COLUMBIA — The Missouri football team released its first game-week depth chart of the year Monday, and a few lingering questions were answered.
Through the Missouri football team’s first two preseason scrimmages, the Tigers’ unproven passing game displayed great improvement, racking up 10 passing touchdowns without allowing an interception. The defense got its comeuppance Thursday.
Middle Tennessee has agreed to a three-game deal with Missouri with the series starting in 2016 and featuring a trip by the Southeastern Conference team to Tennessee in 2022.
When the Citrus Bowl ended on January 1 and brought a conclusion to the Missouri football team’s season, a clock in the Tigers’ locker room began counting down to the first game of the following season.
Corbin Berkstresser’s timing could have been better. The Missouri quarterback was thrust into a starting role in 2012 as a redshirt freshman when starter James Franklin was sidelined with injuries.
Thursday’s score won’t go in the Missouri football team’s record book, but it was a meaningful win for the Tigers nonetheless. Half the Tigers, anyway.
The Missouri football team plays its second intrasquad scrimmage of fall camp at 7:15 a.m. today at Faurot Field.
After a redshirt season and a year of mainly special-teams work, Joey Burkett is now set to see the field as Missouri’s second-string weakside linebacker. But his role isn’t the only thing that’s bigger about Burkett this training camp.
Missouri is banged up at wide receiver heading into the second scrimmage set for Thursday.
Thirty-two catches were made by Missouri wide receivers in the Tigers’ first fall scrimmage Saturday. That might not sound like a noteworthy statistic, considering the Tigers ran 172 plays by coach Gary Pinkel’s count.
COLUMBIA — Former University of Missouri football player Max Copeland, once known on the field for his role on the offensive line, has landed a movie role that highlights what he says he’s good at: acting crazy.
COLUMBIA — Morgan Steward thought he would be doing this last August.
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Marcus Murphy, who was the last of the Saints’ nine 2015 draft picks, is showing the potential to emerge as one of their top kick and punt returners in his rookie season.
Saddled as they are with a requisite grain of salt, preseason scrimmages provide many with their first chance to see a football team compete in anything resembling live gameplay.
Titans linebacker Zaviar Gooden was driven off the field in the second quarter with a hamstring injury in Friday night’s NFL exhibition game against the Falcons in Atlanta.