<![CDATA[University of Missouri Tigers Sports News | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/ en-us Mon, 11 May 2015 21:58:12 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Mon, 11 May 2015 21:58:12 CDT University of Missouri 60 Greatness drives Missouri defensive end Charles Harris http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article33800019.html#storylink=rss Missouri lost all five full- or part-time starters off last season’s defensive line, but sophomore defensive end Charles Harris of Lincoln Prep is expected to be next great one off the Tigers’ “D-Line Zou” assembly line. He and MU’s coaches are confident he can handle the pressure that comes with those expectations.

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Thu, 03 Sep 2015 15:55:41 CDT

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Missouri-Southeast Missouri football preview http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article33758676.html#storylink=rss No. 24 Missouri opens the season at 3 p.m. Saturday against Southeast Missouri, an in-state Football Championship Subdivision program. The game will be televised on a SEC Network alternate channel.

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Thu, 03 Sep 2015 14:58:22 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article33758676.html
Alec Abeln is quick study as he becomes Mizzou’s starting left guard http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article33594006.html#storylink=rss Barely a week has passed since sophomore Alec Abeln started working with Missouri’s first-string offense, but he impressed enough in limited reps at left guard to earn the starting nod Saturday against Southeast Missouri.

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Wed, 02 Sep 2015 17:19:33 CDT

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Mizzou safety Ian Simon picks up leadership lessons from military http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article33226287.html#storylink=rss When the Missouri football staff organized a weekend trip in late June to visit the Army National Guard at Camp Clark in Nevada, Mo., senior safety Simon jumped at the chance to improve his leadership skills.

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Tue, 01 Sep 2015 15:50:36 CDT

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Mizzou tabs Lee’s Summit grad Drew Lock as Maty Mauk’s backup http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article33044973.html#storylink=rss Lee’s Summit graduate and reigning Simone Award winner Drew Lock debuted No. 2 on Missouri’s in-season depth chart at quarterback. Lock will serve as junior Maty Mauk’s backup for the 2015 season.

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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 21:12:15 CDT

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MU confirms that injured wide receiver Johnathon Johnson will redshirt http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article33046164.html#storylink=rss Freshman wide receiver Johnathon Johnson, who suffered an ankle injury in Missouri’s first fall-camp scrimmage, is among a handful of redshirts announced Monday by the team.

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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 21:18:16 CDT

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SEC Blitz: Predictions, players to watch and can’t-miss games http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/article32910315.html#storylink=rss Blair Kerkhoff predicts the conference order of finish, top players and games, with team-by-team schedules

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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:09:18 CDT

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It’s time for Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk to stand and deliver http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article32649966.html#storylink=rss Maty Mauk has been honing his skills as a pocket-passing quarterback as the Missouri Tigers look to claim a third straight SEC East title.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:51:09 CDT

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Missouri football season preview: What to expect and game-by-game predictions http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article32746614.html#storylink=rss Quarterback Maty Mauk returns for his junior season and must be more consistent and accurate. He has to be more patient and use his legs more. If he does those things, the offense should have success moving the football and scoring points.

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:31:01 CDT

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Are Missouri’s football players in order with Gary Pinkel’s 'Law of the Playmaker' http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article32748714.html#storylink=rss Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel has written a nine-step “Law of the Playmaker” manifesto that outlines the qualities he believes are possessed by winning players. The Star asked Tigers staff members to pick current players who best demonstrate those qualities and provide reasons why:

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:05:09 CDT

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Who can Maty Mauk target in Mizzou’s offense this season? Here are some candidates http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article32748390.html#storylink=rss It’s understood that Maty Mauk can’t make Missouri’s offense go on his own. Senior running back Russell Hansbrough is a proven commodity, but who else can help?

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:02:07 CDT

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Five memorable plays in Missouri football history http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article32747559.html#storylink=rss Here are five moments that every Tigers fan should remember.

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:49:16 CDT

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Former Mizzou star Dorial Green-Beckham comes to Arrowhead with Titans but doesn’t play http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article32711808.html#storylink=rss This is where Dorial Green-Beckham expected to be all along, heading toward an NFL roster spot, and feeling good about his progress. He was coming off a four-reception game for the Tennessee Titans heading into Friday’s preseason matchup against the Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium but didn’t play because of an ankle injury suffered earlier this week.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:16:24 CDT

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Missouri defense bounces back with strong performance in football scrimmage http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article32597622.html#storylink=rss Tigers pick off three passes and come through with seven sacks against in final tune-up of the fall.

