Month: March 2015

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

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2015 Mizzou Pro Day

Mizzou hosted its annual NFL Pro Day Thursday, March 19 in Columbia, Mo. Representatives from all 32 NFL teams were on hand to watch 14 Mizzou Made standouts participate in various conditioning and positional drills including the 40-yard dash, vertical jump, standing broad jump and others. These former players put their talents on display one

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Mizzou Football Makes the Transition to iPads

Mizzou Athletic Director Mike Alden presented new iPads to the Mizzou Football Team on Monday, March 9, 2015. Alden was excited to have the opportunity to show off the iPads to the Mizzou Family before his time as the athletic director comes to an end. The football team is the first among all Mizzou sports

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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

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Gary Pinkel to be inducted into MAC Hall of Fame

Mizzou Football Head Coach Gary Pinkel will be inducted into the Mid-American Conference Hall of Fame on May 25, 2015. Before his tenure at Mizzou, Pinkel was the head football coach at the University of Toledo where he is the winningest football coach in school history. Pinkel was also a tight end at Kent State University,

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Mizzou Night at the Blues Game

Mizzou Football student-athletes Maty Mauk, Michael Scherer and Evan Boehm represented Mizzou at Mizzou Night at the Scottrade Center during a Blues Game on Saturday, March 14, 2015 in St. Louis, Mo. The Mizzou Football players, along with Golden Girls, cheerleaders and Truman spent the evening meeting fans. Boehm, Scherer and Mauk signed autographs before the game

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Mizzou Football Winning Edge

Mizzou Made, the all-encompassing player development program of Mizzou Football, helps Mizzou football players become their best possible selves academically, socially, and physically. But Mizzou Football achieves as much as it does on the field as it does off it. Winning Edge is Coach Gary Pinkel’s own physical and mental training regiment that focuses on

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Preparation, Consistency, and Accountability

“The easiest way to have your way is to go out and make it.” – Thoughts for Today The quote above applies to the standards of the Mizzou Football program. If you want success, you have to make success. You prepare to be the best. The most important aspect of the Mizzou Football philosophy is

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Mizzou Football Spring Practice #1

The Mizzou Football team had their first spring practice on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 in The ZOU. This is the first of 14 practices that the team will participate in this spring. The Mizzou Football Family is preparing for the spring football game on Saturday, April 18, 2015 in The ZOU. The game is scheduled

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Jeremy Maclin Signs with the Kansas City Chiefs

Mizzou Made Wide Receiver Jeremy Maclin is coming home to Missouri. He signed a contract with the Kansas City Chiefs for 5 years, $55 million. “We are proud of him being a part of our family here. A great, great player who makes big plays,” Mizzou Football Head Coach Gary Pinkel said. “But he brings so much

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