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Missouri Tigers Lose Wide Receiver For the Season Due to Failed Drug Test

It has not been a stellar off-season for the Missouri Tigers wide receivers. First the group lost it's best player in Dorial Green-Beckham, but now the unit may have some depth issues with the year long suspension that Levi Copeland has been hit with.@EyeOnCFBAccording to reports in the St. Louis Dispatch Copeland was suspended for the 2014-15 season due to a failed drug test...
Via FatManWriting
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou down another wideout after Copelin uses banned substance

Gary Pinkel's Tigers are down another wide receiver, as sophomore Levi Copelin has been suspended for the 2014 season by the NCAA after testing positive for a banned substance.  In a statement issued by the university, Copelin explained that he used a workout supplement that was bought legally, but failed to get it passed by the Mizzou staff.  "This supplement is legal...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou: Do Tigers need to offer more scholarships to higher caliber recruits?

During his time in Columbia, Gary Pinkel has had a plan in place when it comes to recruiting.  He picks and chooses his battles for the big names, the four and five star recruits, and then does an unbelievable job of scouting players who may be slightly undersized or too slow to receive such notoriety. Then, Pinkel develops them, and he develops them well, as Mizzou has had numerous...
Via STLSportsMinute
2 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 SEC PREVIEW: Can Missouri shock the SEC East AGAIN?

As we're in the swing of doing our SEC previews, we thought that as the SEC Conference 2013 winners were first up on The SEC Football Blog SEC Preview, then the 2013 SEC Conference runners-up (aka 'Winners of the SEC East) should be second on the list. Then we can go with 2013's also-rans.  So we start with Missouri. I can't wait to see Maty Mauk. I was really, really...
Via SEC Football Blog
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk had viral infection

Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk will enter fall camp a little lighter than expected. The redshirt sophomore, who is listed on Missouri's official website at 200 pounds, said he lost "8 or 9 pounds" about a week ago and had to undergo treatment with the team's trainers. Coach Gary Pinkel said Mauk had a viral infection but that it wasn't too serious. "Something...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Arkansas’ Bret Bielema Takes A Shot At Missouri’s Gary Pinkel For Pace Of Play Comment

There might be a new SEC rivalry beginning to form.  Earlier today, Gary Pinkel spoke before a room of reporters at SEC Media Days in Hoover, Ala. The Missouri coach was asked about the idea that up-tempo offenses can cause injuries. Pinkel responded, saying, “I think that’s fiction.”  This afternoon, Arkansas’ Bret Bielema, a vocal supporter of the fast-offenses-resulting...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Unproven Missouri still confident in SEC football

HOOVER, Ala. -- Missouri made a surprising run to the top of the Southeastern Conference's Eastern Division in just its second year in the league. Staying on top might be even more of a challenge. The Tigers lost a huge chunk of their team after finishing 12-2 last season, including 7-1 in the SEC. Only nine starters return, including just four on offense. But new starting quarterback...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Maty Football? Missouri's Mauk has confidence in stepping into starting role

HOOVER, Ala. -- The Mauks would often drive through the night from their home in northwest Ohio, after Mike had finished coaching Kenton High School's football team, to get to Columbia, Mo., or another campus in SEC land. Those journeys will get much shorter this fall. Mauk, who will soon be enshrined in the Ohio Football Coaches Hall of Fame, took over at Glendale High School...
Via Fox Sports South
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri QB Maty Mauk recovering from viral infection.

Maty Mauk. Via KOMU-TV. Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk is recovering from a recent viral infection. The redshirt sophomore's illness was announced by Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel during his SEC Media Days session.Mauk later discussed having the illness during his time in front of the media. "Something happened to me and I lost some weight," Mauk said on Wednesday...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri’s Gary Pinkel On Fast-Tempo Offenses Causing Injuries: ‘I Think It’s Fiction’

The three coaches speaking at SEC Media Days in Hoover, Ala. Wednesday are Missouri’s Gary Pinkel, LSU’s Les Miles and Arkansas’ Bret Bielema.  Two of those program leaders–Pinkel and Bielema–have very different opinions on the pace-of-play-causing-injuries subject. Pinkel had his turn at the podium this morning. Bielema will likely be asked for a counter response when...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri Head Coach Gary Pinkel: SEC Media Days

Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel was the first head coach to speak on the third day of SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL. One of his major subjects was departed WR Dorial Green-Beckham, who was dismissed from Columbia earlier this year and has instead moved onto Oklahoma. Pinkel revealed to local media that he spoke to OU coach Bob Stoops before D G-B went to Norman, and added: "He...
Via SEC Football Blog
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Pinkel adds former Tiger A.J. Ricker as offensive line coach

Former Mizzou center A.J. Ricker is back in black and gold after Gary Pinkel tabbed him as the Tigers' new offensive line coach on Monday. "We're really excited to have A.J. join our staff," said Pinkel in a press release issued by the school. "When we had this opportunity, we wanted to bring a young coach in who had experience, and A.J. fits that perfectly...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou's Boehm named to Rimington Trophy watch list

It's not a small watch list -- 66 players are on it -- but among them is Evan Boehm. Missouri's junior center was named to the watch list for the 2014 Rimington Trophy, which honors the nation's top center. Boehm started all 14 games at center last season, anchoring a Mizzou offensive line that helped produce a rushing game that averaged 237.9 yards per game, ranking...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Missouri receiver Green-Beckham enrolls at Oklahoma

Former Missouri wide receiver and the nation's No. 1 high school player, Dorial Green-Beckham, is now enrolled at Oklahoma. Green-Beckham caught 87 passes for 1,278 yards and 17 touchdowns in two seasons at Missouri, but he was dismissed from the team after last season for a domestic incident where he allegedly pushed a woman down a flight of stairs. "I appreciate this opportunity...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Many somewhat-proven players must step up for Mizzou defense this fall

Michael Sam is a Ram. So is E.J. Gaines. Kony Ealy? He's a Panther now. And Andrew Wilson is a Dolphin. Those four are among the defensive players from last year's SEC East championship team who will not be taking the field for Missouri when the Tigers host South Dakota State on Aug. 30. Mizzou returns just four defensive starters from last year's 12-2 squad: defensive...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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