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:20:45 CDT

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Missouri defense has been bringing the pass rush http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article32598393.html#storylink=rss Sophomore defensive ends Charles Harris and Marcell Frazier each had sacks for the first-team defense Thursday during the third and final scrimmage of fall camp.

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:34:11 CDT

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Missouri’s buzzword entering final scrimmage is consistency http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article32507241.html#storylink=rss Missouri seeks consistency on offense and defense as it enters Thursday’s third and final scrimmage of fall camp, the final tune-up before entering game week ahead of the season opener Sept. 5 against Southeast Missouri at Memorial Stadium.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 22:19:36 CDT

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Mizzou Minute: Tigers name Drew Lock as backup QB http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article33053004.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 22:01:49 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article33053004.html Missouri QB Maty Mauk talks up Drew Lock after scrimmage http://www.kansascity.com/incoming/article32597760.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:22:41 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/incoming/article32597760.html Middle Tennessee State announces three-game football series with Missouri http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article32507883.html#storylink=rss Missouri has agreed to a three-game football series with Middle Tennessee State that includes games at Memorial Stadium in Columbia in 2016 and 2023 and a 2022 game in Murfreesboro, Tenn. The Raiders, who play in Conference USA, and Tigers have only met one other time on the gridiron, a 41-40 overtime win by MU in 2003.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 22:29:19 CDT

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Success helped Mizzou linebacker Michael Scherer regain confidence http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article32446269.html#storylink=rss Mizzou linebacker Michael Scherer said his confidence took a nosedive when he joined the Tigers in 2012, but last season rebuilt his self-image as a football player and then some.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:37:41 CDT

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Missouri still looking for a punt and kickoff return man http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article32397183.html#storylink=rss As the Missouri Tigers grind through the penultimate week before the Sept. 5 season opener against Southeast Missouri, coach Gary Pinkel and his staff are searching for a replacement or replacements for Marcus Murphy on punt and kickoff returns. Murphy is now with the New Orleans Saints.

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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 20:05:22 CDT

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Mizzou opens season No. 24 in AP football poll http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article31971321.html#storylink=rss Missouri checks in at No. 24 for the second straight season in The Associated Press top-25 preseason poll. It is the fifth time in coach Gary Pinkel’s 15 seasons that the Tigers are ranked to begin the year.

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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 15:07:06 CDT

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Missouri's strength and conditioning 'jumps on it' http://www.kansascity.com/incoming/article31970010.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 23 Aug 2015 14:54:05 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/incoming/article31970010.html Ohio State unanimous No. 1, Mizzou No. 24 in AP preseason poll http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/article31968510.html#storylink=rss Defending College Football Playoff champion Ohio State became the first unanimous choice in the Associated Press preseason football poll, claiming all 61 first-place votes. Missouri is ranked No. 24

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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 13:39:07 CDT

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Missouri appears to have plenty of options at punter position http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article31770357.html#storylink=rss Tigers coach Gary Pinkel declined to offer any specifics, but the battle to replace Christian Brinser as the Mizzou’s starting punter appears to be headed for a photo finish.

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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 14:15:15 CDT

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Missouri beat writer Tod Palmer dissects the Tigers' special teams http://www.kansascity.com/incoming/article31776198.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Aug 2015 15:10:55 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/incoming/article31776198.html Missouri releases 2015-16 women’s basketball schedule http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article31681346.html#storylink=rss Missouri announced its full women’s basketball schedule Thursday, including 16 home games plus two exhibitions.

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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 19:13:30 CDT

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Missouri counting on more from ‘Juggernaut’ Josh Augusta http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article31617905.html#storylink=rss Missouri junior defensive tackle Josh Augusta continues to emerge as a force on the defensive line and continues to battle his weight in the quest to reach his full potential.

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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 10:26:23 CDT

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Young Missouri receivers have another strong scrimmage http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article31666292.html#storylink=rss One of the central questions that swirled around the Missouri football team during the offseason was how its inexperienced group of wide receivers would fare. Through two scrimmages, the Tigers’ receiving corps is quieting those doubts.

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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 17:16:45 CDT

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Missouri coach Gary Pinkel sees progress from offense in scrimmage http://www.kansascity.com/incoming/article31629182.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 15:18:33 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/incoming/article31629182.html