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Missouri AD Mike Alden grateful, regretful in stepping down

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- At times overcome by rare displays of emotion, Missouri athletic director Mike Alden said Friday he has reached "the perfect time" to step down after 17 years. Speaking to students, staff and fans on campus, the 56-year-old Alden said he's thought about resigning for years and made the decision after consulting his family and faith. He issued an open letter through...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Missouri AD Mike Alden grateful, regretful in stepping down

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- At times overcome by rare displays of emotion, Missouri athletic director Mike Alden said Friday he has reached "the perfect time" to step down after 17 years. Speaking to students, staff and fans on campus, the 56-year-old Alden said he's thought about resigning for years and made the decision after consulting his family and faith. He issued an open letter through...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Missouri athletic director Alden to step down after 17 years

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri athletic director Mike Alden is stepping down after a 17-year tenure marked by several high-profile coaching hires and the school's move from the Big 12 Conference to the SEC. Alden plans to leave in August but will remain at Mizzou as an instructor in its education school and an administrator in a new global service-learning program. The school announced...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou AD Mike Alden to step down after 17 years

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri athletic director Mike Alden is stepping down after a 17-year tenure marked by several high-profile coaching hires and the school's move from the Big 12 Conference to the SEC. Alden plans to leave in August but will remain at Mizzou as an instructor in its education school and an administrator in a new global service-learning program. The school announced...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou AD Mike Alden to step down after 17 years

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri athletic director Mike Alden is stepping down after a 17-year tenure marked by several high-profile coaching hires and the school's move from the Big 12 Conference to the SEC. Alden plans to leave in August but will remain at Mizzou as an instructor in its education school and an administrator in a new global service-learning program. The school announced...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou AD Mike Alden to step down after 17 years

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri athletic director Mike Alden is stepping down after a 17-year tenure marked by several high-profile coaching hires and the school's move from the Big 12 Conference to the SEC. Alden plans to leave in August but will remain at Mizzou as an instructor in its education school and an administrator in a new global service-learning program. The school announced...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou AD Mike Alden to step down after 17 years

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri athletic director Mike Alden is stepping down after a 17-year tenure marked by several high-profile coaching hires and the school's move from the Big 12 Conference to the SEC. Alden plans to leave in August but will remain at Mizzou as an instructor in its education school and an administrator in a new global service-learning program. The school announced...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri AD Mike Alden to step down after 17 years

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Missouri athletic director Mike Alden is stepping down after a 17-year tenure marked by several high-profile coaching hires and the school's move from the Big 12 Conference to the SEC. Alden plans to leave in August but will remain at Mizzou as an instructor in its education school and an administrator in a new global service-learning program. The school announced...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou's Markus Golden making strong impression at Senior Bowl

Former Missouri defensive end Markus Golden tends to stand out wherever he goes, and Senior Bowl practices have been no different. The impression Golden continues to make on NFL scouts and draft experts goes well beyond his long-flowing locks and commanding voice, which only reinforces his passion for football. Media reports said Golden left his mark in practice against some of the...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou's Markus Golden making strong impression at Senior Bowl

Former Missouri defensive end Markus Golden tends to stand out wherever he goes, and Senior Bowl practices have been no different. The impression Golden continues to make on NFL scouts and draft experts goes well beyond his long-flowing locks and commanding voice, which only reinforces his passion for football. Media reports said Golden left his mark in practice against some of the...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou's Markus Golden making strong impression at Senior Bowl

Former Missouri defensive end Markus Golden tends to stand out wherever he goes, and Senior Bowl practices have been no different. The impression Golden continues to make on NFL scouts and draft experts goes well beyond his long-flowing locks and commanding voice, which only reinforces his passion for football. Media reports said Golden left his mark in practice against some of the...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
8 days ago  |  Discuss

As expected, Shane Ray to leave Mizzou early for NFL Draft

Missouri's single-season sack leader officially said goodbye Wednesday afternoon in Columbia. The news won't surprise anyone who was paying attention before Shane Ray declared his intentions for the NFL Draft in front of reporters at a press conference in the Mizzou Athletics Training Complex. A dominant junior season featuring an SEC-best 14 1/2 sacks left the All-American defensive...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
24 days ago  |  Discuss

NCAA FB News: Missouri Beats Minnesota to Win the Citrus Bowl

The Missouri Tigers defeated the Minnesota Gophers by a score of 33-17 to win the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl. Missouri finished the year 11-3 while the Gophers finished 8-5 with the loss. The game was hotly contested until the middle of the fourth quarter when Missouri capitalized on big plays and costly turnovers to break the game open. resulting in a two-score spread. The Gophers...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Tigers run to Citrus Bowl victory behind Murphy, Hansbrough

The continued progression of Missouri's running game reached its peak at just the right time. Russell Hansbrough and Marcus Murphy carried the Tigers to a 33-17 Citrus Bowl win over Minnesota with more than 100 yards each, highlighted by Hansbrough's 78-yard touchdown run. Quarterback Maty Mauk added 38 rushing yards of his own, including an 18-yard touchdown to beat the Golden Gophers...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota overpowered by Missouri in Citrus Bowl

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Marcus Murphy ran for 159 yards, Russell Hansbrough added 114 yards and a touchdown and No. 16 Missouri beat Minnesota 33-17 on Thursday in the Citrus Bowl. Missouri (11-3) won its third straight bowl game to reach 11 victories for the fourth time in school history. Minnesota (8-5) trailed 19-17 entering the fourth quarter, but Missouri pulled away on Hansbrough...
Via Fox Sports North
January 01, 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

2015 NFL Draft: Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl Scouting Preview- Missouri vs Minnesota

As New Year’s Day approaches, so do the best football matchups of the season. The Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl promises an intriguing matchup between the Missouri Tigers from the SEC and the Big Ten’s own Minnesota Gophers. The Tigers enter the game with an impressive 10-3 record, and Minnesota also had a good season at 8-4. Not only should the game be entertaining, but there...
Via Optimum Scouting
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

5 things to watch: Gophers vs. Tigers in Citrus Bowl

For the first time in more than five decades, the Gophers football team is playing in a January bowl game. Minnesota is preparing to face Missouri in the Citrus Bowl in Orlando on Jan. 1, the school's first New Year's Day bowl game since the 1962 Rose Bowl. The Gophers' final opponent of the season is a Tigers team that played in the Southeast Conference championship and finished...
Via Fox Sports North
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Mizzou looking to win at least 11 games in back-to-back seasons for first time ever

Having surpassed expectations again, Missouri will try for an unprecedented feat in program history in the Citrus Bowl. The 16th-ranked Tigers will face a Minnesota team that's trying for a rare nine-win season in its first New Year's Day game in 53 years. After losing 13 starters, Missouri was picked to finish fourth in the SEC East and not expected to return to the conference title...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Mizzou looking to win at least 11 games in back-to-back seasons for first time ever

Having surpassed expectations again, Missouri will try for an unprecedented feat in program history in the Citrus Bowl. The 16th-ranked Tigers will face a Minnesota team that's trying for a rare nine-win season in its first New Year's Day game in 53 years. After losing 13 starters, Missouri was picked to finish fourth in the SEC East and not expected to return to the conference title...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 29, 2014  |  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 Midwest
December 22, 2014  |  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

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
December 14, 2014  |  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
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Could Penn State wear pink and black?

Here is a photoshopped picture of what the uniforms could resemble (photo via Onward State) Penn State possesses some of the most iconic uniforms in all of college football. The blue and white jerseys and pants, the white helmets with the blue stripe down the center and the black shoes are among the most recognizable in the sport because of their simplicity. However, after Penn...
Via College Spun
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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