Missouri Tigers defensive lineman Terry Beckner Jr. (5) pushed through Florida Gators linebackers Danny Weldon (59) and Fred Johnson (74) during the first half on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, at Memorial Stadium.
Missouri Tigers defensive lineman Terry Beckner Jr. (5) pushed through Florida Gators linebackers Danny Weldon (59) and Fred Johnson (74) during the first half on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, at Memorial Stadium. Allison Long along@kcstar.com
Missouri Tigers defensive lineman Terry Beckner Jr. (5) pushed through Florida Gators linebackers Danny Weldon (59) and Fred Johnson (74) during the first half on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, at Memorial Stadium. Allison Long along@kcstar.com

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.