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  1. Power Ranking Top SEC WRs Pre-2014 Spring Practice

    Sure, it'll be a down year for quarterbacks in the SEC. But with its five top receivers from 2013 moving on and seven of the top 10, the SEC will also be searching for answers outside at wide receiver in 2014...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 11,661 reads 38 comments

  2. E.J. Gaines Believes Making Big Plays More Important Than Being a Big Player

    Seattle's resounding postseason success has made big cornerbacks all the rage, a fact that has not escaped E.J. Gaines.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 4 months ago 127 reads 0 comments

  3. Missouri at the NFL Combine: How did the Tigers do?

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 4 months ago 31 reads 0 comments

  4. Missouri Football: 4 Players with Most to Gain in Spring Practices

    The 2013 season was a banner year for the Missouri Tigers football program. They went 12-2 on the year, made it to the SEC Championship Game, and also finished off the campaign with ...

    Bill Robbins Written by Bill Robbins about 5 months ago 1,143 reads 0 comments

  5. Gaines Works on Speed Before Combine

    E.J. Gaines never thought he could spend so much time working on something that will take a little more than four seconds.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 5 months ago 15 reads 0 comments

  6. 5 burning questions: Replacing QBs

    Over the span of their careers they threw for 48,824 passing yards. There were a total 403 touchdown passes among them, and they won 184 games in which they appeared, including 11 bowls and two national championships...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 5 months ago 23 reads 0 comments

  7. Michael Sam Runs 4.91 40-Yard Dash at NFL Scouting Combine

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Former Missouri defensive end Michael Sam ran an official 40-yard dash time of 4.91 seconds Monday at the NFL Scouting Combine...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 5 months ago 110 reads 0 comments

  8. Kent State's Dri Archer turns in a 4.26-second 40-yard dash

    Conventional wisdom was that Kent State running back Dri Archer would have one of the best 40 times at the NFL Scouting Combine, and he came through Sunday, blazing to an official clocking of 4...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jackie Shepard about 5 months ago 124 reads 1 comments

  9. Josey Runs Unofficial 4.40 at NFL Combine

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 5 months ago 32 reads 0 comments

  10. Relaxed, Focused Henry Josey Enjoys Buildup to NFL Combine

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 5 months ago 53 reads 0 comments

  11. Michael Sam’s Publicist Tries to Get Ahead of 'The Distractions'

    Believe it or not after the recent media deluge, former Mizzou All-American defensive end Michael Sam's daring declaration that he is gay is a storyline in its embryonic phase.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 5 months ago 36 reads 0 comments

  12. Chiefs Assistant and Mizzou Ex Brock Olivo Lauded as 'Player's Coach'

    It will be a while before the Chiefs' players really get to know new special teams assistant Brock Olivo, but receiver Charles Hazel — who was at the NFL scouting combine Friday and played under Olivo at Coastal Carolina — raved about him...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 5 months ago 22 reads 0 comments

  13. Offseason spotlight: Missouri

    It was the year of the quarterback this past season in the SEC, and that will be a position to watch this offseason in Columbia, Mo.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 5 months ago 18 reads 0 comments

  14. Obama Praises Michael Sam for Announcement Before NFL Draft

    Last week, when former Missouri linebacker Michael Sam announced that he was gay, First Lady Michelle Obama tweeted her support...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 5 months ago 33 reads 0 comments

  15. Tigers' Two Running Back Recruits Are Good Ones for Mizzou

    Among the headlines for the 2014 recruiting class, Missouri signed large groups of wide receivers, offensive linemen and secondary personnel, then flipped a couple of defensive prospects late...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 5 months ago 125 reads 0 comments

  16. Missouri Position Primer: Running Backs

    With Signing Day in the rear-view mirror and the start of spring practice -- somehow -- less than a month away, we here at the blog decided to take an exceedingly early, position-by-position look at the 2014 Tigers...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 5 months ago 11 reads 0 comments

  17. Kony Ealy 2014 NFL Draft Scouting Report

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 5 months ago 55 reads 0 comments

  18. MU gets commitment from Lee's Summit West RB

    Running back Ryan Williams could make four Lee's Summit West products in four years for the Tigers after committing to Missouri's Class of 2015 during Junior Day yesterday.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 5 months ago 120 reads 0 comments

  19. Michael Sam Appears at Halftime of Missouri-Tennessee (VIDEO)

    Michael Sam made an appearance at halftime of the Missouri-Tennessee game on Saturday as the Tigers celebrated their football team's Cotton Bowl victory. .....

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 5 months ago 4,030 reads 6 comments

  20. University of Missouri Starts Review of Sexual Assault, Mental Health Policies

    The University of Missouri has started its review of policies in response to the alleged sexual assault of former MU swimmer Sasha Menu Courey...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 5 months ago 37 reads 0 comments

  21. Pinkel Says Team Respected Michael Sam's Wishes on Coming-out Process

    Gary Pinkel was not naive enough to think all of his players would react the same way to Michael Sam coming out in August.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 5 months ago 16 reads 0 comments

  22. What's Next for Missouri?

    Gary Pinkel's successful run as coach of Missouri was further bolstered by his admirable handling of Michael Sam's situation...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 5 months ago 60 reads 0 comments

  23. Missouri's Michael Sam Appears on the Cover of Sports Illustrated

    Defensive end Michael Sam wanted the NFL team that drafts him to have no doubts about his sexuality. Now he is poised to become the league's first openly gay player. His Missouri teammates accept him...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 5 months ago 69 reads 0 comments

  24. Small-Town Students Stomp Big Message the Maneater

    They just wanted to snowboard. Mark, a freshman, and Alex, a sophomore, scaled the fences of Memorial Stadium early Monday morning with unassuming plans...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 5 months ago 41 reads 0 comments

  25. Michael Sam Appears on SI Cover

    This Week's Cover AMERICA IS READY FOR MICHAEL SAM (@MikeSamFootball): http://on.si.com/Nz1vUp pic.twitter...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 5 months ago 11 reads 0 comments