MU Football

Nebraska rallies to stun Missouri, 27-12

Down 12-0 going into the fourth quarter, Nebraska scored 27 unanswered points to beat the Tigers, its first victory over Missouri in three years.

PHOTO SLIDESHOW: Nebraska beats Missouri 27-12

After leading for the first three quarters, the Tigers allowed the Cornhuskers to score 27 points in the fourth quarter, dropping Missouri's record to 4-1.

PHOTO GALLERY: More than fair-weather fans

Despite the wet weather, plenty of people came out for Missouri's game against Nebraska on Thursday.

Brief power outage at Memorial Stadium occurs before game

The outage lasted about 10 minutes.

COMMENT: 10 Things to look for while trying to park

While you're searching for parking for the big game be on the lookout for things seen only during an invasion of Nebraska fans.

Nebraska quarterback looks past what-ifs

Nebraska starting quarterback Zac Lee says he doesn't think about how things would have worked out if Missouri starting quarterback Blaine Gabbert had upheld his commitment to play for the Cornhuskers.

Missouri football players prepare for Huskers, first conference game

The team's experienced players are helping the younger players gear up for the big game against Nebraska, the first Big 12 Conference opponent of the season.

Student seats now 15.4 inches in Memorial Stadium

Although student seating was originally set at 14 inches per person, the athletics department did not sell the maximum number of student tickets, so the seat size has increased to 15.4 inches.

Oct. 8, 1992: the first night football game at MU

MU football had its first night game 17 years ago: an outside company provided the lighting, and students got in free. It was also on a Thursday and the date was Oct. 8.

Hotels give thumbs up, bars concerned about Thursday football game

City bars fear effect of kickoff time and weather forecast, while hotels embrace the influx of visitors to Columbia. One bar manager calls the prospect of heavy rain "a screwball on top of a curveball."

What you need to know for MU-Nebraska parking

MU's unusual Thursday evening game against Nebraska will mean a lot of extra traffic around campus. Those who drive or park near Memorial Stadium are asked to be patient and follow some simple guidelines.

Heavy rain possible during Missouri-Nebraska game Thursday

A meteorologist for the National Weather Service said there will be a 90 percent chance of rain on Thursday.

Brinkley expands role on Missouri football team

As the team's long snapper, Beau Brinkley didn't participate in position drills and spent the majority of each practice last season as an observer. But after a conversation with Gary Pinkel, Brinkley is now contributing as a tight end.

Pelini wants Nebraska's defense to earn Blackshirts

The traditional black practice jerseys are no longer a given for Nebraskas' defensive starters under second-year Cornhuskers football coach Bo Pelini.

Big 12 Football Notebook: Oklahoma's early struggles not new to Stoops

Oklahoma, which has won three straight conference titles in football, is 2-2 going into Big 12 play. But Sooners coach Bob Stoops said the program has rebounded from early difficulties in the past.

MU football center Tim Barnes grabbed attention at age fourteen

Tim Barnes, a junior center on Missouri football's offensive line, first got the attention of the coaches when he was a freshman in high school. His high school coach said both Barnes' attitude and motivation helped lead their team to an 8-2 record and conference title.

Pregame Playmakers: Setting up Faurot Field

This is the first video in a six part series that goes behind the team, to take a look at the faces and organizations that make MU game days happen.

Pinkel expresses pleasure with Gabbert's poise

The sophomore quarterback has not thrown an interception this season.

1976 RV takes maintenance but becomes site of great tailgate parties

Sully Fairchild and Kevin Reichert are among eight friends who maintain a tailgate RV for Missouri football games. The group bought and retooled the RV last year.

ESPN to air Children's Hospital, Missouri School of Journalism commercials

The Children's Hospital and Missouri School of Journalism will be featured in the ESPN broadcast of the MU-Nebraska game Thursday evening.