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MISSOURI RUMORS & GOSSIP

Missouri names Odom defensive coordinator

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri has hired former player and assistant coach Barry Odom as defensive coordinator to replace Dave Steckel, hired as head coach at Missouri State earlier this month. The 38-year-old Odom was defensive coordinator and safeties coach at Memphis the previous three seasons. He'll also coach linebackers at Missouri and will join the team after Steckel coaches in...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gopher problem: Mizzou's reputation on the line in Citrus Bowl

Columbia, Mo. -- If the SEC championship offered Missouri a huge chance to gain respect, the Citrus Bowl threatens to do just the opposite. A 42-13 loss to No. 1 Alabama did little to silence the doubters who say the Tigers benefitted from a fortunate schedule to rise to the top of a weak SEC East for the second straight year. Now the tables have turned, and Mizzou heads to Orlando...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
2 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri DB Must Be Trash Talking A Different Amari Cooper

Missouri defensive back Aarion Penton must be trash talking a different Amari Cooper, because this doesn't make sense.
Via Gamedayr
17 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mizzou's Shane Ray ejected for targeting in SEC title game

In the second quarter of the SEC Championship Game, Missouri's Shane Ray delivered a vicious hit on Alabama quarterback Blake Sims. A targeting penalty was called on Ray and confirmed after a review, which means Ray was ejected from the game. Ray is Missouri's best player on defense, ranking sixth in the nation in sacks (12) and third in tackles for loss (20.5). Here's a slow-motion...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

JUCO transfer Golden big success story at Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- While taking the long way to Missouri, Markus Golden never lost sight of the goal. Going the junior college route gives the standout senior defensive end so much more appreciation for the opportunity presented by the SEC championship game Saturday against top-ranked Alabama. "Just to look back and know what was going on when I was in JUCO and thinking it was so long...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
20 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  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
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers extend improbable road win streak behind another impressive defensive performance

Shane Ray and Mizzou's dominant defensive line figured to have a big day against the SEC's worst offensive line when it comes to protecting the quarterback. The Tigers' front four didn't disappoint, leading the defense to eight sacks and 13 total tackles for loss. They carried Mizzou to another impressive defensive performance in a 29-21 win at Tennessee likely to give Vols quarterback...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
November 23, 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

Missouri Tigers at Texas A&M Aggies: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday two SEC foes seeking to be in the top-25 will take place when the Missouri Tigers travel to play the Texas A&M Aggies. Fresh off a win against Auburn, No. 24 Texas A&M (7-3) will try to climb above .500 in conference play when they play against unranked Missouri (7-2). Coverage of this game will take place on the SEC Network and WatchESPN beginning at 7:30 pm...
Via Tireball.com
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Vine: Missouri Coach Gary Pinkel Can’t Help But Laugh When Learning That Florida Beat Georgia

How unlikely was Florida’s 38-20 win over Georgia in Jacksonville today? The Gators entered the game as 12-point underdogs after opening at +10 earlier in the week. An even better illustration of how big an upset this was is the reaction from Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel when he learns about the result after his Tigers knocked off Kentucky, 20-10. Florida fans probably won’t...
Via College Spun
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Local news station accidentally lists Florida’s head coach as Jeff Driskel; hilarity ensues

After having the Missouri Tigers thrash the Gators at home 42 to 13, things really aren’t going well for Jeff Driskel and Florida Gator football team. The Florida Gator faithful are calling for a new starting quarterback other than Jeff Driskel and a new head coach. Treon Harris seemed to be the overall favorite but… Read More »
Via Throw The Flag
October 22, 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

Missouri Tigers Quarterback Matty Mauk Isn't Half Bad

When Missouri fans took a look at the depth chart after all the graduates and early entries in to the draft were taken off it had to be a little sobering for some. They had a lot of guys that needed too be replaced, and to stay competitive in te SEC they were certainly going to need to.The jury is still out on some of the positions, but it is probably safe to say they are going to...
Via FatManWriting
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Gary Pinkel thinks about Kansas too much

Gary Pinkel’s Missouri Tigers took down Toledo this past Saturday. During the game, Toledo lost their quarterback to a season-ending ACL tear. When asked about the injury on Monday, Pinkel confirmed what we already know: he thinks about Kansas too much. Pinkel on Toledo losing QB for season with knee injury: "I don't wish that on any team – even Kansas." — Dave...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Gary Pinkel Takes A Jab At Kansas While Discussing Injured Toledo Quarterback

Toledo suffered a major setback during its home loss to Missouri, as quarterback Phillip Ely went down with a season-ending ACL tear in the third quarter of Saturday’s game. Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel spoke about the injury, and even during a tough subject, he took a little jab at the Tigers’ rival Kansas. Pinkel on Toledo losing QB for season with knee injury: “I don’t...
Via College Spun
September 08, 2014  |  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...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
August 24, 2014  |  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
August 21, 2014  |  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
August 21, 2014  |  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
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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