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Gary Pinkel and his Missouri Tigers were able to pick up their first ever SEC victory on Saturday with a 33-10 victory over Kentucky.
While Mizzou was able to get the win, the discussion of whether or not Mizzou's spread attack will work in the SEC continues as the Tigers offense was hardly spectacular in the victory.
In fact, the usually prolific passing attack, despite a surprise appearance by James Franklin in the second half, was grounded for most of the afternoon. The Tigers racked up just 87 yards through the air, but yet, behind a stellar defensive effort and ground game that was just good enough, Mizzou was able to pull out a victory against a Kentucky team that is now 1-8 on the season.
Mizzou's offense has been blitzed with injures all season on the offensive line and most notably, to Franklin. The injuries, and some believe, the system has led to the Tigers ranking just 102nd in passing yards and 94th in rushing yards per game among all teams in the country...
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The SEC has not been too friendly this year to Gary Pinkel and the Missouri Tigers football program thus far. After a trio of thumpings at the hands of traditional SEC powers Georgia, Alabama, and South Carolina and an embarrassing home loss to Vanderbilt, Mizzou was finally able to pick up their first SEC conference victory with their 33-10 victory over cellar-dwelling Kentucky...
During a press conference on Monday in Columbia, Missouri, head football coach Gary Pinkel announced that junior quarterback James Franklin would start for Mizzou as they get ready to face the highly ranked Florida Gators this upcoming Saturday.
Pinkel told reporters that Franklin, who made a surprise second half appearance in Mizzou's 33-10 win over Kentucky this past weekend...
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri guards Michael Dixon and Dominique Bull have been suspended indefinitely for undisclosed violations of team rules.
Both players will miss the 15th-ranked Tigers' first exhibition game Monday against Northwest Missouri State. Coach Frank Haith announced the suspensions Friday but declined to offer any details.
Dixon is a senior who averaged 13.5 points...
The Missouri Tigers have been hot on the football recruiting class in their search for some top flight prospects along their defensive line for 2013. ShowMeMizzou.com has the info on a top prospects interest in the Tigers.
While the Missouri Tigers did not host any official visitors on Saturday during their first SEC conference win, there were plenty of unofficial visitors, including a standout 2014 target who updates us on his recruitment.
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ShowMeMizzou.com has break down and analysis of the Missouri Tigers 33-10 win over the Kentucky Wildcats for their first SEC conference victory a day after the dust clears and reviewing the Mizzou win.