Missouri athletic director Mike Alden made official the contact extension awarded to eighth-year football coach Gary Pinkel on Wednesday afternoon at Mizzou Arena.
It would be a family touch football game unlike any other. The Coffmans have four football stars anyone would want on a Thanksgiving Day team: Missouri’s replay machine Chase Coffman, his former NFL player father, a brother who plays quarterback at Kansas State, and another quarterback brother in high school. But even with all that available talent, the Coffmans don’t play football on Thanksgiving.
Sean Weatherspoon’s mother is flying from Texas to provide a holiday feast.
MU football coach Gary Pinkel's contract was unanimously approved Tuesday by the Board of Curators. He will receive $2.3 million annually for seven years.
The Missouri football team's offensive coordinator, Dave Christensen, expressed interest Monday in pursuing a head-coaching position.
Gone is the drama of a possible national football championship, but the Tigers say that's not what is important when they play the Jayhawks.
Coaches from the Big 12 Conference struggled to pick their favorite among the top teams in the Big 12 South as they placed votes that affect the Bowl Championship Series standings.
Pinkel said he hopes to sign hisnew contract "in the next couple of days." The school's Board of Curators, which must approve the deal, is scheduled to meet Tuesday.
Oklahoma jumped two spots in the latest BCS ranking after defeating previously unbeaten Texas Tech on Saturday night in Norman.
Oklahoma’s 65-21 home win over Texas Tech on Saturday only muddied the picture of who the Missouri Tigers football team will play Dec. 6 for the Big 12 championship at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.
Players’ parents share positive reactions to news that Pinkel and Missouri athletic department officials are in discussion to extend Pinkel’s contract beyond the five-year deal he signed last December that pays him $1.85 million annually.
The deal could make the Missouri coach the third highest-paid coach in the Big 12 and quiet speculation about him departing to take the open job at Washington.
MU athletic director Mike Alden presented football coach Gary Pinkel and his team the Big 12 North trophy during a surprise presentation Thursday afternoon at Dan Devine Pavilion.
MU students interested in buying tickets for the Big 12 Championship football game through the Athletic Department will have to pay $75.
Missouri clinched the Big 12 North on Saturday, but the Tigers’ bowl possibilities will remain blurred if they lose in the Big 12 championship game against Texas Tech, Texas or Oklahoma on Dec. 6 in Kansas City.
The Missouri football team's game Nov. 29 against Kansas holds plenty of meaning for the Tigers, even though they have already earned the Big 12 North title.
After hearing Barrack Obama discuss the playoff issue in a TV interview, Texas coach Mack Brown wants to at least see a format that coaches could debate.
Missouri won its second consecutive Big 12 North championship Saturday by beating Iowa State. The celebration was tempered, though, as the Tigers know bigger achievements remain on the horizon.
The Tigers secured their spot in the Big 12 Conference Championship after trouncing Iowa State 52-20.
Chase Coffman, Missouri’s senior tight end and the NCAA all-time leader in receptions at the position, missed his second consecutive game for the Tigers with a sprained right big toe.