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Citrus Bowl breakdown: No. 16 Missouri vs. Minnesota

Citrus Bowl: Missouri vs. Minnesota Orlando, Fla., Jan. 1, 1 p.m. KEY MATCHUP For those looking for the general makeup of this matchup, it's a meeting of the 96th-ranked passing offense versus the 124th-ranked passing offense. That's a good place to start here. Both teams rely on clock control and defensive efficiency to win ballgames to win games, and it paid off for the better...
Via Fox Sports South
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Missouri State coach announces assistants

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) New Missouri State coach Dave Steckel has hired four assistant coaches, including offensive coordinator Mario Verduzco and defensive coordinator Marcus Yokeley. Steckel was hired Sunday to his first head coaching job after 14 years under Missouri's Gary Pinkel. He also added former Missouri player Kenji Jackson (safeties) and Chris Morton (defensive line),...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri State hires Missouri defensive coordinator Dave Steckel

  Missouri State has hired Missouri defensive coordinator Dave Steckel as its head coach. The 57-year-old Steckel is a long-time aide of Gary Pinkel and replaces Terry Allen, who was 37-64 in nine seasons and 4-8 last season. The school announced last month that it would not renew Allen's contract, set to expire at the end of January. Missouri led the SEC in total defense in conference...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou defensive coordinator Dave Steckel named head coach at Missouri State

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri State has hired Missouri defensive coordinator Dave Steckel as its head coach. The 57-year-old Steckel is a long-time aide of Gary Pinkel and replaces Terry Allen, who was 37-64 in nine seasons and 4-8 last season. The school announced last month that it would not renew Allen's contract, set to expire at the end of January. Steckel was on the sideline...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou defensive coordinator Dave Steckel named head coach at Missouri State

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri State has hired Missouri defensive coordinator Dave Steckel as its head coach. The 57-year-old Steckel is a long-time aide of Gary Pinkel and replaces Terry Allen, who was 37-64 in nine seasons and 4-8 last season. The school announced last month that it would not renew Allen's contract, set to expire at the end of January. Steckel was on the sideline...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou defensive coordinator Dave Steckel named head coach at Missouri State

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri State has hired Missouri defensive coordinator Dave Steckel as its head coach. The 57-year-old Steckel is a long-time aide of Gary Pinkel and replaces Terry Allen, who was 37-64 in nine seasons and 4-8 last season. The school announced last month that it would not renew Allen's contract, set to expire at the end of January. Steckel was on the sideline...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri State hires Missouri coordinator Steckel

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Missouri State has hired Missouri defensive coordinator Dave Steckel as its head coach. The 57-year-old Steckel is a long-time aide of Gary Pinkel and replaces Terry Allen, who was 37-64 in nine seasons and 4-8 last season. The school announced last month that it would not renew Allen's contract, set to expire at the end of January. Steckel was on the sideline...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Who is OUR SEC Coach Of The Year For 2014?

After SEC coaches gave the SEC Coach of The Year award to Missouri's Gary Pinkel, we decided that it was high time to rank the SEC coaches in terms of their job for this year. In advance: Will Muschamp didn't win. 1) Dan Mullen (Mississippi State) We thought he was joking when he said Mississippi State would compete for a SEC title this year. Well, it did. And a play-off berth. And...
Via SEC Football Blog
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Citrus Bowl opponent Missouri does a lot of things well

MINNEAPOLIS -- When the Gophers found out they'd be playing Missouri in the Citrus Bowl on Jan. 1, Minnesota's players admittedly didn't know much about the Tigers. Some watched Mizzou lose to Alabama in the SEC title game this past Saturday, but that was about all they had seen from this year's Tigers team. So what should Minnesota know about Missouri? For starters, the two programs...
Via Fox Sports North
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bowl Season: 10 Teams That Received A Favorable Bowl Placement

Bowl games — as finished products — are the creations of a jumble of factors: politics, rules, television considerations, ticket sales, hotel reservations, and more. Some teams receive the kinds of placements that check all the boxes, while others get shut out. Which teams received the best bowl assignments in terms of either travel, opponent, or prestige? Here’s a list: *...
Via The Student Section
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri's line play doesn't hold up in SEC title game loss to Alabama

Missouri coach Gary Pinkel spent much of the past week calling the SEC a "line of scrimmage league" in which the strength of the big men up front are paramount. No. 1 Alabama proved him right in the worst possible way over the course of a 42-13 blowout in Saturday's SEC championship game. The Crimson Tide wore down the resilient Tigers and scored the game's final 21 points to send...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri's line play doesn't hold up in SEC title game loss to Alabama

Missouri coach Gary Pinkel spent much of the past week calling the SEC a "line of scrimmage league" in which the strength of the big men up front are paramount. No. 1 Alabama proved him right in the worst possible way over the course of a 42-13 blowout in Saturday's SEC championship game. The Crimson Tide wore down the resilient Tigers and scored the game's final 21 points to send...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Auburn OL Reese Dismukes Tweets That He’s Cheering For Alabama In The SEC Championship Game

