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Mizzou locks up Gary Pinkel through 2021

The reward for winning consecutive SEC East titles and being named the 2014 SEC Coach of the Year sure is sweet, as Missouri and head coach Gary Pinkel have agreed to new contract terms, according to Missouri's official site.Pinkel's contract now runs until Dec. 31st of 2021 with an increased guaranteed salary of $4,020,000 annually. Already the school's all-time most winning coach...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Missouri Announces Gary Pinkel Extension

After manning the sidelines for the Missouri Tigers the past 14 years, head coach Gary Pinkel will be around for seven more. According to David Morrison of the Columbia Daily Tribune, the university has given Pinkel both a contract extension and a raise. MU announces it has extended Gary Pinkel's contract through 2021, at $4.02 million a year. Up from $3.2 million he was due. —...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Top Pass-Rushing Draft Prospect Shane Ray Does Not Need Foot Surgery

NFL.com’s Lance Zierlein sent shockwaves through the endless wall of pre-draft chatter currently underway in anticipation of next week’s event. In speaking with Houston’s SportsTalk 790 on Thursday he revealed (via Arif Hasan) that the turf toe injury that had been bothering top pass-rushing prospect Shane Ray is serious enough to require surgery, something that could put...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Ray will not need surgery for toe injury

Former Missouri Tigers standout Shane Ray is one of the best defenders available in the 2015 NFL Draft class. However, in recent days there has been some growing concern about his health. Ray suffered a toe injury that had some people reporting his draft stock could take a drastic hit. That doesn’t seem to be the case anymore, however, with news that he will be able to avoid surgery...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Missouri’s Shane Ray May Need Toe Surgery, Could Drop In Draft

Missouri edge-rusher Shane Ray has long been considered a lock to be drafted in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft, but according to a Thursday morning report by Lance Zierlein of Sports Talk 790, that might no longer be the case. Zierlein said Thursday that sources have told him that Ray might need toe […] Report: Missouri’s Shane Ray May Need Toe Surgery, Could Drop In...
Via Steelers Depot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Missouri Tigers receive SEC East Championship rings

The Missouri Tigers are wrapping up spring ball and preparing for the upcoming college football season, but not before they received a nice keepsake that will allow the team to remember last year’s successful season. Missouri finished the season with an 11-3 overall record. In SEC play, the Tigers finished with an impressive 7-1 record which was enough for Missouri to claim the...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Missouri Received Rings To Celebrate SEC East Championship, Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl Win

Many didn’t expect much from Missouri football when the school joined the SEC, but the Tigers have emerged as the class of the East division with back-to-back trips to the SEC Championship Game in 2013 and 2014. This past season, Missouri also beat Minnesota in the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl, and now the Tigers have received rings to celebrate all of their 2014-15 accomplishments...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Maty Mauk highlights Missouri's spring game

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Maty Mauk has worked on stepping up in the pocket and becoming more consistent with his footwork during the past five weeks of Missouri's spring practices. Mauk led the only touchdown drive on Saturday, an 8-play, 63-yarder, that ended the first half. He found J'Mon Moore on a fade route for a 3-yard score. Mauk, who is 14-4 as a starter, finished nine of 14 for...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri blocking Johnathan Williams III’s transfer to 25 schools

Johnathan Williams III is officially transferring from the Missouri Tigers program, following plenty of speculation. The university and Williams have confirmed he will be leaving the basketball team, along with Deuce Bello. Both players are former top 50 recruits. While Williams determines where he will continue his playing career, there are a number of options that he will never...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri Linebacker Shane Ray: 'I Have Full Faith and Confidence In What I Can Do at the Next Level'

You'd think, after being named SEC Defensive Player of the Year, your path to the NFL would be paved with gold. But like his former teammate Michael Sam, Missouri linebacker
Via Stack
26 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Florida's Devin Robinson Posterizes Missouri Forward Keanau Post With One-Handed Slam

The Florida Gators have not had the best of seasons this year, but with an overall record of 13-14 heading in to Tuesday night's game against the Missouri Tigers there was still plenty to play for. No team likes to end the season with a winning record and with some tough games coming up against Texas A&M and Kentucky they need to win now if they are going to have a chance of...
Via FatManWriting
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Through dedication, staff stability, Pinkel lands best recruiting class yet

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- When it comes to college football recruiting, it's tough to beat familiarity, consistency and a successful tradition. Hard work to develop all three of those areas paid off for Gary Pinkel and his staff at Missouri on arguably the most successful Signing Day of his 14-year tenure. Back-to-back SEC East titles and 23 wins in two seasons have made the Tigers a player...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Tigers put best foot forward to bring East St. Louis' Beckner to #DLineZou

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri's efforts to land one of the nation's top recruits and one of Gary Pinkel's best classes ever got another boost in the final weekend before Signing Day. Tiger fans made it clear they understand the potential value of Terry Beckner Jr., a 6-foot-4, almost 300-pound defensive tackle from East St. Louis. ESPN ranks him as the No. 2 overall player in the 2015...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Missouri QB Mauty Mauk Destroys Minnesota Defender on 18-Yard Touchdown Run

