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Missouri will represent the Big 12 for the last time in this years Independence Bowl while UNC looks to close a dark chapter in their programs history. This game features two good defensive teams and some explosive offensive players highlighted by UNC recceiver Dwight Jones. Jones along with his defensive teammates Quinton Coples and Zach Brown all figure to be drafted high. Brown in particular will have a tough time corralling senior tight end Michael Egnew, the Tigers most notable draft eligible offensive player...
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Word is trickling out of Shreveport, Louisiana where bowl week officially kicks off in two hours and either Missouri or North Carolina will walk away with this broken trophy. Media types on the ground say that the Missouri mascot, Truman, has broken the trophy. @HarryPlumer is a Mizzou beat writer: Asked Truman if he broke the trophy. He nodded. Asked him what happened. Threw his...
During the Independence Bowl, an insane catch was made by a Mizzou Tiger Cornerback. The ball actually landed on the back of the UNC Tarheel Wide Receiver and stayed there motionless until another Tiger player was able to snag it. I challenge you to find a better interception than that.
The Missouri Tigers defeated the North Carolina Tarheels in the Independence Bowl by the score of 42-24.
UNC looked like and played like UNC. Meaning poor defensive play led to their loss. They have potentially but must play better as a defensive unit.
The real reason us Gamecock fans tuned into the Independence Bowl was to see what the Tigers from Missouri are all about and...
Now that Missouri has won its final game as a Big 12 member, coach Gary Pinkel figures he'll be inundated with questions about how his Tigers will fare in their new home - the Southeastern Conference.
Considering quarterback James Franklin is coming back, the forecast might be better than expected.
Franklin ran for two touchdowns and threw for another score, and the Tigers...
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) Missouri made sure its final football game as a member of the Big 12 was decided early.
James Franklin ran for two touchdowns and threw for another, and the Tigers easily beat North Carolina 41-24 in the Independence Bowl on Monday night.
Missouri (8-5) ends the season on a four-game winning streak for the first time since 1965. The Tigers will join the Southeastern...
Independence Bowl? DON’T CARE! Right? Two 7-5 teams in a December 26th bowl game- WHO CARES? The attendance at the game said. But a Missouri Tigers Cornerback made the best. interception. ever. The ball actually landed on the back of the UNC Tarheels Wide Receiver and floated around and bounced here and bounced there. You just need to watch it- after the jump.
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Missouri made sure its final football game as a member of the Big 12 was decided early. James Franklin ran for two touchdowns and threw for another, and the Tigers easily beat North Carolina 41-24 in the Independence Bowl on Monday night. Missouri (8-5) ends the season on a four-game winning streak for the first time since 1965.
After narrowly falling to the eighth ranked Missouri Tigers in the annual "Braggin' Rights" game played in St. Louis, Illinois head coach had to feel pretty good about how his young team fought back in a hostile environment against a Top 10 opponent.
Weber knew his young team played hard, but a loss to Mizzou always hurts, no matter the circumstances.
The official schedule hasn’t been released (or maybe it has depending on when you’re reading this), but one thing is apparent – the Florida Gators will meet both the Texas A&M Aggies and Missouri Tigers on the gridiron in 2012. Florida will travel to Texas A&M and host Missouri in September, welcoming the SEC’s newest members to the conference early in the schedule...
The Missouri Tigers gave up an early touchdown to North Carolina, but came back with the help of some trickery to get on the scoreboard quickly and never looked back as they win the Independence Bowl 41-24 over the Tar Heels to finish 8-5.
Advocare V100 Independence Bowl—December 26, 2011 @ 4:00 p.m.—Shreveport, Louisiana Missouri Tigers (7-5) vs. North Carolina Tar Heels (7-5) Line: Missouri -5.0 Over/Under 53.0 CLONEROACH PREDICTION: Motivation is key in most bowl games. Will Missouri be ready to play? The program certainly needs a win from many fans’ perspective heading into the SEC. The Tigers’ [...]