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ADDS THE CHILDREN'S NAMES - Eliah Drinkwitz walks to the stage to be introduced as the new NCAA college football head coach at the University of Missouri, with his children Emerson, 6, left, and Addison, 9, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, in Columbia, Mo. Drinkwitz becomes the 33rd head football coach at Missouri after coaching the 2019 season at Appalachian State. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

New Missouri coach Eli Drinkwitz predicts success

Dec. 10, 2019 2:03 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Eli Drinkwitz was saying all the right things after being introduced as the new football coach at Missouri, laying out his vision for the once-proud program with unwavering confidence and bold proclamations. Then the former Appalachian State coach made a minor slip-up. “Our...

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) looks to pass against Georgia during an NCAA college football game for the Southeastern Conference championship Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Atlanta, Ga. (C.B. Schmelter/Chattanooga Times Free Press via AP)

LSU's Burrow, Auburn's Brown named AP SEC players of year

Dec. 9, 2019 5:43 PM EST

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow is a unanimous selection as the offensive player of the year on The Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference football team. The top-ranked Tigers also have the SEC’s coach of the year in Ed Orgeron and the newcomer of the year in freshman cornerback Derek Stingley Jr., as...

Appalachian State coach Eliah Drinkwitz talks with quarterback Zac Thomas (12) during the second half of the team's NCAA college football game against Troy on Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, in Troy, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

AP Source: Mizzou hiring Appalachian State's Eli Drinkwitz

Dec. 8, 2019 9:22 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri reached an agreement Sunday with Eliah Drinkwitz to take over the Tigers' once-proud football program, a person with knowledge of the hiring told The Associated Press, making Appalachian State's successful coach the second-youngest in a Power Five conference. The person...

In this Friday, Nov. 29, 2019 photo, Missouri head coach Barry Odom leads his team onto the field to play Arkansas during an NCAA college football game in Little Rock, Ark. Missouri fired Odom on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019,  ending the four-year stay of a respected former player who took over a program in disarray but could never get the Tigers over the hump in the brutal SEC. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)

Missouri fires football coach Barry Odom after 4 seasons

Nov. 30, 2019 7:59 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri fired football coach Barry Odom on Saturday, ending the four-year stay of a respected former player who took over a program in disarray but could never get the Tigers over the hump in the brutal SEC. The Tigers finished 6-6 and 3-5 in the conference after beating Arkansas...

Missouri quarterback Taylor Powell drops back to pass against Arkansas during the second half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, in Little Rock, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)

Powell, Missouri snap 5-game skid with win over Arkansas

Nov. 29, 2019 7:47 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — In a game started by third- and fifth-string quarterbacks, the outcome was decided by one of their backups. It was appropriate enough for Arkansas and Missouri, two teams facing their longest losing streaks in decades. Fayetteville High School graduate Taylor Powell entered for...

Missouri wide receiver Kam Scott, right, pushes past Tennessee defensive back Shawn Shamburger during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Columbia, Mo. Tennessee won the game 24-20. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Missouri and Arkansas close out regular season on skids

Nov. 28, 2019 3:20 AM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The Battle Line Rivalry is still in its relatively infancy for Arkansas and Missouri. For the first time in the sixth such meeting, the game will be for nothing more than bragging rights. Missouri (5-6, 2-5 SEC) lost an appeal to the NCAA this week and will be banned from...

Missouri wide receiver Kam Scott sits alone on the bench in the final seconds of their 24-20 loss to Tennessee in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

NCAA pushes back against Missouri after punishments upheld

Nov. 27, 2019 4:59 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The NCAA is pushing back against the University of Missouri after the school blasted the governing body for rejecting an appeal of punishments levied in the case of a rogue tutor. In a statement Wednesday, the NCAA said that “while Missouri’s disappointment is...

Missouri quarterback Kelly Bryant warms up before an NCAA college football game against Tennessee, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

NCAA rejects Missouri appeal, postseason ban looms

Nov. 26, 2019 6:48 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The NCAA rejected an appeal by the University of Missouri to limit or overturn sanctions for infractions tied to the case of a former tutor Tuesday, angering school officials and leaving in place postseason bans in three high-profile sports along with other restrictions. The school...

Tennessee quarterback Jarrett Guarantano, right, runs the ball as Missouri safety Tyree Gillespie, left, moves in during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Tennessee, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Columbia, Mo. Tennessee won 24-20. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Tennessee clinches bowl berth, beats Missouri 24-20

Nov. 24, 2019 1:33 AM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Tennessee quarterback Jarrett Guarantano has endured insults and injury during a topsy-turvy junior season. He persevered, and on Saturday night he threw for 415 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Volunteers to a 24-20 victory over Missouri. With its fourth straight win, Tennessee...

Ohio State wide receiver Jaelen Gill (26) celebrates his touchdown reception during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Rutgers on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 in Piscataway, N.J. Ohio State won 56-21. (Andrew Mills/NJ Advance Media via AP)

Big Ten game of the year and Huntley’s Heisman hopes

Nov. 22, 2019 6:37 PM EST

The 13th week of the college football season has no nickname. After this it’s rivalry weekend and then championship weekend. Both will be packed with packed with high stakes. This weekend has some good stuff, too, like the Big Ten’s game of the year between No. 2 Ohio State and No. 9 Penn State and...