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Missouri tailbacks Kendial Lawrence and De'Vion Moore realize they have a tough act to follow.
After starting the season at the top of the depth chart, both suffered injuries within the few first weeks and watched on the sideline as sophomore third-stringer Henry Josey became the Big 12's leading rusher.
After picking up 1,168 yards in 10 games, fifth most in Missouri history for a single season, Josey tore the patellar tendon and suffered tears to the medial collateral and anterior cruciate ligaments in his left knee Saturday against Texas.
''I just went out on the field right when I saw it,'' Lawrence said. ''I felt like it was going to be something bad.''
Lawrence (broken fibula) and Moore (high ankle sprain) both missed three games. Both are expected to see significant time in the backfield Saturday when Missouri (5-5, 3-4 Big 12) plays Texas Tech (5-5, 2-5) in the home finale.
Even as their playing time diminished, both players reali...
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Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel was arrested for suspicion of driving while intoxicated late Wednesday.
Pinkel, 59, was stopped on Keene Street in Columbia, Mo., at about 10:15 p.m. because of lane and signal violations, Boone County Sheriffs Department Chief Deputy Major Tom Reddin said.
At the time, Pinkel was the lone person in his Chevrolet Avalanche. Reddin said deputies developed...
Suspended Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of drunken driving.
Boone County court records show that Pinkel was charged on Friday and pleaded guilty the same day. He was arrested in Columbia on Wednesday night and suspended without pay the next day for the final home game of the season.
Pinkel will likely receive a 30-day suspended sentence...
Missouri's head football coach Gary Pinkel was arrested last night on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. This was Pinkel's first offense. He posted $500 bond. He was alone in his vehicle when he was pulled over.
Today, Pinkel released the following statement:
"Last night after practice, I met some friends for dinner. After dinner, I was stopped by a Boone County...
The Missouri Tigers have drawn the attention of one of the top 4-star 2012 athletes left in the recruiting class, and this new name on the Tiger recruiting radar screen has good things to say about their move to the SEC playing a role in his interest.
It’s been a scandal-filled 2011 college football calendar year, one that seemingly just will not come to an end. What started with potential major violations at Ohio State, Oregon and Miami and evolved into potentially one of the biggest news stories of the last decade at Penn State, took another twist Wednesday night, when a major college football coach- one known for his “integrity”...
Missouri Tiger’s head football coach Gary Pinkel was arrested last night by Boone County sherrif deputies for a DWI. Pinkel was pulled over in Columbia around ten o’clock last night.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving Wednesday night.
Missouri has suspended coach Gary Pinkel for Saturday's home game against Texas Tech and frozen his salary for a year following his overnight arrest on suspicion of drunk driving.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel offered a public apology Thursday after his overnight arrest on suspicion of drunken driving.
Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel offered a public apology Thursday after his overnight arrest on suspicion of drunken driving. Boone County Sheriff's Office records show that deputies pulled Pinkel over in Columbia, Mo., and jailed him Wednesday night on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
On Thursday night (7:00 P.M., MSN) the #24 Missouri Tigers (2-0) continue CBE Classic Regional Round action by playing host to the Niagara University Purple Eagles (1-0).
Marcus Denmon scored 22 points to lead five Missouri players in double figures, and the No. 24 Tigers rode a hot-shooting first half to an easy 83-52 victory against Niagara on Thursday night.
Marcus Denmon scored 22 points to lead five Missouri players in double figures, and the No. 24 Tigers rode a hot-shooting first half to an easy 83-52 win over Niagara on Thursday night.