MU Football

SLIDESHOW: Tigers toasted by Texas

The Missouri Tigers lost to the Texas Longhorns 41-7 on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert left the game after aggravating an injury and left the game. Backup Jimmy Costello entered the game and threw two interceptions.

COMMENT: 10 things that make Texas a bad homecoming opponent

For a school that claims to have invented homecoming, Missouri really botched this one. Here's 10 reasons why Texas was a bad choice for a homecoming guest.

Veteran cornerback Gettis finds confidence to speak up

When other Missouri football players were struggling to make their target times, Carl Gettis channeled his off-the-field outgoing side to motivate his teammates.

Despite injury, Gabbert expects to spur offense for MU football team

Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert sprained his right ankle Oct. 8 against Nebraska, but he said he feels healthy going into the team's game Saturday night against No. 3 Texas. Gabbert threw five interceptions in the last two games, which were both Tiger losses.

Missouri Tigers take on Twitter

Missouri linebacker Sean Weatherspoon leads all Missouri athletes in Twitter followers, beating Missouri basketball player Kim English in a contest that started this August.

Texas special teams a challenge for Missouri

No. 3 Texas arrives in Columbia on Saturday with some of the most dangerous special teams in the country.

Texas quarterback looks for more success

Texas quarterback Colt McCoy says he is past early season ailments that have frustrated him at times, despite leading the Longhorns to a 6-0 record.

Pinkel addresses decision behind playing Gabbert

In his weekly press conference, Missouri coach Gary Pinkel said that despite Blaine Gabbert's injury he still felt the sophomore quarterback was functional and gave his team the best chance to win.

Cyclones, Red Raiders earn Big 12 victories

Iowa State got its first conference win in two seasons with a comfortable win over Baylor. Texas Tech got its first road win with quarterback Steven Sheffield at quarterback, upsetting Nebraska in Lincoln.

Missouri football team runs well early against Oklahoma State

Back-to-back losses always trigger an examination of problem areas. It was clear against Oklahoma State, though, that the Missouri running game showed considerable improvement in the first half.

Missouri loses second Big 12 game

With No. 3 Texas up next, the Missouri football team fell to 0-2 in Big 12 Conference play after a 33-17 loss Saturday at Oklahoma State.

Oklahoma State football fans show support for Dez Bryant

Dez Bryant, Oklahoma State's star wide receiver, was unavailable Saturday night against Missouri following a suspension from the NCAA in early October. Some fans could be seen wearing T-shirts that read "FREE DEZ".

Football Notebook: Oklahoma State fans root for two teams in orange Saturday

Rooting for Texas to beat the rival Sooners was a popular choice in Stillwater Saturday.

Missouri still high on Marcus Lucas' list

Liberty senior Marcus Lucas looks to his mother for guidance not only through life, but through his football career and college recruitment.  While Missouri is high on Lucas' list, Tennessee, Stanford, and Oklahoma have also made offers. 

Oklahoma St. looks to build on '08 win over Missouri

Last year's game between OSU and Mizzou changed the path of both teams. This year's game could be crucial as well.

Weatherspoon brings personality to Missouri football

Linebacker Sean Weatherspoon, with his undeniable combination of talent and personality, has become the face of the Missouri football program.

COMMENT: 10 Things to think about while driving to Oklahoma State

These are the top 10 things fans should think about before traveling to Stillwater, Okla., for Saturday's Missouri football game. Unfortunately T. Boone Pickens was not included in this list.

Missouri safety finds success at new school

During his junior college career, Jarrell Harrison had two interceptions in a scrimmage against future Oregon quarterback Jeremiah Masoli.

Missouri offensive linemen address weaknesses

Missouri's offense sputtered against Nebraska, scoring a season-low 12 points. The offensive linemen know mistakes need to be corrected before Saturday's game at Oklahoma State.

Oklahoma State football team prepares for Missouri

Oklahoma State receiver Dez Bryant is ineligible and running back Kendall Hunter is injured.