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Two picks were nice, but spotty pass defense is a concern for Mizzou

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- A pair of interceptions and a 38-18 win kept the Missouri secondary from failing its first test, but the Tigers didn't exactly ace it, either. Some growing pains were expected for a group that lost first-team All-SEC cornerback E.J. Gaines as well as senior defensive backs Matt White and Randy Ponder. White and Ponder combined for 117 tackles and three interceptions...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
3 hours 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...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

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

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...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri Tigers 2014 Betting Odds

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Via Next Impulse Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Women’s Soccer Storms Back to Beat Missouri

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (August 24, 2014) – The No.10 West Virginia University women’s soccer team stormed back to score 3 unanswered goals to earn its first win of the season against the Missouri Tigers 3-2, at the Penn State Invitational. Down two goals in the 47th minute, the Mountaineers upped their pressure, rattling off three goals and shutting down the Tigers’ chances. WVU...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri Tigers 2014 Betting Odds And Predictions

Missouri Tigers betting odds and predictions for 2014.
Via Gamedayr
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou defends its borders to land Kevin Puryear

After losing out on one of the top in-state prospects earlier in the week, when Jimmy Whitt of Hickman (MO) committed to Arkansas, the Missouri Tigers rebounded on Thursday as they started their 2015 recruiting efforts by landing Whitt’s AAU teammate, 6′-7″ forward Kevin Puryear of Blue Springs South (MO). According to, Puryear picked the Tigers over Nebraska ...
Via Hoopniks
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking down the Missouri Tigers

I wrote a piece on Missouri today for The Student Section. Here’s a sneak peak…. The Missouri Tigers would have been the talk of the SEC and possibly the nation last season if not for the miraculous turnaround of the Auburn Tigers. Missouri went from fifth place in the SEC East in its debut season, and just two conference wins, to winning the East and going 12-2. Was 2013 the...
Via College Football Zealots
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri: The wild card in the SEC East?

The Missouri Tigers would have been the talk of the SEC and possibly the nation last season if not for the miraculous turnaround of the Auburn Tigers. Missouri went from fifth place in the SEC East in its debut season, and just two conference wins, to winning the East and going 12-2. Was 2013 the perfect storm for success for Missouri? Can the Tigers sustain their success in 2014...
Via The Student Section
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri Tigers a Dancing Team With a Football Problem?

Last season the Missouri Tigers were one of the better teams in college football. With a good offense and a hard hitting defense they were able to establish themselves as a team to be reckoned with in the SEC--but will they be that kind of team this season? We'll find out soon, but there is one thing that we already know they can and will dominate.These boys can dance!@ChatMizzouOther...
Via FatManWriting
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Missouri Tight Ends Do The “Haka” Dance, Led By Redshirt Freshman Jason Reese

Missouri tight end Jason Reese is from Euless, Texas and Trinity High School, and apparently one of their traditions was doing the “Haka,” a war dance that comes from the Māori people of New Zealand, and is famously performed as a pregame ritual by New Zealand’s national rugby team. Reese taught the dance to his tight end group at Missouri today, and we really hope this...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Missouri's Maty Mauk the next star quarterback in the SEC?

If Missouri center Evan Boehm had any doubts about the definition of a “gamer” he learned it by watching quarterback Maty Mauk.On Oct....
Via Athlon Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri Tigers linemen twerk to 'Wiggle' during practice (VIDEO)

Here's something that might make you spit up your coffee: football players twerking during practice.The Missouri Tigers' offensive linemen broke it down to Jason Derulo and Snoop Dogg's hit "Wiggle." And some of the coaching staff got their Miley Cyrus moves down too.The rest of the team appeared to get a good laugh out of the shaking rear ends, but you might...
Via The Other Paper
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Missouri Re-Releases Gary Pinkel Commercial From 2001

Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel, who many believed was on the hot seat just a year or two ago, seems to be firmly entrenched as the Tigers head man – especially after winning the SEC East in just the team’s second season in the league. Thursday, the school re-released a commercial – titled “Wake Up The Echoes” – that aired back when Pinkel was first hired in 2001. Perhaps...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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