Auburn offensive lineman Reese Dismukes doesn’t want the SEC Championship leaving the state of Alabama. Right before the start of today’s game between the Crimson Tide and Missouri, Auburn’s senior center and captain tweeted out that he wants Alabama to take down Gary Pinkel’s squad in the conference title game. Let’s keep this thing in the state today. #wde #rtr — Reese...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

College teammates Nick Saban, Gary Pinkel fight for the SEC's biggest prize

The SEC championship game between Alabama and Missouri is the first time former college teammates, Nick Saban and Gary Pinkel, have coached against each other in the Georgia Dome.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
15 days ago

Gary Pinkel overlooked as one of college football's best coaches

ATLANTA -- Over the last two seasons, Alabama has a 14-2 record in the Southeastern Conference and one trip to the title game. The Missouri Tigers share the same 14-2 conference record, but have made back-to-back appearances in the SEC Championship Game. Yet the Crimson Tide are lauded as the power of the conference, while the Tigers are seen as a team that barely escaped a much...
Via Fox Sports South
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Gary Pinkel overlooked as one of college football's best coaches

ATLANTA -- Over the last two seasons, Alabama has a 14-2 record in the Southeastern Conference and one trip to the title game. The Missouri Tigers share the same 14-2 conference record, but have made back-to-back appearances in the SEC Championship Game. Yet the Crimson Tide are lauded as the power of the conference, while the Tigers are seen as a team that barely escaped a much...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Gary Pinkel overlooked as one of college football's best coaches

ATLANTA -- Over the last two seasons, Alabama has a 14-2 record in the Southeastern Conference and one trip to the title game. The Missouri Tigers share the same 14-2 conference record, but have made back-to-back appearances in the SEC Championship Game. Yet the Crimson Tide are lauded as the power of the conference, while the Tigers are seen as a team that barely escaped a much...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Gary Pinkel Believes Nick Saban Is ‘Underrated’ And ‘Taken For Granted’

Almost any college football fan, even the most fervent Auburn supporter, would admit that Nick Saban is probably the best coach in the sport. Despite that, one of Saban’s SEC counterparts still believes that he is somehow underrated. Missouri’s Gary Pinkel doesn’t believe that the Alabama head coach gets enough credit. Pinkel says Nick Saban is underrated: “You’d be surprised...
Via College Spun
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri Repeats as SEC East Champion and Affirms The idiocy of “conference strength” blather

Follow TSS on Twitter @TheStudentSect Author @TheCoachBart College football has given us a lot over our lives, the latest of which over the last 15 years has been the ever ridiculous “conference strength” argument, which has replaced the “best home run hitter, NBA player, quarterback, etc. of all time across eras” as the most ridiculously prevalent and impossible-to-answer...
Via The Student Section
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou's first SEC game vs. Arkansas is about more than a rivalry

An official beginning to a new "Battle Line Rivalry" with Arkansas marks Missouri's latest efforts to try to fit into the SEC. The two states have a lot in common, including former Tigers and current Razorbacks basketball coach Mike Anderson, as well as a once-disputed border. But for coach Gary Pinkel and Mizzou, setting the tone for a contrived rivalry shouldn't be much of a priority...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou's first SEC game vs. Arkansas is about more than a rivalry

An official beginning to a new "Battle Line Rivalry" with Arkansas marks Missouri's latest efforts to try to fit into the SEC. The two states have a lot in common, including former Tigers and current Razorbacks basketball coach Mike Anderson, as well as a once-disputed border. But for coach Gary Pinkel and Mizzou, setting the tone for a contrived rivalry shouldn't be much of a priority...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
24 days ago  |  Discuss

As Mizzou is finding out, scheduling is an art in rugged SEC

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Tigers are still dealing with some scheduling questions from their move to the SEC, but for the second straight year, things appear to have worked out in their favor. Second-place Georgia finished its conference slate with an upset win over Auburn last week, so Mizzou will be in complete control of its own SEC East destiny heading into games this Saturday at...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
29 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pinkel has funny reacton to learning Georgia lost

The SEC reigns supreme in the world of college football, particularly the western division—which was home to five of the six ranked teams from the conference in the inaugural college football playoff rankings. In fact, four of the top six teams in the nation (Mississippi State, Auburn, Ole Miss and Alabama) placed in the top six, with LSU rounding out the conference in the No...
Via Gridiron Grit
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Mizzou coach Gary Pinkel laughing at Georgia's expense is sure to make you laugh

As long as you aren’t a Bulldogs fan, this piece of heaven is sure to brighten up your college football Saturday. In this snippet from Missouri coach Gary Pinkel’s postgame interview, a reporter notifies Pinkel that unranked Florida had done the Tigers a huge favor in the SEC East race by beating 11th-ranked Georgia -- you know, the team that smoked the Tigers 34-0 in Week 7...
Via Fox Sports
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Mizzou Coach Laughs After Hearing Florida Beat Georgia (Video)

  The Gators shocked college football with a huge upset on Saturday over the Bulldogs. Mizzou Tigers coach Gary Pinkel found that to be pretty funny. [h/t SB Nation]
Via BlackSportsOnline
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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