Posts Tagged ‘Kansas State’


Jared Perry cleared for Texas Bowl participation

December 28, 2009

By Craig Thomas

Jared Perry can play against Navy (From

According to the MU athletic department, Missouri WR Jared Perry is healthy enough to play in Thursday’s Texas Bowl game against Navy. Perry has been practicing with the rest of the team.

Perry hurt his knee Nov. 14 against Kansas State and missed the rest of the regular season. He spent some time on crutches while the team prepared for its final games against Iowa State and Kansas. Pinkel said at the time that Perry’s progress would be evaluated during December.

This is great news for MU and the senior from La Marque, Texas, a town just 45 minutes from Houston. Perry, who started every game this year up until his injury, has 46 catches for 696 yards and 6 touchdowns this year (second on the team in every category behind Danario Alexander).



November 15, 2009

By Craig Thomas

I got into Manhattan in the early morning hours Saturday and left after the game, so I’ve only taken a few photos. Thanks for reading.


Neat landmark visible from the stadium


The stadium is named for two-time coach Bill Snyder.


A few Kansas State students got in early despite cold weather.


Postgame notes (MU 38-12)

November 14, 2009

By Craig Thomas

Missouri beat Kansas State this afternoon 38-12. The Tigers are now bowl eligible with six wins.

– Danario Alexander was the primary star again today. He had ten catches for 200 yards, including an incredible touchdown reception while double-covered and an 80-yard score in the third quarter.

– Blaine Gabbert had another good statistical game. He threw 20 completions on 27 attempts for 298 yards and three touchdowns (all to Alexander).

– Mizzou did not turn the ball over today.

– Though the rushing totals are still low, Derrick Washington looked better tallying 68 yards on 13 carries, which led the team. Interestingly, WR Jerrell Jackson had three carries for 24 yards.

– Jarrell Harrison made his first interception as a Tiger. He picked off Kansas State quarterback Grant Gregory in the fourth quarter and returned the ball 27 yards.

– Missouri beat Kansas State for the fourth straight year.

– The Tigers kept themselves in contention for the Big 12 North race, but will be knocked out if Nebraska beats Kansas tonight.


LIVE! from Manhattan, Ks.

November 14, 2009

By Craig Thomas

10:15 a.m. Missouri players take the field. Mutual applause between them and the couple dozen Tiger fans already inside. The last time the Missouri team stood in this spot; fans and players celebrated a win that helped carry the Tigers to a North division championship.

Just before 10 a.m. It’s game No. 10 for Mizzou football 2009, and we’re getting set up for an early one. The Wildcats warmed up on the field for a bit and are now heading inside; no sign of Missouri yet on this cool morning.

There are probably about 100 students who have taken their spots in the first couple rows. A few Mizzou fans have wandered in – otherwise the stadium’s empty.

Mizzou is 5-4 and looking for its second conference win. Kansas State looks to keep control of the Big 12 North with a win today. Still, the Tigers are one-point favorites.

Check back here for more updates throughout the game.


Time TBA for ISU; Border Showdown on ABC

November 9, 2009

By Craig Thomas

Missouri’s Nov. 21 home game against Iowa State will not be shown on television. The time is still to be announced, but generally Missouri’s non-televised home games are at 1 p.m.

The Tigers will appear on TV Nov. 28 against Kansas. ABC will show the Border Showdown at 2:30 p.m.

Missouri’s next game, at Kansas State, will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday on Versus.