Latest Missouri Tigers football News

FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2018, file photo, Arizona Cardinals head coach Steve Wilks shouts during the first half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Atlanta. Wilks is returning to coaching as the defensive coordinator at Missouri. Wilks, who was hired by Tigers coach Eli Drinkwitz on Thursday, Jan, 21, 2021, took last year off after spending the previous 14 seasons in the NFL.  (AP Photo/John Amis, File)

Ex-Cardinals coach Wilks new defensive coordinator at Mizzou

Jan. 21, 2021 7:33 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Steve Wilks is returning to coaching as the defensive coordinator at Missouri. Wilks, who was hired by Tigers coach Eli Drinkwitz on Thursday, took last year off after spending the previous 14 seasons in the NFL. The stint was highlighted by a year as the head coach of the Arizona...

Missouri gets $10 million gift for indoor football facility

Dec. 30, 2020 3:23 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Plans for a new indoor football practice facility at the University of Missouri gained momentum with a $10 million donation to the school's athletic department. The university announced the gift from an anonymous donor on Tuesday. It comes less than a month after the Board of Curators...

Missouri head coach Eliah Drinkwitz, right, looks at the scoreboard in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Mississippi State, Saturday, Dec. 19, 2019, in Starkville, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Music City Bowl between Iowa and Missouri canceled

Dec. 27, 2020 6:59 PM EST

The Music City Bowl between Missouri and Iowa was canceled Sunday because COVID-19 issues left the Tigers unable to play. The game scheduled for Wednesday in Nashville, Tennessee, is the second bowl called off since the postseason lineup was set on Dec. 20, joining the Gasparilla Bowl. Overall, 18 bowl games...

Iowa defenders Chauncey Golston (57) and Seth Benson (44) celebrate after tackling Penn State quarterback Will Levis (7) in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in State College, Pa., on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020.Iowa defeated Penn State 41-21. (AP Photo/Barry Reeger)

No. 17 Iowa, Missouri renew rare rivalry in Music City Bowl

Dec. 20, 2020 7:08 PM EST

Missouri (5-5, SEC) vs. No. 17 Iowa (6-2, Big Ten), Dec. 30, 4 p.m. EST LOCATION: Nashville, Tennessee TOP PLAYERS Missouri: RB Larry Rountree III has rushed for 972 yards and 14 touchdowns on 209 carries and ranks fourth in the SEC. He’s the 23rd SEC player to surpass 3,500 career yards rushing and has 40...

Mississippi State wide receiver Geor'quarius Spivey (11) has the pass knocked away by Missouri defensive back Jaylon Carlies (17) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 19, 2019, in Starkville, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Rogers throws for 3 TDs, Mississippi St. tops Mizzou 51-32

Dec. 19, 2020 7:56 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Will Rogers threw for 295 yards and three touchdowns to lead Mississippi State to a 51-32 victory over Missouri on Saturday. After weeks of floundering offensively, Mississippi State (3-7, 3-7 Southeastern Conference) finally got many of their young weapons working in tandem....

Missouri running back Larry Rountree III celebrates after scoring on a 1-yard run during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Georgia 1Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Missouri, Mississippi State face off in delayed SEC finale

Dec. 17, 2020 12:21 PM EST

Missouri and Mississippi State are following the original plan to close the regular season against each other. Saturday’s Southeastern Conference meeting in Starkville, Mississippi, will be played two weeks later than scheduled in yet another upheaval caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Both teams have...

Vanderbilt's Sarah Fuller (32) kicks an extra point as Harrison Smith holds during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Tennessee, Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

She scores! Fuller kicks 2 extra points for Vandy, Vols win

Dec. 13, 2020 12:57 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sarah Fuller has a football keepsake from her history-making moment. The ball from her second extra point likely is headed to the College Football Hall of Fame. Being treated like just another athlete? That's the best part of becoming the first woman to score in a power Five...

Georgia quarterback JT Daniels throws during the first half of an NCAA college football against Missouri game Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Daniels, Pickens connect, lead No. 12 Georgia over Missouri

Dec. 12, 2020 5:13 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Georgia quarterback JT Daniels is confident that wherever he tosses it, George Pickens will make the catch. Daniels threw three touchdown passes, two of them to Pickens as No. 12 Bulldogs broke away from Missouri 49-14 Saturday. “I’ll never overthrow George,”...

Missouri running back Larry Rountree III scores on a touchdown run during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Arkansas, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

No. 12 Georgia visits hot Missouri in makeup of postponement

Dec. 10, 2020 4:01 PM EST

No. 12 Georgia (6-2, 6-2 SEC, No. 9 CFP) at Missouri (5-3, 5-3, No. 25), Saturday at noon EST (SEC Network). Series record: Georgia leads 8-1. Line: Georgia by 13. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Georgia is technically still alive in the SEC East, though it needs to beat the Tigers and Vanderbilt and get some help. But...

Georgia running back Daijun Edwards (33) carries the ball behind a block from John FitzPatrick (86) against South Carolina defensive back Jaylan Foster (27) during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

No. 12 Georgia vs Mizzou has different look from month ago

Dec. 10, 2020 6:15 AM EST

The game between No. 12 Georgia and Missouri that will take place Saturday at Faurot Field probably won't look a whole lot like the one the Bulldogs and Tigers would have played if they met a few weeks ago. Georgia was still trying to settle on a quarterback, listing four possibilities at the position, before the...