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Mizzou RB Morgan Steward forced to retire

Back in November of 2014, Morgan Steward sustained a hip injury during the early portion of Missouri’s summer camp. Steward at the time Steward said of his injury, “[m]y hip joint popped out of place, tore things around, pulled off some of the bone.” He was out until camp the following year, and managed to play the first three games of 2015 before he was shut down for the...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri suspends two players following drug paraphernalia charges

The entire Missouri athletics program seems to have a problem with their players and drugs. In January, the football team dismissed quarterback Maty Mauk after a video of him snorting a substance surfaced. Now, the basketball program has a problem on their hands. According to College Basketball Talk, the Tigers have suspended Jakeenan Gant and Russell Woods after their arrest for...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Signing Day: Mizzou adds two running backs in Odom's first recruiting class

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- New Missouri coach Barry Odom addressed two areas of need with his first recruiting class, adding a pair of highly touted running backs from East St. Louis, Illinois, High School, and two experienced wide receivers. Missouri's offense was among the worst in the nation last year, averaging 13.6 points, and scored in single digits five of the last seven games. One...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri's Odom adds 2 RBs in first recruiting class

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) New Missouri coach Barry Odom addressed two areas of need with his first recruiting class, added a pair of highly touted running backs from East St. Louis, Illinois, High School, and two experienced wide receivers. Missouri's offense was among the worst in the nation last year, averaging 13.6 points, and scored in single digits five of the last seven games....
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Alabama WR Chris Black headed to Mizzou

Former Alabama wide receiver Chris Black will transfer to Missouri, according to a post on his Twitter. "The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord: and he delighteth in his way." Proud to be a tiger #Mizzou #UNO pic.twitter.com/R6jHBBOF2B — Chris Black (@cb1_Mizzou) February 1, 2016 A former four-star recruit from Jacksonville, Black will be immediately eligible to play...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri QB Maty Mauk dismissed for team rules violation, not recent video

Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk has been dismissed from the team for an undisclosed violation of team rules, which is apparently unrelated to the video that leaked of him snorting a white powder on Monday. “I met with Maty Mauk this morning and informed him of my decision to permanently dismiss him from the football program,” new Mizzou head coach Barry Odom said in a statement...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Enough's enough: Mizzou sends Maty Mauk packing

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri dismissed quarterback Maty Mauk from the football program Thursday after a series of missteps that included three suspensions over the past four months.New coach Barry Odom said he met with Mauk in December and gave him a fresh start. But Missouri suspended Mauk again this week after a brief video was posted to Twitter. It shows a person appearing to snort...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Maty Mauk issues handwritten public statement

Two days after being dismissed from Missouri’s football program, Maty Mauk has issued a handwritten statement. The statement was issued via his Instagram account, which is private. However, Ashley Zavala of KRCG 13 shared the statement on Thursday: Maty Mauk puts out a handwritten statement pic.twitter.com/bUMZWwzHtp — Ashley Zavala (@ZavalaA) January 28, 2016 The one thing...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Maty Mauk posts handwritten note about Missouri dismissal

Maty Mauk was dismissed from the Missouri football program earlier today.  The dismissal comes a couple days after a video surfaced of a man believed to be Mauk snorting a wide powdery substance. The Tigers’ administration says Mauk’s dismissal is not a result of the video (“we believe it is from a long time ago,” they say) but rather his “failure to live up to expectations...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Maty Mauk kicked off Missouri football team, but not for video

Missouri football coach Barry Odom announced on Thursday that quarterback Maty Mauk has been dismissed from the program. However, Mauk’s dismissal supposedly has nothing to do with a video that recently surfaced on social media that appeared to show him snorting cocaine. Odom said that Mauk has been kicked off the team for “violating team rules.” “I met with Maty Mauk this...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri Has Dismissed QB Maty Mauk From The Program

Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk, who was suspended during the season and came under more fire this week when video of him using drugs surfaced on the internet, has been dismissed from the program permanently. Mizzou head coach Barry Odom announced the news in a statement to the media, declaring that the video was not the impetus behind Mauk’s dismissal.  Missouri has dismissed...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Maty Mauk cocaine video could be two years old?

