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Citrus Bowl breakdown: No. 16 Missouri vs. Minnesota

Citrus Bowl: Missouri vs. Minnesota Orlando, Fla., Jan. 1, 1 p.m. KEY MATCHUP For those looking for the general makeup of this matchup, it's a meeting of the 96th-ranked passing offense versus the 124th-ranked passing offense. That's a good place to start here. Both teams rely on clock control and defensive efficiency to win ballgames to win games, and it paid off for the better...
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Notebook: Gophers bracing to stop SEC Defensive Player of the Year

MINNEAPOLIS -- When the Gophers football team watches film of opponents, players don't memorize names. Instead, they pay attention to the numbers of the opposing players. As Minnesota has started to watch some game film of Missouri, its opponent in the Citrus Bowl on Jan. 1, there's one number that has stood out to the Gophers: No. 56. That would be Tigers defensive end Shane Ray...
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Missouri DL Shane Ray Ejected For Targeting, Lane Kiffin Predicts TD Again

Missouri DL Shane Ray is Missouri’s best defensive player and pass rusher and it isn’t close. Unfortunately for the Tigers, Ray was ejected after being called for targeting on this brutal hit on Blake Sims in the SEC Championship game. To add insult to injury, DeAndrew White caught the pass for a touchdown and Lane […] The post Missouri DL Shane Ray Ejected For Targeting, Lane...
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Missouri’s Shane Ray Ejected After Hit On Alabama QB Blake Sims (Video)

Alabama quarterback Blake Sims took a big hit in the second quarter of the SEC championship game Saturday, but so did Missouri’s defense. Missouri defensive lineman Shane Ray was ejected from the game early in the second quarter for targeting after a clear helmet-to-helmet hit on Sims. To make matters worse for the No. 16 Tigers, Sims was able to get the pass off in time and...
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Missouri standout Ray ejected for personal foul

ATLANTA (AP) Missouri star defensive end Shane Ray has been ejected from the SEC championship game against Alabama following a hit on quarterback Blake Sims. Ray hit Sims immediately after he threw a 58-yard touchdown pass to DeAndrew White in the second quarter of Saturday's game. The hit drew a chorus of boos from Crimson Tide fans when a replay was shown on the video boards at...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mizzou's Shane Ray ejected for targeting in SEC title game

In the second quarter of the SEC Championship Game, Missouri's Shane Ray delivered a vicious hit on Alabama quarterback Blake Sims. A targeting penalty was called on Ray and confirmed after a review, which means Ray was ejected from the game. Ray is Missouri's best player on defense, ranking sixth in the nation in sacks (12) and third in tackles for loss (20.5). Here's a slow-motion...
Via Fox Sports
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Mizzou DE Shane Ray Ejected For This Crushing Hit On Bama’s Blake Sims (Video)

Shane Ray got away with a similar hit last week, his inability to pull up on Sims, who had already gotten rid of the ball, cost the Tigers. Ray was ejected for Targeting after this hit.
Via BlackSportsOnline
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers extend improbable road win streak behind another impressive defensive performance

Shane Ray and Mizzou's dominant defensive line figured to have a big day against the SEC's worst offensive line when it comes to protecting the quarterback. The Tigers' front four didn't disappoint, leading the defense to eight sacks and 13 total tackles for loss. They carried Mizzou to another impressive defensive performance in a 29-21 win at Tennessee likely to...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri seals Cotton Bowl victory with 73-yard scoop and score with 1:09 left to play (VIDEO)

Missouri Tiger defensive end Michael Sam’s name was never really called Friday night. With 1:09 remaining in regulation, commentator Gus Johnson said that Sam needed to come up big to stop Oklahoma State from a go-ahead touchdown in the 2014 Cotton Bowl. On queue Michael Sam’s beat his block and stripped Oklahoma State’s QB Clint Cheif from behind. Mizzou defensive end Shane...
Via In The Neutral Zone
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Shane Ray’s Scoop And Score Gives Missouri A Wild Cotton Bowl Win

These last few days of bowl games have been fantastic, and tonight’s Cotton Bowl was no exception. After surrendering a go-ahead touchdown to Missouri, Clint Chelf and Oklahoma State got to work, driving down the field to the Missouri 27-yard-line. With 55 seconds remaining, on a play evocative of last night’s Oklahoma-Alabama finish, Missouri All-American defensive end Michael...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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