Positive Perspectives

“You must have a winning attitude.” Life doesn’t come with shortcuts or cheat sheets. Everyone faces challenges and difficulties. There are times in life when trial and hardships are out of your control; the reality is that you can’t escape them. Challenges are part of life. However, you can choose to control your perspective. You

Mizzou Made in the NFL: Week 9

Mizzou Made Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin continued his torrid pace in Week 9 of the 2014 NFL season. Maclin caught 6 passes for 158 yards and two touchdowns during the Eagles’ 31-21 win over the Houston Texans. Maclin is having an outstanding season and is a top contender to win the NFL’s Comeback Player of

Shane Ray Named as Semifinalist for Rotary Lombardi Award

Mizzou Made defensive end Shane Ray has been named one of 12 finalists for the 45th Rotary Lombardi Award. The award is given to the top lineman in college football every year. Ray has dominated for Mizzou Football in his junior season. The Kansas City native has totaled 50 tackles, two forced fumbles (team best),

Shane Ray Named As A Semifinalist For Chuck Bednarik Awards

Shane Ray has been announced as one of 20 semifinalists for the Chuck Bednarik Award, which is given by the Maxwell Football Club every year to the most outstanding college defensive player. In the fourth quarter of Mizzou Football’s 20-10 victory over Kentucky, Shane Ray sacked Wildcat quarterback Patrick Towles to record his 12th of

SEC Defensive Line Player of the Week: Shane Ray

Ray has been named the SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week for the third time this season. Ray sacked Kentucky’s Patrick Towles twice in Mizzou Football’s 20-10 triumph over Kentucky on Saturday, the second of which was Ray’s 12th sack of the season, eclipsing the school record established by NFL first-round pick and current San

Bid On Coach Pinkel’s Visor for Charity

Mizzou Football Head Coach Gary Pinkel is auctioning off his Mizzou visor to raise money for a local 4-year-old. The Nike visor was worn and autographed after Mizzou’s November 1 win over the Kentucky Wildcats. Pinkel plans to auction off his visor for a local charity after every home victory in The ZOU. This week’s

Mizzou Football Defeats Kentucky 20-10

The Mizzou Football defense turned in a stifling performance and Shane Ray recorded two sacks to break the team’s single-season record in Mizzou Football’s 20-10 victory over Kentucky on Saturday, November 1 in The ZOU. With the win, Mizzou Football improves to 7-2 on the season, 4-1 in SEC play, and sits atop the SEC

SEC Nation Comes to The ZOU

Nation, the SEC Network’s traveling gameday talk show, visited Columbia for the Mizzou-Kentucky game. The traveling pregame show hosted by Tim Tebow, Paul Finebaum, Marcus Spears, Joe Tessitore, and Kaylee Hartung began filming on the Quad at 9 a.m. on Saturday, November 1. Mizzou fans young and old arrived early to witness the all-star cast

MizzouMade: Fans

href=”https://www.garypinkel.com/mizzou-made/”>#MizzouMade fans packed The ZOU on October 25 for the 103rd homecoming as the Tigers defeated the Vanderbilt Commodores 24-14. Mizzou is credited with the founding of Homecoming, and thousands of Mizzou alumni come back to Columbia every year to cheer on their beloved Tigers. “Mizzou Made is all about tradition. I’ve been coming back

Mizzou Football Nike Uniform Combination: November 1

“Those who win in November will be remembered.” The Mizzou Football family will keep this quote shared with them by head coach Gary Pinkel in mind as they kick off in the first game of the month on Saturday, November 1, in a high-performance Nike uniform combination. When the Mizzou Football seniors decided on the