Missouri tight end Albert Okwuegbunam (right) ran past Georgia’s Brenton Cox on a play in a game earlier this season.
Missouri tight end Albert Okwuegbunam (right) ran past Georgia’s Brenton Cox on a play in a game earlier this season. L.G. Patterson AP
Missouri tight end Albert Okwuegbunam (right) ran past Georgia’s Brenton Cox on a play in a game earlier this season. L.G. Patterson AP

Alex Schiffer has been covering the Missouri Tigers for The Star since October 2017. He came in second place for magazine-length feature writing by the U.S. Basketball Writer’s Association in 2018 and graduated from Mizzou in 2017.