The Maneater’s football writers gave their way-too-early SEC conference rankings and explanations for Missouri’s standing.
Football, softball and baseball were the main affected sports, but the entire athletic department was impacted by the sanctions.
Drew Lock was selected No. 42 overall by the Denver Broncos.
Drew Lock will be one of 23 prospects to attend the draft, while Emanuel Hall is projected to go in the fourth round.
Coach Barry Odom spoke positively of new quarterback Kelly Bryant, his potential backups and the special teams.
In their first appearance together, the duo connected three times for 48 yards.
The addition of Kelly Bryant was only one part of the roster turnover for the Tigers this offseason.
The plan will also move the student section away from midfield.
The Tigers rank No. 34 in the country, which is their highest ranking since 2015.
While 2019 may be a lost year in terms of accolades, the hope of a promising season from Kelly Bryant is crucial for the future of the program.
Missouri was handed postseason bans for its upcoming football, softball and baseball seasons on Thursday.
A Division I Committee on Infractions announced its ruling on an infraction involving a Missouri tutor and 12 student athletes in a Thursday morning release.
The junior running back was Missouri’s second-leading rusher in 2018.
Lock ends his career near the top of all-time Missouri passing charts, but it also ended with a feeling that was all too familiar.
MU nearly rallied from down 16 points in the fourth quarter against Oklahoma State before falling 9 yards short.
Some familiar names and newer, younger faces made their presence felt in the 33-38 loss.
Missouri kicks off against Oklahoma State at 2:45 p.m. CST New Year's Eve.
The Tigers kick off against Oklahoma State on Monday at 2:30 p.m. CST.
Missouri will be up against an Oklahoma State passing attack that averages 307 yards per game.
Missouri’s season, undeniably an overall success, still has had its what-ifs.