Marcus Murphy Named First-Team All-American by Scout.com

Senior tailback Marcus Murphy has been named to the Scout.com All-American First Team as a kick returner. Murphy, who was named the SEC Special Teams Player of the Year by the league’s coaches earlier this week, had an absolutely stellar campaign in his final season as a Tiger. The senior jack-of-all-trades is the only player

Shane Ray Named Walter Camp 1st-Team All-American

The Walter Camp Football Foundation announced on December 11 that junior defensive end Shane Ray has been named a 1st Team-All-American. The sack master has become the 34th All-American at Mizzou, and the eighth under Head Coach Gary Pinkel. Ray joins previous Tiger honorees Martin Rucker (TE, 2007), Jeremy Maclin (All-Purpose, 2007-2008), Chase Coffman (TE,

Watch #MizzouMade Players in the NFL: Week 15

#33 E.J. Gaines – St. Louis Rams Cornerback – Thursday, 7:25, NFL Network #61 Tim Barnes – St. Louis Rams Center – Thursday, 7:25, NFL Network #56 Jacquies Smith – Tampa Bay Buccaneers Defensive End – Sunday, 12:00, FOX #94 Kony Ealy – Carolina Panthers Defensive End — Sunday, 12:00, FOX #10 Chase Daniel – Kansas City Chiefs Quarterback – Sunday, 12:00, CBS

Shane Ray and Marcus Murphy Win SEC Individual Awards

Shane Ray and Marcus Murphy have received SEC individual awards for their play this season. Ray, junior defensive end from Kansas City, was named SEC Defensive Player of the Year, and Murphy, senior tailback and DeSoto, Texas native, was named SEC Special Teams Player of the Year. Ray’s newfound title means he is now the

Gary Pinkel: SEC Coach of the Year

Mizzou Football Head Coach Gary Pinkel has been named the 2014 SEC Coach of the Year, which was voted on by league coaches. This is not the first time Pinkel has won conference coach of the year honors at Mizzou. He took the title in the 2007 Big 12 Conference after leading the Tigers to

Keys to Success

“Success is dependent on effort.”-Sophocles  The term “hard work” is widely used. Society prides itself in the “American dream” philosophy. Retailers profit off of inspirational quotes on cards and coffee mugs. People are constantly striving to work hard, but for what reason? The answer lies in a simple word: success. Everyone wants to be successful,

SEC Coaches Name 6 Mizzou Football Players to All-SEC Teams

The Southeastern Conference released the 2014 Coaches All-SEC Teams on December 9, and they were full of Mizzou Made stars. Defensive end Shane Ray and running back/return specialist Marcus Murphy were named First-Team All-SEC. Ray was an absolute menace this season, racking up 14 sacks, 21 tackles for loss, and 61 total tackles. On December 8, Ray

Coach Kuligowski Named as Finalist for 2014 Defensive Line Coach of the Year

Mizzou defensive line coach Craig Kuligowski is among five finalists for the 2014 Defensive Line Coach of the Year award. Kuligowski has done an outstanding job in helping Mizzou Football develop the premier defensive line in college football this season. Under Kuligowski’s tutelage, defensive ends Shane Ray and Markus Golden have combined for a whopping 20.5

Mizzou Made in the NFL: Week 14

Mizzou Made New York Jets defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson had a monster performance on Sunday, December 7, posting three sacks and seven tackles during New York’s loss to the Minnesota Vikings. Richardson is now up to 6.5 sacks and 57 tackles this season, giving him 10 sacks and 135 tackles for his career. The Jets drafted Richardson in

Coach Stec Speaks at Broyles Award Ceremony

are respected more in the Southeastern Conference than Mizzou linebackers coach and defensive coordinator Dave Steckel. This year marked Steckel’s sixth season as defensive coordinator and 14th as linebackers coach. The Mizzou Football defense under Steckel has thrived, especially in recent years. In 2013, Mizzou led the SEC in interceptions (20), turnovers forced (32), tackles