Be A Self Starter

“A year from now you will wish you had started today.” – Karen Lamb Ingredients of a Self-Starter COMPETITIVE GREATNESS: Be at your best when your best is needed. Enjoyment of a difficult challenge. POISE: Just being yourself. Being at ease in any situation. Never fighting yourself. CONFIDENCE: Respect without fear often comes from being

Mizzou Football Leadership

“There are three types of people: Those who make it happen, Those who watch it happen, And those who say, ‘What happened?’ Which one are you?” The above quote describes the three different types of people in the world. The Mizzou Football Family continuously strives to be leaders; those who make things happen. Which one are

Mizzou Football Winner’s Quality: Persistence

“Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.” -Abraham Lincoln Mizzou Football players and coaches strive everyday to possess the winner’s quality: persistence. Persistence is the power to hold on in spite of everything; it is the power to endure. Persistence is the ability to face defeat again

Mizzou Football Approach to Tiger Pride

“Be an encourager; not a discourager.” The above quote describes the Mizzou Football Family’s approach to attitude. To be successful, encouraging those around you is key. Another key component is having pride. Pride in yourself, pride in your coaches and pride in your teammates. Tiger Pride has a lot of components, and it’s something that all

Mizzou’s Ingredients to a Self Starter

“The harder you work for something, the more it will mean to you.” The above quote describes the Mizzou Football program’s philosophy on working for something. One key is to be a self-starter. There are 15 ingredients of being a self-starter: COMPETITIVE GREATNESS: Be at your best when your best is needed. Enjoyment of a

Mizzou Football Key To Success

“Secrets of success will not work unless you do.” Mizzou Football players and coaches strive for success on and off the field. They know success is a result of hard work, and that it’s not going to happen overnight. There are ten keys to success. They are integrity, determination, openness, initiative, time management, resilience, imagination,

The Price of a Champion

“A champion pays an extra price to be better than anyone else.” – Bear Bryant The Mizzou Football program has a very clear objective when it comes to making decisions: win in the classroom and win on the field. The program has four main approaches to winning a football game. Protect the football – “It’s

Mizzou Football Approach to Proper Attitude

“What you can do is often simply a matter of what you will do.” –Norton Juster  The above quote represents the Mizzou Football approach to all things in life. It’s about having the proper attitude on and off the field. We each have a choice: to approach life as a creator or a critic, a

Mizzou Football: No Excuses

“Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.” – George Washington Carver Let’s face it: It’s tempting to use excuses. They’re attractive in times of challenge and discomfort. However, no one is remembered in history for what they would have accomplished. History never asks how hard it was to do

Mizzou Football Discipline

“Challenge yourself all the days of your life.” – Anonymous These words represent the discipline of a Mizzou Football student-athlete. You are expected to challenge yourself to be a better man, player and teammate every day – on and off the field. The Mizzou Football family believes that discipline is “training that is expected to