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Missouri Tigers Lose Wide Receiver For the Season Due to Failed Drug Test

It has not been a stellar off-season for the Missouri Tigers wide receivers. First the group lost it's best player in Dorial Green-Beckham, but now the unit may have some depth issues with the year long suspension that Levi Copeland has been hit with.@EyeOnCFBAccording to reports in the St. Louis Dispatch Copeland was suspended for the 2014-15 season due to a failed drug test...
Via FatManWriting
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou down another wideout after Copelin uses banned substance

Gary Pinkel's Tigers are down another wide receiver, as sophomore Levi Copelin has been suspended for the 2014 season by the NCAA after testing positive for a banned substance.  In a statement issued by the university, Copelin explained that he used a workout supplement that was bought legally, but failed to get it passed by the Mizzou staff.  "This supplement is legal...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou down another wideout after Copelin uses banned substance

Gary Pinkel's Tigers are down another wide receiver, as sophomore Levi Copelin has been suspended for the 2014 season by the NCAA after testing positive for a banned substance.  In a statement issued by the university, Copelin explained that he used a workout supplement that was bought legally, but failed to get it passed by the Mizzou staff.  "This supplement is legal...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou: Do Tigers need to offer more scholarships to higher caliber recruits?

During his time in Columbia, Gary Pinkel has had a plan in place when it comes to recruiting.  He picks and chooses his battles for the big names, the four and five star recruits, and then does an unbelievable job of scouting players who may be slightly undersized or too slow to receive such notoriety. Then, Pinkel develops them, and he develops them well, as Mizzou has had numerous...
Via STLSportsMinute
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida Gators 2014 Football Game Previews: Game Seven, Missouri Tigers

The Gators are 4-2 in my 2014 season projections, and probably ranked somewhere in the low 20′s. Up next: a critical game against the defending SEC East Champs, the Missouri Tigers. Win, and the Gators remain in the thick of the … Continue reading →
Via In All Kinds Of Weather
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Sam on Tony Dungy: Thank God he doesn't coach Rams

On Tuesday, Michael Sam responded to comments made by Tony Dungy where the latter said Monday that he wouldn't want the former Missouri Tigers star on his team. Dungy didn't say it specifically, but the ex-Colts coach essentially said he wouldn't take Sam on his team because he was openly gay and would serve as a "distraction" to the rest of his teammates.Sam...
Via Bush League Chronicle
7 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 SEC PREVIEW: Can Missouri shock the SEC East AGAIN?

As we're in the swing of doing our SEC previews, we thought that as the SEC Conference 2013 winners were first up on The SEC Football Blog SEC Preview, then the 2013 SEC Conference runners-up (aka 'Winners of the SEC East) should be second on the list. Then we can go with 2013's also-rans.  So we start with Missouri. I can't wait to see Maty Mauk. I was really, really...
Via SEC Football Blog
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk had viral infection

Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk will enter fall camp a little lighter than expected. The redshirt sophomore, who is listed on Missouri's official website at 200 pounds, said he lost "8 or 9 pounds" about a week ago and had to undergo treatment with the team's trainers. Coach Gary Pinkel said Mauk had a viral infection but that it wasn't too serious. "Something...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

SEC Media Days: Missouri and Texas A&M Are Here, Get Used to It

Senior Texas A&M defensive back Deshazor Everett was going through the car wash earlier this week at SEC media days and had stopped to get hosed down by Mark Packer of SiriusXM College Sports. “What are the differences between the players in this league and the Big 12?,” Packer asked. It seemed like an odd question to pose to someone who played occasionally on special teams...
Via Bloguin Best
12 days ago  |  Discuss

SEC Media Days: Missouri and Texas A&M Are Here, Get Used to It

Senior Texas A&M defensive back Deshazor Everett was going through the car wash earlier this week at SEC media days and had stopped to get hosed down by Mark Packer of SiriusXM College Sports. “What are the differences between the players in this league and the Big 12?,” Packer asked. It seemed like an odd question to pose to someone who played occasionally on special teams...
Via The Student Section
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Maty Mauk "modeling his game" after Johnny Manziel a good thing or a bad thing?

Maty Mauk at SEC Media Days. Photo via USA Today.Today's "Is this a good thing or a bad thing?" item of the day comes from presumed Missouri starting quarterback Maty Mauk, who told reporters attending Mizzou's SEC Media Days session that he modeled his playing style after former Texas A&M starting QB Johnny Manziel."He's somebody that I want to ...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Maty Mauk the Most Interesting QB in the World

Even though Johnny Football is off the to the NFL, there are still plenty of QB stories to go around in the SEC. Consider the following tweet: @ClayTravisBGID are you ready for #Mauktober? pic.twitter.com/48yCGu2KTb — Derek (@DHarshner) July 17, 2014 While the poster probably meant this in a completely different way, the tweet makes perfect sense. With James Franklin off to the...
Via Bloguin Best
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Maty Mauk the Most Interesting QB in the World

