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Missouri coach, AD believe they followed protocol for Washington

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri coach Gary Pinkel and athletic director Mike Alden say they followed what they believed to be the school's protocol when former running back Derrick Washington was accused of rape in 2008. Pinkel said Friday at a news conference that he learned of the allegation in October 2008 but did not take action because no charges were filed. Alden said he was...
Via AP on Fox
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alden, Pinkel say protocol followed for Washington

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri coach Gary Pinkel and athletic director Mike Alden say they followed what they believed to be the school's protocol when former running back Derrick Washington was accused of rape in 2008. Pinkel said Friday at a news conference that he learned of the allegation in October 2008 but did not take action because no charges were filed. "I can't...
Via AP on Fox
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pinkel, Alden say protocol followed for Washington

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Missouri coach Gary Pinkel and athletic director Mike Alden say they followed protocol when former running back Derrick Washington was accused of rape in 2008. Pinkel said Friday at a news conference that he learned of the allegation in October 2008 but did not take action because no charges were filed. Alden said he was not aware then of reporting requirements...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours 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 KansasCity.com, Puryear picked the Tigers over Nebraska ...
Via Hoopniks
16 hours 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
1 day 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 Bloguin Best
1 day 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
2 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
3 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
8 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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Missouri Tigers 'Jump On It' With a Little Line Dancing at Practice

For some positions the ability to really moves one's hips can be imperative to success on the field. Coaches at those positions probably go through drills all the time to work on that with their players, but chance are they do not do it like the Missouri Tigers did in practice Friday.But hey--part of winning is knowing how to celebrate, right?[MizzouFootball]   Loading...
Via FatManWriting
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Missouri’s Evan Boehm Unsuspectingly Nailed In The Crotch With A Football

Missouri junior offensive lineman Evan Boehm is not used to catching the ball behind center – he’s usually on the line, ready to block for the players behind him. Never was that more apparent than after watching him get hit in the crotch on a snap during Tigers practice. Check out this hilarious Vine, which was posted (we believe) by his brother, Tyler. For whatever reason...
Via College Spun
14 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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Missouri teammate believes that Michael Sam ‘is not the same’ anymore

Former Missouri teammate, now Pittsburgh Steeler TE Eric Waters spoke about Michael Sam with The Pittsburgh Tribune. Waters, an undrafted free agent watched Michael Sam’s progression from the moment he informed the Missouri Tigers family that he was gay to formally announcing to the world of his sexual orientation before the NFL Draft.  Sam became the first openly gay player in...
Via NCAA Football Zone
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri football is back in Show-Me mode again

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Just like last season, Missouri begins fall workouts way under the radar. The Tigers are coming off a 12-win season and SEC Eastern division title, but must replace numerous key players including NFL draft picks Kony Ealy, Justin Britt, E.J. Gaines and Michael Sam. James Franklin, a three-year starter at quarterback, and running back Henry Josey are among nine players...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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