation.

Today's Question: What steps should police take to maintain control at MU football games?

Parking and alcohol violations are two problem areas for police every football season. What can be done this year to put less stress on law enforcement?

Moore adds strong second offensive option for Missouri football team

Redshirt sophomore De'Vion Moore got a significant number of opportunities while working with the first team offense Saturday. Moore, along with starting running back Derrick Washington, is part of a running back tandem that head coach Gary Pinkel calls the best in his tenure as head coach

Coulter feels like new man

After a year getting comfortable with his teammates, coaches and the team's defensive system, Missouri senior defensive end Brian Coulter has positioned himself in the starting rotation at defensive end.

 

Missouri football team still sorting out return game

The Missouri football team is still searching for a replacement for former kick returner Jeremy Maclin, who is now in the NFL. There still isn't an established depth chart for either the punt or kickoff returners.

Two offensive line coaches bring more focus to Missouri football

Josh Henson, from Louisiana State University, has joined coach Bruce Walker, making it possible to evaluate each player more efficiently and make better use of practice time by dividing the entire group of lineman by position and level on the depth chart.

Hard for new Missouri kicker to match Wolfert's success

Tanner Mills hopes to equal the consistency Jeff Wolfert gave the Tigers' kicking game for the past three years.

Yost filling several roles for MU football

After spending the past eight seasons as MU's quarterbacks coach David Yost added offensive coordinator to his list of duties this offseason after former coordinator, Dave Christensen, was hired as head coach at Wyoming.

Missouri fans take advantage of chance to meet current Tigers

Some fans brought interesting items to Missouri's fan day on Sunday, such as a replica helmet or even a cast, to have members of the team sign.

Young Missouri wide receivers learn tips and review details

Coaches say they emphasize fundamental steps now, since they must be habits in time for games. MU football opens its season Sept. 5 against Illinois.

Linemen say showing leadership assists team's youth

Missouri's "veterans" look out for the younger players. Setting new examples for young players to follow is critical to developing the Missouri football program, according to the team.

Cornerback enjoys return to field as Missouri football practices start

Junior Munir Prince is eligible again after sitting out a year because of his transfer from Notre Dame.

Kickoffs for Bowling Green, Furman games announced

Maclin and Eagles agree on 5-year contract

The former Missouri wide receiver has not been at the Eagles training camp since last Sunday while the negotiations were ongoing.

Tickets on sale Saturday for Sept. 5 Illinois-Missouri showdown

Tickets are available starting at 10 a.m. Central Daylight Time on Saturday at ticketmaster.com, by phone at 314-241-1888 or 800-745-3000 or at Ticketmaster outlets.

Longtime Eagles coordinator Jim Johnson dead at 68

Missouri alumni Jim Johnson, whose attacking defenses helped the Philadelphia Eagles to one Super Bowl appearance and five NFC title games, died on Tuesday in Philadelphia. He was 68.

Weatherspoon will help bolster depleted Missouri football team

Missouri coach Gary Pinkel hopes linebacker Sean Weatherspoon can fill the leadership void left by players like Chase Daniel and Jeremy Maclin.  



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