Even though Johnny Football is off the to the NFL, there are still plenty of QB stories to go around in the SEC. Consider the following tweet: @ClayTravisBGID are you ready for #Mauktober? pic.twitter.com/48yCGu2KTb — Derek (@DHarshner) July 17, 2014 While the poster probably meant this in a completely different way, the tweet makes perfect sense. With James Franklin off to the...
Via The Student Section
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou at SEC Media Days: Respect, fiction vs. fact, LeBron, rings, bow ties and DGB

The best thing about the Southeastern Conference is also the worst: It's all about winning. Sorry. Check that. Winning football. Do that -- at all costs, any cost, the details don't matter much -- you get the podium, the love, the ducats, the scepter. And so King Gary Pinkel stepped to the microphone Wednesday morning and addressed his subjects, almost all of whom were suggesting...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou at SEC Media Days: Respect, fiction vs. fact, LeBron, rings, bow ties and DGB

The best thing about the Southeastern Conference is also the worst: It's all about winning. Sorry. Check that. Winning football. Do that -- at all costs, any cost, the details don't matter much -- you get the podium, the love, the ducats, the scepter. And so King Gary Pinkel stepped to the microphone Wednesday morning and addressed his subjects, almost all of whom were suggesting...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Arkansas’ Bret Bielema Takes A Shot At Missouri’s Gary Pinkel For Pace Of Play Comment

There might be a new SEC rivalry beginning to form.  Earlier today, Gary Pinkel spoke before a room of reporters at SEC Media Days in Hoover, Ala. The Missouri coach was asked about the idea that up-tempo offenses can cause injuries. Pinkel responded, saying, “I think that’s fiction.”  This afternoon, Arkansas’ Bret Bielema, a vocal supporter of the fast-offenses-resulting...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Unproven Missouri still confident in SEC football

HOOVER, Ala. -- Missouri made a surprising run to the top of the Southeastern Conference's Eastern Division in just its second year in the league. Staying on top might be even more of a challenge. The Tigers lost a huge chunk of their team after finishing 12-2 last season, including 7-1 in the SEC. Only nine starters return, including just four on offense. But new starting quarterback...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Unproven Missouri still confident in SEC football

HOOVER, Ala. -- Missouri made a surprising run to the top of the Southeastern Conference's Eastern Division in just its second year in the league. Staying on top might be even more of a challenge. The Tigers lost a huge chunk of their team after finishing 12-2 last season, including 7-1 in the SEC. Only nine starters return, including just four on offense. But new starting quarterback...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Unproven Missouri still confident in SEC football

HOOVER, Ala. -- Missouri made a surprising run to the top of the Southeastern Conference's Eastern Division in just its second year in the league. Staying on top might be even more of a challenge. The Tigers lost a huge chunk of their team after finishing 12-2 last season, including 7-1 in the SEC. Only nine starters return, including just four on offense. But new starting quarterback...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Maty Football? Missouri's Mauk steps confidently into starting role

HOOVER, Ala. -- The Mauks would often drive through the night from their home in northwest Ohio, after Mike had finished coaching Kenton High School's football team, to get to Columbia, Mo., or another campus in SEC land. Those journeys will get much shorter this fall. Mauk, who will soon be enshrined in the Ohio Football Coaches Hall of Fame, took over at Glendale High School...
Via Fox Sports South
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Maty Football? Missouri's Mauk steps confidently into starting role

HOOVER, Ala. -- The Mauks would often drive through the night from their home in northwest Ohio, after Mike had finished coaching Kenton High School's football team, to get to Columbia, Mo., or another campus in SEC land. Those journeys will get much shorter this fall. Mauk, who will soon be enshrined in the Ohio Football Coaches Hall of Fame, took over at Glendale High School...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Maty Football? Missouri's Mauk steps confidently into starting role

HOOVER, Ala. -- The Mauks would often drive through the night from their home in northwest Ohio, after Mike had finished coaching Kenton High School's football team, to get to Columbia, Mo., or another campus in SEC land. Those journeys will get much shorter this fall. Mauk, who will soon be enshrined in the Ohio Football Coaches Hall of Fame, took over at Glendale High School...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Maty Football? Missouri's Mauk has confidence in stepping into starting role

HOOVER, Ala. -- The Mauks would often drive through the night from their home in northwest Ohio, after Mike had finished coaching Kenton High School's football team, to get to Columbia, Mo., or another campus in SEC land. Those journeys will get much shorter this fall. Mauk, who will soon be enshrined in the Ohio Football Coaches Hall of Fame, took over at Glendale High School...
Via Fox Sports South
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri QB Maty Mauk Calls Johnny Manziel The Greatest College Football Player Of All Time

Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk is a big fan of former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel. At his appearance at SEC Media Days today, Mauk said that he watches Johnny Football’s college film all the time, which isn’t surprising, since the two are both undersized quarterbacks with a flair for the dramatic that play in up-tempo offenses. Mauk also heaped a gigantic piece onto...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri QB Maty Mauk recovering from viral infection.

Maty Mauk. Via KOMU-TV. Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk is recovering from a recent viral infection. The redshirt sophomore's illness was announced by Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel during his SEC Media Days session.Mauk later discussed having the illness during his time in front of the media. "Something happened to me and I lost some weight," Mauk said on Wednesday...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss
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