There’s only one position in the secondary that doesn’t have a returning starter from 2007 atop the depth chart in the spring. That’s because free safety William Moore needed surgery after an injury in the Cotton Bowl and won’t be able to reclaim his position until the fall.
The injury is one of several Alexander has suffered over the course of his career with the Missouri football team.
Hopes for a potential change of venue in the wrongful death suit of Aaron O’Neal have been halted, at least temporarily, after a Boone County Circuit Court Judge ruled the foundation for the move to be “vague, overbroad and burdensome,” according to Missouri Case.net.
Once a quiet, reserved redshirt freshman, Sulak has matured into the talkative, outgoing mouthpiece of the Missouri defensive line. The senior end has 25 career starts, the most of any in a unit that includes three seniors (Sulak, Tommy Chavis and Jaysen Corbett). Over his career, Sulak has added 25 pounds to his frame, and last season, he recorded 60 tackles and six quarterback sacks.
The battle for the center position between Tim Barnes and J.T. Beasley heats up as spring football continues.
In high school, Chad Collard starred for Harrisburg in basketball, but never played football. Now, though, he is findng success on the Missouri football team after walking-on and refusing to turning his back on his dreams.
Jason Townson still has opportunities to make his case.
Coach Gary Pinkel announced the dismissal of sophomore reserve linebacker Marquis Booker from the Missouri football team following the squad’s fourth spring practice Tuesday at Dan Devine Pavilion.
Sophomore linebacker Marquis Booker was arrested on suspicion of unlawful use of a weapon and violation of Columbia’s underage liquor laws.
EA Sports’ new NCAA Football 09 video game is coming soon to Nintendo Wii, and its Mascot Challenge is under way. An online poll will decide which NCAA Divison I Football Bowl Subdivision mascot is to appear on the game’s cover. Everyone is eligible to vote once a day until the contest ends on March 14.
With his blazing speed and leaping prowess, wide receiver Will Franklin stood out Thursday during the series of drills and tests.
Lorenzo Williams and others intend to prove themselves on the Tigers' upcoming Pro Day.
MU attorneys asked a Boone County Circuit judge Monday to prevent a potential “war of paper” between the university and attorneys laying the groundwork for a change of venue in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of Aaron O’Neal.
MU signed 23 recruits on Wednesday for the NCAA Signing Day, ranking third in Big 12 recruiting.
The Tigers signed 23 players including seven of the top 10 players in the state of Missouri on national signing day Wednesday, led by the signing of quarterback Blaine Gabbert.
Temple will test his worth in the NFL.
COLUMBIA — It turns out Tony Temple's career at Missouri is, in fact, over.
Temple announced Tuesday he will give up on any further appeals for an extra year of eligibility and focus on readying himself for the NFL draft.
"It's time to move on and focus on doing what I need to do to make a positive impression for the next level," Temple said in a statement released through the university.
Mr. Smith, who led the Missouri football team for seven seasons, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2008 in Tuscon, Ariz. He was 68.
The Tigers finished the season at No. 4 and will also have five returning players who decided not to enter the 2008 NFL draft.