College football coaches are going to have more roster flexibility this season. Instead of deciding which players to redshirt in August, they can now wait. New rules will allow any player to appear in as many as four games and still redshirt.
Daniel Parker, a freshman from Blue Springs, could play immediately for the Missouri Tigers football team at defensive end, thanks to his ability to play on both sides of the ball in high school. And the new redshirt rule doesn’t hurt either.
The Missouri Tigers’ offensive linemen seemed a bit upset about being left off the preseason all-SEC football team but think Derek Dooley’s new offense won’t give voters the same excuses they had for Josh Heupel’s.
E.J. Liddell, Missouri’s top basketball recruiting priority, cut his list to five schools on Monday: Mizzou, Illinois, Kansas State, Wisconsin and Ohio State. How do the Tigers stack up to the other four finalists?
On Thursday, Denver Nuggets forward Michael Porter Jr. took a dig at Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic. The former Missouri Tigers star was taken 14th overall in the NBA draft. Doncic was the No. 3 pick.
Missouri’s secondary struggled during the first half of last season and lost some key pieces to graduation. Mizzou Tigers football coach Barry Odom has sought out former Chiefs assistant David Gibbs to help his defense force more turnovers.
The 2018 season is a crucial one for Missouri’s football team and the Tigers’ schedule is far from easy. Here are five bold predictions for the season as well as game-by-game picks for nonconference and SEC games.
From 2007 to 2010, the Missouri Tigers had three All-American tight ends who went on to be NFL Draft picks. Now led by Albert Okwuegbunam and Kendall Blanton, Mizzou tight ends could be in for a similar stretch of success.
Dominic Gicinto, a Missouri Tigers freshman wideout from Raytown, was praised as a backup who is standing out during preseason camp by quarterback Drew Lock. Mizzou offensive coordinator Derek Dooley wants his starters to feel pushed.
Anthony Watkins, a 3-star Missouri commit, will play offense, defense and special teams for his senior season at South Hills High School in Texas. The Scorpions, who are under new leadership, will try to win a district title for a third-straight year.