Mizzou Football Links
First, for those who missed it in the thread below: here's Chase Daniel's 16-yard run late in yesterday's New Orleans win.
The Trib (Dave Matter): Emptying the Notebook: Lost in Lubbock
By my count, of Gabbert’s 18 incomplete passes here’s how they broke down:
Eight were for Jerrell Jackson. Some were overthrown, a few more were drops. Jackson also had two catches waved off for offensive pass interference. Add those 10 throws to Jackson’s lone completion and you get a passing attack that targeted Jackson nearly 33 percent of the time. And he caught one ball. Something’s not right there.
"We’ve got to get it figured out whatever it is," Moe said. "We got some big plays out of our running backs. We really didn’t have any big plays out of our receivers. I don’t know what else to say other than that. I thought the line did its job. The quarterback did his job. The running backs did their job. We didn’t."
Gabbert said the problems were a matter of poor timing with his receivers, the same players he’s been throwing to during spring practices, summer 7-on-7 drills, preseason camp and weekly in-season practices. What can the Tigers work on that they haven’t been for months?
"We just got to work better together," he said. "We’ve got to get our timing down. We need to get open. I need to make better throws. It’s a team effort. You can’t blame the loss on anyone."
- Post-Dispatch: Mizzou's season remains to be defined
- KC Star: Tigers left to pick up the pieces after Saturday's loss to Tech
The Missourian: Players try to diagnose problems with Missouri's passing game
After the game, Moe spoke in a clipped tone as he discussed the failures of the passing game, his speech interrupted with frustrated pauses and sighs. It was the voice of someone who knew his team is better than it showed, who knew that some of the blame rested on his shoulders.
"I think we’ve proven this year when we come out and play our A game, we can beat anyone," Moe said.
For Moe and the rest of the Missouri offense, that was the problem. They know they move the ball through the air, they know they are more than one dimension, they know they’re better than that.
Double-T Nation: Post Game Thoughts | Missouri 17, Texas Tech 24
Big 12 Links
- Dallas Morning News: Weekend's remarkable rallies, upsets and blowouts a microcosm of crazy Big 12 season
Dr. Saturday: Aggies defense stands tall to turn back Sooners
Daily Oklahoman: Texas A&M's physicality was the difference
Daily Oklahoman: Plenty of blame to go around for Oklahoma's goal-line failures (Hmm...this seems familiar...)
Dr. Saturday: Buffs' Kansas collapse is the end for Dan Hawkins. But when do they pull the plug?
Lawrence Journal-World: Like KU against Buffs, Quinn Mecham 'got hot'
Burnt Orange Nation: Inside the Numbers: Texas Versus Kansas State
Austin American-Statesman: Longhorns at a loss to explain another defeat
Austin American-Statesman: Chykie Brown out for rest of season
Daily Oklahoman: Brandon Weeden says offense is 'starting to mesh' (Um...you think?)
Daily Oklahoman: Five reasons Oklahoma State is on top of the South
Dr. Saturday: Iowa State goes down the right way: On a crazy fake kick
Omaha World-Herald: Close call in Ames puts NU in reverse in BCS
SI.com (Stewart Mandel): Projecting all 35 bowl matchups
ESPN.com Big 12 Blog: Big 12 bowl projections
The thought of the Insight Bowl gives me the blah's ... but man oh man, would Mizzou-Michigan have a lot of fun potential...
- MUtigers.com: Mizzou Dominates in Preseason Win
- The Trib: Options aplenty in MU's exhibition rout
- The Missourian: Missouri turns tune-up game into highlight reel
KC Star: Missouri crushes Harris-Stowe in exhibition opener
KC Star: Phil Pressey poised to leap into prominence
- Post-Dispatch: Mizzou has talent, depth, tournament experience
KBIA Sports Extra: VIDEO: Mike Anderson discusses Mizzou's returning players
KBIA Sports Extra: PHOTOS: Mizzou 114, Harris-Stowe 60
- PowerMizzou: PMTV: An easy opener
- Fox Sports MW: Bowers leads No. 15 Missouri to exhibition win
Other Mizzou Links
MUtigers.com: Volleyball Upsets No. 12 Iowa State in Ames
The Missourian: Missouri volleyball team topples No. 12 Iowa State
Mizzou Women's Basketball
MUtigers.com: Tigers Pick Up 68-66 Exhibition Victory (yikes...)
The Missourian: Seniors lead Missouri women's basketball team to exhibition win
The Wiz of Odds: Best Trick Play Ever? (We should totally try this...)