MISSOURI TIGERS NEWS

Dorial Green-Beckham: The skies the limit

Dorial Green-Beckham is an enigma. During the Tennessee Titans 2015 draft process, they always wanted a big bodied receiver in the second round and they were fortunate that DGB fell to them after trading back. In his first season as a Titan, barring injuries, the expectations levied on DGB should be low. With veterans Harry Douglas and Hakeem Nicks currently above him on the depth...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Respect-deprived Tigers take on SEMO in 2015 opener

Back-to-back division titles would figure to make Missouri a favorite in the SEC East, but the Tigers aren't getting that kind of respect. Flying under the radar again, No. 24 Missouri opens Saturday against visiting Southeast Missouri State. Senior linebacker Kentrell Brothers leads all returning SEC players with 122 tackles last year, but he was slotted as a third-team all-conference...
Via AP on Fox
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Respect-deprived Tigers take on SEMO in 2015 opener

Back-to-back division titles would figure to make Missouri a favorite in the SEC East, but the Tigers aren't getting that kind of respect. Flying under the radar again, No. 24 Missouri opens Saturday against visiting Southeast Missouri State. Senior linebacker Kentrell Brothers leads all returning SEC players with 122 tackles last year, but he was slotted as a third-team all-conference...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Respect-deprived Tigers take on SEMO in 2015 opener

Back-to-back division titles would figure to make Missouri a favorite in the SEC East, but the Tigers aren't getting that kind of respect. Flying under the radar again, No. 24 Missouri opens Saturday against visiting Southeast Missouri State. Senior linebacker Kentrell Brothers leads all returning SEC players with 122 tackles last year, but he was slotted as a third-team all-conference...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

No. 24 Missouri shows youth movement in opener

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Missouri is going young in its drive for a third consecutive SEC East title. Terry Beckner Jr. tops the surprisingly long list of freshmen high on the depth chart for a school that's won 11 games the last two seasons and didn't have an excessive amount of turnover. Beckner, a 6-foot-4, 300-pound defensive tackle, actually isn't much of a surprise considering he...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou defensive line has a lot of questions

Stud defensive linemen and Missouri have become virtually synonymous with one another.  During Gary Pinkel's tenure in Columbia, he's routinely churned out defensive line talent to the NFL on nearly an annual basis. This list includes Aldon Smith, Sheldon Richardon, Ziggy Hood, Shane Ray, Kony Ealy, Markus Golden, and Michael Sam, among others.  In 2015, Pinkel and his staff will...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

OG Abeln gets starting spot, calls former coaches to thank them

Expected to be the primary reserve to starting center Evan Boehm, sophomore Alec Abeln surprised many when he won the starting left guard job for the Missouri Tigers.Slotting in between Missouri's two best linemen Boehm and tackle Connor McGovern, Abeln should have plenty in the way of support from the experienced duo.Speaking of support, he also has an appreciation for his football...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou needs production from young receiving corps

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri's season opener will be a proving ground for the 24th-ranked Tigers' young receiving corps. Last season, Missouri relied on Jimmie Hunt, Bud Sasser and Darius White, who caught all but two of Maty Mauk's 25 touchdown passes. With all three players gone, experience at the position is limited. Coach Gary Pinkel does not seem concerned heading into the opener...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou needs production from young receiving corps

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri's season opener will be a proving ground for the 24th-ranked Tigers' young receiving corps. Last season, Missouri relied on Jimmie Hunt, Bud Sasser and Darius White, who caught all but two of Maty Mauk's 25 touchdown passes. With all three players gone, experience at the position is limited. Coach Gary Pinkel does not seem concerned heading into the opener...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou needs production from young receiving corps

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri's season opener will be a proving ground for the 24th-ranked Tigers' young receiving corps. Last season, Missouri relied on Jimmie Hunt, Bud Sasser and Darius White, who caught all but two of Maty Mauk's 25 touchdown passes. With all three players gone, experience at the position is limited. Coach Gary Pinkel does not seem concerned heading into the opener...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou Football Schedule 2015: Missouri Tigers Game Dates

The Missouri Tigers sit in the SEC East which may be a saving grace for them considering how good the...
Via COED
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Missouri needs production from young receiving corps

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Missouri's season opener will be a proving ground for the 24th-ranked Tigers' young receiving corps. Last season, Missouri relied on Jimmie Hunt, Bud Sasser and Darius White, who caught all but two of Maty Mauk's 25 touchdown passes. With all three players gone, experience at the position is limited. Coach Gary Pinkel does not seem concerned heading into the opener...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Latest musings from Wednesday SEC teleconference: Missouri

Mizzou head coach Gary Pinkel divulged a bit of information about his team during the SEC conference call on Wednesday morning. J'Mon Moore and Nate Brown are starting at the "X" and "H" spots, respectively. Both are sophomores, yet remain the most experienced of the bunch with Wesley Leftwich out due to a knee injury. "Moore has played quite a bit. We hopefully expect him to play...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Freshman Lock making a name for himself at Mizzou

True freshman quarterback Drew Lock is making some waves in Columbia. A native of Lee's Summit, Mo., Lock has leapfrogged returning players Eddie Printz and Marvin Zanders as the second-string signal-caller behind starter Maty Mauk. With head coach Gary Pinkel's proclivity for playing two quarterbacks, it looks like Lock may see time time in 2015. Mauk was particularly effusive...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri 2015 Preview: QB Controversy Brewing?

