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Mizzou RB Russell Hansbrough grasps starting role

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Russell Hansbrough can't remember the previous time he rushed 20 times in a game. "It'd probably be in peewee football or something like that," the Missouri running back said. "Not even in high school." Hansbrough, a junior from Arlington, Texas, ran a career-high 126 yards in the No. 24 Tigers' 38-18 season-opening win Saturday against...
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Mizzou RB Russell Hansbrough grasps starting role

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Russell Hansbrough can't remember the previous time he rushed 20 times in a game. "It'd probably be in peewee football or something like that," the Missouri running back said. "Not even in high school." Hansbrough, a junior from Arlington, Texas, ran a career-high 126 yards in the No. 24 Tigers' 38-18 season-opening win Saturday against...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
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Mizzou RB Russell Hansbrough grasps starting role

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Russell Hansbrough can't remember the previous time he rushed 20 times in a game. "It'd probably be in peewee football or something like that," the Missouri running back said. "Not even in high school." Hansbrough, a junior from Arlington, Texas, ran a career-high 126 yards in the No. 24 Tigers' 38-18 season-opening win Saturday against...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
59 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou RB Russell Hansbrough takes starting role

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) As Missouri opened its season with an inconsistent 38-18 win against South Dakota State on Saturday, Russell Hansbrough appeared to be in top form. The junior running back rushed 20 times for 126 yards - both career highs - and scored a touchdown that proved to be the game-winner. It was his first career start after backing up Henry Josey alongside Marcus Murphy...
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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Smith, Tennessee St. swamp Edward Waters 58-6

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tom Smith ran for 151 yards and four touchdowns in his debut with Middle Tennessee State and the Tigers beat Edward Waters 58-6 on Saturday night Smith, a junior, had 129 yards in two seasons at Tennessee. He easily surpassed that and scored his first collegiate touchdown on an 11-yard run in the second quarter that made it 23-0. His 3-yard run made it 30-6...
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Missouri beats South Dakota State 38-18, Murphy longest KO return since 1976

The Missouri Tigers added to their flawless record against FCS opponents by notching the record to 14 consecutive wins after a 38-18 victory over the South Dakota State Jackrabbits. The first quarter was fast pace and Mizzou led 21-7 after the first stanza, but the game slowed down then on and the Tigers offense was sluggish at times until a late surge. "Offensively, we had...
Via College Football Universe
2 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 24 Missouri defeats South Dakota St 38-18

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Maty Mauk threw for 178 yards and three touchdowns to lead No. 24 Missouri past South Dakota State 38-18 in the season opener for both teams Saturday. Mauk seemed at ease early, finding receiver Darius White crossing behind the Jackrabbits' defense for a 44-yard touchdown pass just 50 seconds into the game. The Tigers extended their lead to 21-10 at halftime...
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2015 Post-Summer Player Rankings Countdown: 55 – Jimmy Whitt

55. Jimmy WHITT Height: 6’-4” Weight: 190 Position: SG High School (State): Hickman (MO) Club Team (Affiliation): KC Run GMC (Under Armour) Commitment: Arkansas Razorbacks Breakdown: The Missouri Tigers had sought to keep Whitt in-state, but Arkansas landed a dandy when they wrested him away. Razorbacks head coach Mike Anderson established a relationship with Whitt early on, and ...
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Sam enjoys love in Columbia as Rams leave him off 53-man roster

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Former SEC co-Defensive Player of the Year Michael Sam didn't let the day's bad news stop him from enjoying his alma mater's season opener. The 6-foot-2, 261-pound defensive end was recognized alongside fellow Missouri alum and St. Louis Rams draft pick E.J. Gaines in the end zone shortly after the Tigers scored to go ahead of South Dakota State. Before...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
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Sam enjoys love in Columbia as Rams leave him off 53-man roster

Columbia, Mo. -- Former SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Year Michael Sam didn't let the day's bad news stop him from enjoying his alma mater's season opener. The 6-foot-2, 261-pound defensive end was recognized alongside fellow Missouri alum and St. Louis Rams draft pick E.J. Gaines in the endzone shortly after the Tigers scored to go ahead of South Dakota State. Before...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
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Report: Rams Release Defensive End Michael Sam

Michael Sam has been cut by St. Louis – Mandatory Credit: Lynne Sladky/Associated Press via ESPN.com The dream, for now, is over for Michael Sam. According to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, after weeks of trying to crack the St. Louis Rams’ 53-man roster, the team has reportedly released their seventh-round draft choice. However, there’s a chance Sam can ultimately be a practice...
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Missouri set for opener against South Dakota State

