Month: April 2015

#MizzouMade First Round Draft Picks

Mizzou’s Shane Ray Drafted 23rd Overall by Denver Tiger defensive end becomes Mizzou’s seventh first rounder since 2009. CHICAGO, Ill. – Mizzou junior defensive end and reigning SEC Defensive Player of the Year Shane Ray (Kansas City, Mo.) was selected with the No. 23 overall pick in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos on

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2015 NFL Draft: Play 60

Several 2015 NFL Draft prospects participated in a NFL Play 60 Event in Chicago on Wednesday, April 29, 2015. Play 60, founded in 2007, is an NFL initiative that encourages kids to play for 60 minutes every day to tackle childhood obesity and encourage an active and healthy generation. Mizzou Made defensive lineman Shane Ray

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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

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Men As Allies

Mizzou Athletics has teamed up with True North of Columbia, a comprehensive sexual violence and domestic abuse service program, in hosting its “Men as Allies” event on the University of Missouri campus. University officials such as Mizzou Director of Athletics Mike Alden, as well as several student athletes were in attendance to demonstrate against sexual

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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

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Mizzou Made Players Reunite in The ZOU

Hundreds of Mizzou Made players returned to Columbia on April 18 for the annual Mizzou Black and Gold Spring Game, including current NFL stars Jeremy Maclin, Brad Smith, Sheldon Richardson and Tim Barnes. The Mizzou Tigers met at the Dan Devine Indoor Pavilion for the annual former players reunion before kickoff. The Mizzou Made players were

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Black and Gold Spring Game Highlights

Mizzou Football was back in action in The ZOU Saturday, April 18, and the atmosphere was just as electric as ever. Gary Pinkel’s squad gave the crowd of 30,000-plus a reason to cheer as the 2014 Mizzou seniors were recognized at midfield. Hundreds of MizzouMade players, including NFL stars like Jeremy Maclin, Brad Smith, Sheldon

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Shane Ray: Kansas City Sportsman of the Year

MizzouMade defensive end and top NFL prospect Shane Ray was honored at the annual Kansas City Sports Commission Awards Banquet Wednesday night as the Kansas City Marriott Downtown Sportsman of the Year. Ray attended Bishop Miege High School in Kansas City where he led his team to a class 4A Missouri State Championship, was selected

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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,

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Mizzou Football Spring Scrimmage

The Mizzou Football team scrimmaged on Tuesday, April 14 in The ZOU. Both sides of the ball made some impressive plays in what was the team’s last scrimmage before the Black and Gold Spring Game on April 18 at The ZOU. The offense made plays throughout the scrimmage, including a nice 12–yard fade from junior

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