Mizzou Sports

Missouri opens season with veteran D-line

Markus Golden isn’t a conventional team captain. The senior defensive end transferred to Missouri from Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College two years ago, and has no career starts with the Tigers.

South Dakota State heading to Faurot Field

The Missouri football team kicks off its season Saturday, and, as with many Missouri season openers, the Tigers are playing a team you might not be entirely familiar with — South Dakota State.

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Mauk set to become full-time starter

Growing up in Kenton, Ohio, Maty Mauk didn’t know much about Missouri. But he got an offer to play quarterback for the Tigers, and decided to visit them during the Fourth of July weekend in 2011.

MU sets depth chart for season opener

The Missouri football team released its depth chart Monday for the Tigers’ season-opening game against South Dakota State on Saturday.

Pinkel, Alden say protocol followed for Washington

COLUMBIA (AP) — Missouri football head coach Gary Pinkel and athletic director Mike Alden said they followed what they believed to be the school’s protocol when former running back Derrick Washington was accused of rape in 2008.

Pinkel wants Tigers to be consistent this season

Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel’s favorite word this year seems to be “consistency.”

ESPN reports university mishandled Washington incidents

Former Missouri running back Derrick Washington was accused of rape in October 2008, and the university failed to properly conduct a Title IX investigation, according to an ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” report published Thursday.

Players put their stamp on this year’s MU team

Missouri offensive tackle Mitch Morse is happy to be a captain for the 2014 Tigers, but he’s going to have to adjust one part of his pregame ritual.

Florida State back on top

Missouri ranked No. 24 in AP preseason college football poll

Finish No. 1. Start No. 1. Even Bobby Bowden’s best Florida State teams never did that.

Deal for Denmon

With team in Italy

Marcus Denmon, the former Missouri Tiger, has signed to play with Enel Brindisi of the Serie A Italian League.

Tigers look for offensive consistency in second scrimmage

Missouri football takes to the field today for its second scrimmage of preseason camp. Coach Gary Pinkel said the first, second and third teams can expect 35 situational plays apiece.

Missouri looks to continue trend of strong play from defensive line

In January, Michael Sam capped off his final game as a Missouri Tiger by forcing a fumble, which then-sophomore Shane Ray scooped up and returned 73 yards for a win-sealing touchdown. In the moment, it meant the Tigers would win the Cotton Bowl against Oklahoma State, 41-31.

Unrest in Ferguson hits home for MU’s Penton

The turmoil in Ferguson is a two-hour drive from Columbia, but it’s hitting home for some Missouri football players. There are 18 players on the team roster from the greater St. Louis area.

Missouri’s first scrimmage a hard-hitting affair

The Missouri football team held its first scrimmage of the season Tuesday morning, and while the points didn’t matter, the hits were sure bona fide.

MU invests $2.5 million in SEC Network project

The University of Missouri has spent some money to make some money.