There is a good chance that Missouri Tigers quarterback Matty Mauk will be in a fight for his job next season. He didn't exactly light up the stat sheet this season, but that was okay because the Tigers defense was awesome. So maybe that thought was in the back of his mind during the Citrus Bowl and helped fuel his fire to play harder.Or maybe he just wanted to smack some sense in...
Via FatManWriting
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Missouri DL Harold Brantley Has First Fat Guy Play of the Day With Run on Fake Punt

Here at FatManWriting we like to recognize when the big men of the world do something that the large and in charge are not known for doing. So when the Missouri Tigers ran a fake punt deep in their own territory against Minnesota in the Citrus Bowl and gave the ball to 290 pound defensive lineman Harold Brantley--well, I knew it had to be recognized.Congratulations Harold. You have...
Via FatManWriting
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Citrus Bowl 2014: Missouri vs. Minnesota Preview

When: Jan. 1, 1pm ESTWhere: Orlando, FL; Florida Citrus BowlTV: ABCSpread: Missouri -5.5 (via VegasInsider.com)All-Time Series: Missouri leads 4-3-1Last Meeting: Missouri Win, 34-12 (1970) Gift Bag: $447 Best Buy gift card and shopping trip; watch; athletic performance shirt (courtesy sportsbusinessdaily.com) Statistical Breakdown: Offense: Defense: Preview: This has to be one...
Via Talking 10
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Can we take Missouri seriously after 2nd blowout SEC title game loss?

ATLANTA -- Imagine the agony Charlie Brown endured over the entirety of his kicking career. Every time he came close to making contact with the football, Lucy ruthlessly pulled it away. The Missouri fan base must be starting to get the gist. Instead of Lucy moving the football away from Charlie Brown's foot, however, the Missouri football team is losing conference championship games...
Via Fox Sports South
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Missouri Finally Gets in the End Zone Against Alabama on 4th Down Play

During the first half of the SEC Championship the Missouri Tigers had a little trouble getting some offense going against a tough Alabama defense. They had a little trouble stopping Blake Sims and company as well hence being down 21-3 when the second half started. So with that kind of deficit and the ball on the one going for it on fourth down was not a hard call to make.Good thing...
Via FatManWriting
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Missouri Clinches SEC East, Fans Rush The Field In Celebration

The Missouri Tigers, after mounting an impressive comeback against Arkansas Friday afternoon, are officially your 2014 SEC East champions. Mizzou’s win means that it, not Georgia, will be heading to Atlanta for the second consecutive year to play for a chance to win the SEC. The Tigers will get either Alabama or Mississippi State, depending on how things shake out tomorrow. After...
Via College Spun
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas Razorbacks vs. Missouri Tigers Game Preview and Prediction

Arkansas and Missouri are set to meet as SEC opponents for the first time on Friday, and there’s plenty at stake between these two border...
Via Athlon Sports
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Missouri Tigers vs. Tennessee Volunteers Game Preview and Prediction

The SEC is light on must-see games for Week 13, but the Missouri-Tennessee matchup in Knoxville has plenty of intrigue and importance in the overall...
Via Athlon Sports
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Missouri Wearing A New Glossy Black And Chrome Helmet Saturday vs. Florida

Missouri has a special uniform planned for its game against Florida Saturday night.  The Tigers will be wearing their standard road game white jerseys with black numbers and white pants, but they’re pairing those with a helmet that’s never been worn before. Gary Pinkel’s squad will be sporting a glossy black helmet with a chrome facemask and chrome Tiger decal.  Check it...
Via College Spun
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Missouri QB Maty Mauk Nearly Takes Out Steve Spurrier After Getting Shoved Out of Bounds

Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk has proven during his time on the field for the Tigers that he is a gamer. There is no end to the amount of fight he has, and he will do whatever it takes to win. If that means he has to take a hit while trying to get a first down he does it. If that means he has to stay late to study film--well, I have no idea if he does that.But what if it comes to...
Via FatManWriting
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Missouri Scores TD On 4th And 1 To Take The Lead At South Carolina, Holds On For Win

A week after getting upset at home by Indiana, the Missouri Tigers notched an upset victory of their own.  Gary Pinkel’s squad defeated South Carolina in Columbia Saturday evening, 21-20.  Missouri’s game-winning score came at the end of a nine play, 51-yard drive. The Tigers scored on a fourth-and-1 with 1:36 remaining when running back Russell Hansbrough bulldozed his way...
Via College Spun
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: ESPN Accidentally Showed 2 Signs With Michael Sam Gay Jokes On College GameDay

With ESPN’s College GameDay heading to Columbia to cover the SEC East matchup between Missouri and South Carolina, there was the potential, like usual, for some very inappropriate signs. Michael Sam, who announced to the world this past February that he is gay, used to play for the Tigers. South Carolina’s team name is the Gamecocks – you can do the math. Apparently some people...
Via College Spun
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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