Month: April 2014

Mizzou Football’s Quality Before Comfort Philosophy

“Moving beyond your comfort zone – that’s how you achieve things.”   Criticism is not something a lot of people enjoy. However, receiving criticism is necessary for anyone who wants to be productive and go anywhere in life. This also requires accepting unfair criticism. Mizzou Football’s best can handle hardcore criticism, be it constructive or

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2014 Mizzou ROARS

One would be hard-pressed to argue that Mizzou’s football season this past year wasn’t one for the ages. And the latest edition of Mizzou ROARs certainly reflected that, as the football team took home several prestigious awards. Henry Josey won Highlight of the Year with his first touchdown against Murray State, completing his inspiring comeback

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ZOU Unit New Players

This week on ZOU Unit, host Evan Boehm sat down with four of Mizzou’s newest players: Brandon Lee, Logan Cheadle, Kenya Dennis and Marvin Zanders. Lee hails from Lawrence Central High School in Indianapolis, Ind. He wants to go to medical school upon graduation, so he chose Mizzou for its outstanding academics, first and foremost.

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Mizzou Football’s Winning Attitude

“Three rules to live by: Cherish yesterday. Dream tomorrow. Live today!” To have a proper attitude, you must first develop a habit of positive thinking. However, no one is just born a positive thinker. It is something that comes with time and self-teaching. For an athlete, most failures come through the development of a faulty

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Mizzou Football Former Player Reunion

Mizzou has always had a long and storied tradition of acquiring and fostering top football talent. The team’s commitment to excellence in this area is unquestioned. That’s why each year, just before the annual Black and Gold spring game, hundreds of former players are welcomed back to The ZOU via the Mizzou Football Alumni Reunion,

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Pinkel Dance in the Zou

We’ve all seen Coach Pinkel dance. After Mizzou’s 41-31 victory over Oklahoma State in the Cotton Bowl, GP broke out the Pinkel Dance, and in the four months since, it has taken Mizzou Nation by storm. Often imitated, but never duplicated, fans young and old have taken a stab at Coach’s signature move. Some have

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Mizzou Football Big Brothers Big Sister Camp

Hours before the annual Black and Gold Football Game on Saturday, the Mizzou Football program held a clinic with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Missouri to give young fans a chance to get to know their football heroes on a more familiar basis. Kids gathered at The ZOU to run drills and play games

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Mizzou Network Highlights: 2014 Spring Game

Mizzou’s annual Black and Gold Game brought with it an air of springtime sunshine and warm, invigorating air. The perfect weather might have been the reason Mizzou’s play at The ZOU was hotter than the temperature inside the historic stadium. Sophomore quarterback Maty Mauk kicked things off with a perfectly zipped back-shoulder seam route to

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ZOU Unit: Easter Egg Hunt

ZOU Unit is your source for the inside scoop on Mizzou Football. Each week, host Evan Boehm will give you a behind-the-scenes look at a different aspect of the football program, from facility tours to exclusive interviews. This week, we get to see how Mizzou Football celebrates Easter: with an epic Easter egg hunt inside

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Mizzou Caravan Visits Jeff City

Head Coach Gary Pinkel will be making a trip to Jefferson City, Mo. one week from today onboard the Mizzou Caravan. On Wed., April 23, MU alumni, fans and friends will be able to meet with Coach Pinkel, Head Men’s Basketball Coach Frank Haith, Director of Athletics Mike Alden, Head Wrestling Coach Brian Smith and

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