Category Archives: MU Football

Gary Pinkel: What we can take from the Penn State scandal

On Monday, Missouri football head coach Gary Pinkel said that if there was anything to come from the Penn State scandal, in which former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky is charged with molesting young boys, it is educating children at an … Continue reading

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Five from the film room: Oklahoma State 45, Missouri 24

Momentary excitement in the film room From the press box, Missouri’s comeback at the end of the first half and beginning of the second caused pause. There wasn’t too much of a stir, though — those who had begun to … Continue reading

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Five from the film room: Week 4

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: Are you ready for a new formation? The Missouri Tigers have been known … 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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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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Classes Begin

Missourian football writers Vinnie Duber, Andrew Wagaman and Harry Plumer caught up with a few MU football players after practice Saturday about the imminent start to the new semester. With classes set to begin Monday, here’s what they had to … 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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