Georgia running back James Cook, center, is tackled by Missouri’s DeMarkus Acy, right, and Tre Williams, left, during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
Georgia running back James Cook, center, is tackled by Missouri’s DeMarkus Acy, right, and Tre Williams, left, during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson) L.G. Patterson AP
Georgia running back James Cook, center, is tackled by Missouri’s DeMarkus Acy, right, and Tre Williams, left, during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson) 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.