Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Team Family Dinners

Blaine Gabbert and Chase Daniel Help Tornado Victims

Former Mizzou QBs Blaine Gabbert and Chase Daniel are helping out to raise money for the recent tornado victims.

Blaine Gabbert has started "Athletes for Tornado Victims" - a Facebook auction fundraising effort to benefit The United Way. Funds will be specifically earmarked for those who have been affected by tornadoes recently reported across seven Midwestern States.

Chase Daniel will join Coach Pinkel and the Mizzou Football Team as they help out in Joplin on Friday.

Also, on Saturday from 10:00-12:00, Chase will sign autographs at University Subaru for fans who make a minimum donation of $20 to the United Way's "United for Joplin" project.

Friday, May 27, 2011

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Help Mizzou Football Pack Its Semi for Joplin Relief

Columbia, Mo.. – The outpouring of support in the Columbia area for the victims of the recent tornado in Joplin continues to be strong.  One of the many opportunities that mid-Missourians will have to contribute will take place this Saturday, as D’Rowe’s Restaurant and Mizzou Football will partner to collect items that will go Joplin.

Mid-Missouri residents are encouraged to come out to D’Rowe’s (1005 Club Village Drive) this Saturday, May 28th from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. and help former Tiger player David Rowe, along with Mizzou coaches and players pack the Mizzou Football semi full of the following needed:

Flashlights

Batteries

Rubbermaid Containers

Trash Bags

Band Aids

Neosporin Ointment

Bottled Water

Basic Toiletries (Toothpaste/Toothbrush, etc.)

Once the truck is packed, Mizzou coaches and players will accompany the truck down to Joplin to deliver the items on a day to be determined.

For those unable to come out Saturday, please remember there are many ways to contribute to the cause.  By texting “JOPLIN” to 864833, a $10 donation will go to the Heart of Missouri United Way.

Additionally, the University of Missouri is also producing “One State.  One Spirit.  One Mizzou.” Tornado Relief T-shirts, with all proceeds going to support the United Way’s United for Joplin campaign.  Shirts are available for $14.95 at www.mutigers.com, and will be on sale beginning Thursday afternoon in the Memorial Stadium Tiger Team Store, as well as the University Bookstore on campus.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

One State. One Spirit. One Mizzou.

Columbia, Mo. – The University of Missouri is partnering with the Heart of Missouri United Way to assist in relief efforts following Sunday’s devastating tornado in Joplin, Mo.

More than 100 Missourians have been killed by the deadly May 22 twister and over 2,000 homes and businesses were destroyed.

The university is producing “One State. One Spirit. One Mizzou.” Tornado Relief T-Shirts and all proceeds from each shirt sale ($14.95) will go to support the United Way’s United for Joplin campaign. Shirts will initially be sold through the Tiger Team Store, the University Bookstore and online at mutigers.com. Shirts are on-sale now at mutigers.com and will be on sale beginning Thursday afternoon in the Memorial Stadium Team Store and bookstore.

 Other ways to assist the United Way’s recovery efforts include texting the word JOPLIN to 864833. That will trigger a $10 donation, which will be added to your cell phone bill.

For more information on the United Way’s United For Joplin campaign please visit uwheartmo.org.

Tiger fans, your donations do make a difference. Join us in helping out those impacted by Sunday’s tornado in Southwest Missouri.

Mizzou Football Leads Big 12 in APR

Columbia, Mo. – The NCAA released its annual Academic Progress Rates for member schools, and once again, the University of Missouri stands out among the very best in the Big 12 Conference. 

The sports of football and softball have brought tremendous pride to Tiger fans for the championships they won on the field this year, and they can also call themselves champions off the field.  That’s because both sports led the Big 12 in APR, with football checking in at 967 (Multiyear APR). The highest APR score possible is 1,000.

“We are very proud of the academic accomplishments of our student-athletes,” said Dr. Joe Scogin, Assistant Athletic Director for Academic Services.  “This is one example of their commitment to academic excellence as they continue to exemplify the core values of our athletic department.  Our student-athletes, coaches, academic support staff, and institutional faculty should take pride in the way they represent our institution,” Scogin said.

1. Missouri 967
2. Oklahoma 960
3. Nebraska 958
4. Kansas 952
5. Baylor 951
6. Texas Tech 944
7. Oklahoma State 942
8. Texas 941
9. Kansas State 940
10. Texas A&M 940
11. Iowa State 932
12. Colorado 929

Friday, May 20, 2011

The Pinkel Era: Five Most Memorable Games


On Tuesday, InsideSTL.com took a look at five of the most memorable games in Gary Pinkel’s Missouri career.  Today, we finish the countdown with our top five.  Again, these may not have been the five most important games, but they were the ones that jumped to the front of our minds when looking back over Pinkel’s eleven seasons.  From an impossible comeback to the end of a quarter century of frustration to the biggest Border War ever, here are our top five:

5. Missouri 38, South Carolina 31--December 30, 2005
4. Missouri 41, Nebraska 6--October 6, 2007
3. Missouri 41, Nebraska 24--October 11, 2003
2. Missouri 36, Oklahoma 27--October 23, 2010
1. Missouri 36, Kansas 28--November 24, 2007

Click here to read more about the games...

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Mizzou Graduation

Come to Mizzou Football Camp!

Mizzou Football's first team camp is June 2-4. Sign up here.

“I would like to invite all of you to attend the 2011 Tiger Football Camp. I sincerely believe that this will be the finest camp in the country and an excellent opportunity for you to improve yourself as a football player.” – Head Coach Gary Pinkel

Monday, May 9, 2011

Mizzou Senior Sendoff

2011 Senior Sendoff

A week before graduation, seniors at Mizzou run through the columns during the annual Senior Sendoff. Thirteen Missouri Football Players are graduating this upcoming weekend on May 13 and 14.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Monday, May 2, 2011