Author Archives: Andrew Wagaman

What’s next for Missouri and the Big 12?

Last night the Pac-12 decided not to expand, meaning that Texas, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Texas Tech are going nowhere, at least for now. But that doesn’t mean Oklahoma will suddenly shut up about its problems with the Big 12 … Continue reading

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The plot thickens for Missouri, others in conference realignment soap opera

A day after Oklahoma president David Boren and received permission from the university’s board of regents to flirt with other conferences, Boren is actually considering staying in the Big 12. The catch? Only if, among other things, Big 12 commissioner … Continue reading

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Missouri cornerback Robert Steeples, stand-up comedian

Every time Robert Steeples stood before his communications class this summer, his peers could not stop laughing. The junior cornerback on the Missouri football team “wasn’t crazy” about speaking in front of his class, but he figured he might as … Continue reading

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Five from the film room: Week 2

Each week, the Missourian’s football reporters will watch a recorded broadcast of Missouri’s game and provide five takeaway points we feel are important. Here are this week’s: Gary Pinkel dead-on about the Cover Two In his post game press conference, … Continue reading

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Texas A&M supporters sticking it to Baylor with Waco billboard

Baylor’s threat to sue Texas A&M and the SEC if A&M joins that conference has caused some hard feelings between the schools. A&M president Bowen Loftin has compared the situation to being held hostage and called the threat “un-American.” Now, … Continue reading

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Adam Sandler reppin’ Missouri on family bike ride

It appears that actor Adam Sandler is a Mizzou fan. On a recent bike ride with his wife and two daughters, Sandler, 44, wore a Missouri athletics t-shirt. It goes well with his Boston Bruins cap and yellow-striped black shorts… … Continue reading

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Iowa State joins Baylor in stand against Texas A&M

It seems that Iowa State has joined Baylor in blocking the door out of the Big 12 conference. The Des Moines Register is reporting that Iowa State is not waiving their legal rights to sue the SEC or Texas A&M … Continue reading

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Highlights from pregame interview with Missouri AD Mike Alden

Missouri athletic director Mike Alden commented on the status of Missouri and the Big 12 in response to Oklahoma president David Boren’s comments Friday. “We’ve said all along, Missouri is doing everything we can to keep the Big 12 together. … Continue reading

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James Franklin, quote machine

Starting quarterback James Franklin is refreshingly forthcoming when talking to the media. The sophomore from Corinth, Texas does not lie or, as far as we can tell, withhold any details. Here are some of the highlights from multiple conversations with … Continue reading

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Missouri football program impresses Marine Corps speaker

Maj. Sean Quinlan couldn’t say enough about Gary Pinkel and the Missouri football program when I talked to him about the talk he gave the team on Wednesday evening. Quinlan admires the job Pinkel has done competitively — “You don’t … Continue reading

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