Missouri suspended Maty Mauk from the football program indefinitely this week as they investigate a video that appears to show the Tigers quarterback snorting cocaine, but there’s a possibility the school could find that the video is fairly old. An anonymous Mizzou teammate told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Tuesday that the video of Mauk was taken two years ago and that the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri WR Drops Long Note Regarding Maty Mauk Video

Monday night, a video supposedly showing Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk snorting some kind of substance went viral on Twitter, prompting the school to immediately suspend him. But according to his teammates, the video is two years old. One anonymous teammate - according to Dave Matter – first made the claim. Now, another – wide receiver Keyon Dilosa – is backing up the story...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri suspends QB Maty Mauk indefinitely after alleged cocaine snorting video surfaces

Missouri has suspended quarterback Maty Mauk from the football program indefinitely as they investigate a video that allegedly shows the Tigers QB snorting cocaine. The video below was circulated on social media, and it shows a man snorting a white powder substance off a table: Matty Mauk missing the line, just like he misses his receivers. #Mizzou #Rocktober #MattyIce @TMAFanpage...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri suffers very tough Monday on recruiting trail

The world of recruiting is a truly wicked dichotomy. On one hand, the feelings one may have over a commitment is that is sheer and utter jubilation. Dually, losing a pledge feels akin to a proverbial kick to the stomach.On Monday, Barry Odom and the Missouri Tigers suffered that kick to the gut with the decommitment of offensive lineman Royce Newman. A Scout.com 4-star prospect...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Banned Missouri booster says he meant no harm in benefits scandal

It looks like one man who was nearly responsible for some big NCAA violations for the Missouri Tigers has stepped forward. He said that he was in no way trying to violate any rules when he gave three former players and a recruit illegal benefits in 2013 and 2014. According to the Columbia Tribune, Christopher Mark Tuley admitted to being the person accused of these violations. Tuley...
Via Campus Sports Net
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri Basketball Hit With ‘Major Violations’ From NCAA, Will Not Play In 2016 Postseason Tournaments

If you are a fan of the Missouri Tigers basketball team, your season is going to end a lot sooner than planned after the school announced it will not play in the SEC Tournament or any other postseason tournaments. This comes after the NCAA found major violations stemming from the time of former head coach Frank Haith: BREAKING: Details to come, but major NCAA violations found in...
Via Gamedayr
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Missouri basketball to vacate 2013-14 season

The Missouri basketball team was under investigation by the NCAA, which has found the program committed “major violations,” according to Jeff Rosen of the Kansas City Star. As a penalty, the school will vacate the entire 2013-14 season. BREAKING: Details to come, but major NCAA violations found in #Mizzou basketball program. Entire 2013-14 season to be vacated. — Jeff...
Via Sportsnaut
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Missouri QB Maty Mauk reinstated by program

The saga of Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk continues.  Just over a month after being suspended for the remainder of the season, after being reinstated from a previous suspension, the junior has once again been reinstated at Missouri, according to Columbia Daily Tribune’s David Morrison.  Mike Mauk adds that his son Maty has been reinstated to the Tigers. — David Morrison...
Via College Spun
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Missouri Tigers name Josh Heupel offensive coordinator

The University of Missouri football team has named Josh Heupel as its new offensive coordinator. Heupel, who spent this past season as offensive coordinator of Utah State, is best remembered as the All-American quarterback who led the Oklahoma Sooners to a national championship in 2000. Heupel also finished second place in the Heisman voting that season. Heupel was also Oklahoma...
Via Yardbarker
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Missouri state reps withdraw proposed student-athlete bill

Following widespread criticism, Missouri state legislators withdrew a proposed bill that would revoke student-athletes' scholarships if they boycott games, USA Today reported.Backers withdrew the proposal Wednesday morning, not even a week after representative Rick Brattin and Kurt Bahr introduced the drafted legislation. In an interview on Tuesday, Brattin gave no indication that...
Via Yardbarker
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Missouri won’t accept bowl bid at 5-7, despite qualifying score

Not too long ago, one of the most extraordinary weeks in the history of the University of Missouri football program unfolded before the eyes of a nation. From Saturday, Nov. 7 through Saturday, Nov. 14, the Tigers endured (and to some degree created) a level of upheaval unmatched by any other program this season… and in recent college football memory. On Nov. 7, some Mizzou football...
Via The Student Section
November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gary Pinkel dances after win over BYU

Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel announced Friday that he would stepping down at the end of this season due to health reasons. Whether it’s been his team’s up-and-down season, the unrest on campus, or his personal battle with lymphoma, Pinkel has faced more than his fair share of adversity this fall.  So perhaps that’s why the scene following Missouri’s 20-16 win over BYU...
Via College Spun
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Gary Pinkel’s tenure at Missouri was simply 'Devine'

The word “extraordinary” can be used casually, to the point that the word loses its heft and its force. The past week for Missouri football was truly extraordinary … and it’s not even over. A chaotic and bewildering week ends for Missouri with the Tigers’ game against BYU on Saturday night in Arrowhead Stadium. The dramatic events surrounding a program and a college...
Via The Student Section
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Pinkel to resign as Missouri head coach after lymphoma diagnosis

Gary Pinkel will step down as Missouri football coach at the end of the year due to health reasons. Pinkel was diagnosed with lymphoma in May and has coached the entire season with the diagnosis. “I made the decision in May, after visiting with my family, that I wanted to keep coaching, as long as I felt good and had the energy I needed,” Pinkel said in a statement released...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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