We hadn't heard of Drew Lock before we listened to the excellent Missouri-dedicated podcast 'Mizzodcast', but everything's going to be pretty interesting under center if he continues his off-season challenge to QB Maty Mauk. Last season Missouri - in another stunning season - won the SEC East and was then brutalized in the SEC Championship Game by Alabama. OFF-SEASON The biggest...
Via SEC Football Blog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Missouri Tigers Betting Odds

The 2015 college football season is just days away, and the Missouri Tigers are looking for a third straight SEC East Division title, despite losses on both the offensive and defensive sides of the ball. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the team, BetDSI has released Missouri’s season odds. The video below previews the betting action.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Thanks to all the haters: Mizzou embracing underdog role -- again

Back-to-back division titles would figure to make Missouri a favorite in the SEC East, but the Tigers aren't getting that kind of respect. Flying under the radar again, No. 24 Missouri opens Saturday against visiting Southeast Missouri State. Senior linebacker Kentrell Brothers leads all returning SEC players with 122 tackles last year, but he was slotted as a third-team all-conference...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Thanks to all the haters: Mizzou embracing underdog role -- again

Back-to-back division titles would figure to make Missouri a favorite in the SEC East, but the Tigers aren't getting that kind of respect. Flying under the radar again, No. 24 Missouri opens Saturday against visiting Southeast Missouri State. Senior linebacker Kentrell Brothers leads all returning SEC players with 122 tackles last year, but he was slotted as a third-team all-conference...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Thanks to all the haters: Mizzou embracing underdog role -- again

Back-to-back division titles would figure to make Missouri a favorite in the SEC East, but the Tigers aren't getting that kind of respect. Flying under the radar again, No. 24 Missouri opens Saturday against visiting Southeast Missouri State. Senior linebacker Kentrell Brothers leads all returning SEC players with 122 tackles last year, but he was slotted as a third-team all-conference...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
3 days ago  |  Discuss

SE Missouri-Missouri Preview

Back-to-back division titles would figure to make Missouri a favorite in the SEC East, but the Tigers aren't getting that kind of respect. Flying under the radar again, No. 24 Missouri opens Saturday against visiting Southeast Missouri State. Senior linebacker Kentrell Brothers leads all returning SEC players with 122 tackles last year, but he was slotted as a third-team all-conference...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

An inside look at Missouri's fall camp

Since joining the SEC, expectations have continued to grow for head coach Gary Pinkel and the Missouri Tigers. Winning back-to-back SEC East Division crowns certainly wasn't expected right out of the gate. Regardless, a target now sits squarely on the proverbial back of this team. This short YouTube video (courtesy of Pinkel) offers some insight into the daily happenings within...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri Tigers release depth chart for season opener

With less than a week before a contest versus in-state rival Southeast Missouri State, the Missouri Tigers released their week 1 depth chart. At first glance, there's a theme of younger players littered throughout the two-deep. The inexperienced defensive line features high-profile youngsters Terry Beckner, Jr. and Nate Howard. Drew Lock is ensconced as the second-string signal...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Knee injuries will sideline Leftwich, Browning for Mizzou opener

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri safety Cortland Browning and wide receiver Wesley Leftwich have knee injuries and will miss the opener. Coach Gary Pinkel said Monday that he anticipated both seniors would return soon, probably in a week or two. Pinkel also said freshman wide receiver Johnathan Johnson would miss the season with an ankle injury that required surgery. Leftwich, who had three...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Knee injuries will sideline Leftwich, Browning for Mizzou opener

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri safety Cortland Browning and wide receiver Wesley Leftwich have knee injuries and will miss the opener. Coach Gary Pinkel said Monday that he anticipated both seniors would return soon, probably in a week or two. Pinkel also said freshman wide receiver Johnathan Johnson would miss the season with an ankle injury that required surgery. Leftwich, who had three...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Leftwich, Brown out for Missouri opener with knee injuries

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Missouri safety Cortland Browning and wide receiver Wesley Leftwich have knee injuries and will miss the opener. Coach Gary Pinkel said Monday that he anticipated both players would return soon, probably in a week or two. Pinkel also said freshman wide receiver Johnathan Johnson would miss the season with an ankle injury that required surgery. Browning is a redshirt...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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