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Braylon Webb has made 30 starts for Missouri, the most by any current Southeastern Conference safety. He still expects to have the ''jitters'' in the Tigers' opener against an overmatched Football Championship Subdivision opponent. The 24th-ranked Tigers host South Dakota State on Saturday. The Jackrabbits play in the Missouri Valley Football...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou's season-opening roster isn't as inexperienced as it looks

For a team that lost seven starters on both offense and defense, Missouri will actually put more experience on the field than one might think in Saturday's home opener against South Dakota State. But that doesn't mean the Tigers don't need to make the most of their opportunity to gel before a big step up in competition next week. If they don't, a freshman class with...
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Mizzou's season-opening roster isn't as inexperienced as it looks

For a team that lost seven starters on both offense and defense, Missouri will actually put more experience on the field than one might think in Saturday's home opener against South Dakota State. But that doesn't mean the Tigers don't need to make the most of their opportunity to gel before a big step up in competition next week. If they don't, a freshman class with...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
3 days ago  |  Discuss

South Dakota State-Missouri Preview Capsule

SOUTH DAKOTA STATE (9-5) at No. 24 MISSOURI (12-2), 3:30 p.m. ET Saturday (ESPNU) Line: No line. Series Record: First meeting WHAT'S AT STAKE Moving on minus nine players who were in NFL camps this summer and lightly regarded in SEC once again, Missouri gets a warmup game. The defending SEC Eastern champions are picked to finish fourth. The Tigers are 13-0 against FCS competition...
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Missouri Tigers 2014 Betting Odds

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Missouri opens season with veteran D-line

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Markus Golden isn't a conventional team captain. The senior defensive end transferred to Missouri from Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College two years ago, and has no career starts with the Tigers. He's not without experience, though. Golden backed up NFL draft picks Michael Sam and Kony Ealy last season, yet managed to record 55 tackles -- including 13 for...
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Missouri opens season with veteran D-line

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Markus Golden isn't a conventional team captain. The senior defensive end transferred to Missouri from Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College two years ago, and has no career starts with the Tigers. He's not without experience, though. Golden backed up NFL draft picks Michael Sam and Kony Ealy last season, yet managed to record 55 tackles -- including 13 for...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri opens season with veteran D-line

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Markus Golden isn't a conventional team captain. The senior defensive end transferred to Missouri from Hutchinson (Kansas) Community College two years ago, and has no career starts with the Tigers. He's not without experience, though. Golden backed up NFL draft picks Michael Sam and Kony Ealy last season, yet managed to record 55 tackles - including 13...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dismissed Missouri center Zach Price joins Winthrop

Former Missouri transfer Zach Price officially joined Winthrop, the school announced Tuesday. Price, a 6-foot-10, 250-pound center, signed with Louisville in 2011 and played two seasons there before transferring to Missouri. While sitting out the 2013 season because of transfer rules, Price was dismissed from the program after being arrested on suspicion of domestic assault. ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

S. Dakota State-Missouri Preview

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Growing up in Kenton, Ohio, Maty Mauk didn't know much about Missouri. But he got an offer to play quarterback for the Tigers, and decided to visit them during the Fourth of July weekend in 2011. Five hundred miles later, he knew where he wanted to attend college. ''When I came on that first visit, it was a lot different than the other ones,'&...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hero or head case? Mizzou's Baggett says he's found his sense of zen

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- All-SEC kickers are made not so much from the hips down, but from the neck up. And so after hearing a small-group lecture at a kicking camp this summer from Dr. Marty Martinez about failure -- not fearing it, accepting it, using it as a springboard to bigger and better things -- Andrew Baggett pressed Martinez to go keeper, to help him trap that elusive butterfly...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hero or head case? Mizzou's Baggett says he's found his sense of zen

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- All-SEC kickers are made not so much from the hips down, but from the neck up. And so after hearing a small-group lecture at a kicking camp this summer from Dr. Marty Martinez about failure -- not fearing it, accepting it, using it as a springboard to bigger and better things -- Andrew Baggett pressed Martinez to go keeper, to help him trap that elusive butterfly...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hero or head case? Mizzou's Baggett says he's found his sense of zen

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- All-SEC kickers are made not so much from the hips down, but from the neck up. And so after hearing a small-group lecture at a kicking camp this summer from Dr. Marty Martinez about failure -- not fearing it, accepting it, using it as a springboard to bigger and better things -- Andrew Baggett pressed Martinez to go keeper, to help him trap that elusive butterfly...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hero or head case? Mizzou's Baggett says he's found his sense of zen

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- All-SEC kickers are made not so much from the hips down, but from the neck up. And so after hearing a small-group lecture at a kicking camp this summer from Dr. Marty Martinez about failure -- not fearing it, accepting it, using it as a springboard to bigger and better things -- Andrew Baggett pressed Martinez to go keeper, to help him trap that elusive butterfly...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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