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Tigers display their familiar inconsistency

An exciting start to the regular season quickly became a familiar display of the inconsistency shown all preseason by the Missouri football team.

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No. 24 Missouri defeats South Dakota St 38-18

Maty Mauk threw for 178 yards and three touchdowns to lead No. 24 Missouri past South Dakota State 38-18 in the season opener for both teams Saturday.

Jackrabbits look to continue success at Missouri

Play in Columbia today

BROOKINGS, S.D. — The high jump — that’s what the South Dakota State football program is doing, in a sense.

Missouri opens season with veteran D-line

Markus Golden isn’t a conventional team captain. The senior defensive end transferred to Missouri from Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College two years ago, and has no career starts with the Tigers.

South Dakota State heading to Faurot Field

The Missouri football team kicks off its season Saturday, and, as with many Missouri season openers, the Tigers are playing a team you might not be entirely familiar with — South Dakota State.

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Mauk set to become full-time starter

Growing up in Kenton, Ohio, Maty Mauk didn’t know much about Missouri. But he got an offer to play quarterback for the Tigers, and decided to visit them during the Fourth of July weekend in 2011.

MU sets depth chart for season opener

The Missouri football team released its depth chart Monday for the Tigers’ season-opening game against South Dakota State on Saturday.

Pinkel, Alden say protocol followed for Washington

COLUMBIA (AP) — Missouri football head coach Gary Pinkel and athletic director Mike Alden said they followed what they believed to be the school’s protocol when former running back Derrick Washington was accused of rape in 2008.

Pinkel wants Tigers to be consistent this season

Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel’s favorite word this year seems to be “consistency.”

ESPN reports university mishandled Washington incidents

Former Missouri running back Derrick Washington was accused of rape in October 2008, and the university failed to properly conduct a Title IX investigation, according to an ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” report published Thursday.

Players put their stamp on this year’s MU team

Missouri offensive tackle Mitch Morse is happy to be a captain for the 2014 Tigers, but he’s going to have to adjust one part of his pregame ritual.

Florida State back on top

Missouri ranked No. 24 in AP preseason college football poll

Finish No. 1. Start No. 1. Even Bobby Bowden’s best Florida State teams never did that.

Deal for Denmon

With team in Italy

Marcus Denmon, the former Missouri Tiger, has signed to play with Enel Brindisi of the Serie A Italian League.

Tigers look for offensive consistency in second scrimmage

Missouri football takes to the field today for its second scrimmage of preseason camp. Coach Gary Pinkel said the first, second and third teams can expect 35 situational plays apiece.

Missouri looks to continue trend of strong play from defensive line

In January, Michael Sam capped off his final game as a Missouri Tiger by forcing a fumble, which then-sophomore Shane Ray scooped up and returned 73 yards for a win-sealing touchdown. In the moment, it meant the Tigers would win the Cotton Bowl against Oklahoma State, 41-31.

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