A perfect finish

Statistics and analysis from Missouri's 41-31 win over Oklahoma State in the Cotton Bowl Classic on January 3.

Grading the defense

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E.J. Gaines and Kony Ealy were Missouri's defensive MVPs in the Tigers' 41-31 Cotton Bowl win over Oklahoma State.

100% Cotton Trip Diary

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I trudged all the way down to Texas to watch the Tigers play some football. It might have been a little bit of fun.

Thanks, Henry

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Henry Josey declares for the 2014 NFL Draft

Time to grade the defense

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Assigning individual grades to Missouri's defensive players in the Tigers' 41-31 win over Oklahoma State in the Cotton Bowl.

Time to grade the offense

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Assigning individual grades to Missouri's offfensive players in the Tigers' 41-31 win over Oklahoma State in the Cotton Bowl.

Poll watch: Mizzou #5

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For the third time in its history, and the second time in the last seven years, Missouri has finished in the top five.

Links: Almost time to flip the switch

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James Franklin and Henry Josey are Mizzou greats, Mizzou hoops goes to basic training, and it's just about time to flip the switch from football to basketball.

Links: Goodbyes, tomorrows, etc.

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Michael Sam makes the Cotton Bowl's biggest play, Kony Ealy declares for the draft, and Andrew Wilson catches his father.

Video
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Links: Time to bask for a bit

For the second time in the Gary Pinkel era, the Tigers will finish ranked in the top 6 (or so) in the polls. For the second time in the Pinkel era, Mizzou made the "Final Four" of sorts, coming within a single win of the national title game.

"Tank. Slow down."

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After a terrible start, James Franklin slowed himself down, played well in the fourth quarter, and helped beat Oklahoma State in the Cotton Bowl.

Orange, Cotton shootouts end with defense

In both Miami and Arlington, the Tigers beat OSU. Let's take a look at the important numbers from Clemson's Orange Bowl victory over Ohio State and Missouri's Cotton Bowl defeat of Oklahoma State.

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