Mizzou’s game is September 5th against SEMO
Tigers picked 24th, just ahead of SEC East opponent Tennessee at 25
Underdog-labeled Tigers return experience on defense, especially at linebacker and defensive back
Reporters chose Georgia and Tennessee for top 2 spots
Montaque Gill-Caesar would’ve been top returning scorer for Tigers.
Offspring of former Mizzou guard played one year at Kentucky and at 18, Devin Booker was youngest in draft class
Tigers & Razorbacks get nationally-televised spot
Todd Gurley from Georgia was top ranked at his position in 2015 draft
Missouri has extended football coach Gary Pinkel’s contract through the 2019 season and upped his yearly salary to $4.02 million, making him the 10th Southeastern Conference coach to have a yearly salary of at least $4 million.
49-year-old leaves similar post at University of Houston
The first matchup of head coaches who were former Kent State teammates was no contest, with Alabama pummeling a team hampered by injuries at quarterback and the offensive line.
A botched Missouri extra-point snap and a bobbled punt attempt that led to a safety helped Vanderbilt beat Missouri 19-15 Saturday night, depriving the former Big 12 school of its first Southeastern Conference win.
The Tigers lose their second official SEC game, and first on the road falling to 0-2 in conference play.