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MizzouFan

  • joined Nov 16, 2008
  • last login Jul 10, 2014
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Steckel's Thinking

Conventional wisdom going into the game: Auburn lives and dies by the run. The way to beat Auburn is to make them throw. Sell out to stop to the run. Missouri never stacked the box. They...

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Ghosts of Thanksgivings Past

With MU’s gridiron success this season and the prospect of an SEC division-deciding game against A&M on Thanksgiving weekend, there understandably hasn't been much chatter about the big rivalry...

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What to Expect from Mauk?

How sad to see Franklin go down. I was just loving the way he was playing, using all his receivers, using the whole field (especially between the hashes), using his arm and his legs. What do...

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KU's Lame Jayhawk Tradition

With the potential that Saturday’s game will be the last in the MU-KU rivalry, here is a parting shot (at least for now) at KU - and their beloved Jayhawk moniker. KU’s version of the origin of...

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50 Years Ago – The 1961 MU-KU Game

The 1960 MU-KU game, in which the Jayhawks defeated No. 1 ranked MU with the aid of an ineligible player, is recognized by most MU and KU fans as one the classics in the football rivalry.  Fewer...

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Rivalry Week Reading

In case you missed them and are interested, here are some articles on historical aspects of the rivalry I have posted over the last few years.  (A little football and a lot of the real Border War.) ...

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A Look Back on the MU-KU Football Rivalry

The MU-KU rivalry has always been a key component of MU’s football tradition.  This week’s game is looking like it could be the last in the rivalry series (at least for a while).  Hoping it...

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KU Fandom's "Slaver" Epithet

It is somewhat of a KU fan tradition to fling the “slaver” epithet at MU fans.  With current rival fan banter over MU’s apparently impending move to the SEC and the potential end of the rivalry,...

Steele's Projection on MU - Miami (Ohio)

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If we stuff the run as Steele projects, how many sacks?

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Why the NCAA Sucks

Which is the bigger bribe to a propsective student-athlete?  A.)  A $10,000 payment to a player? B.)  Giving the player's parent a $50,000+ job in Lawrence that will last a period of 1 to 4...

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MU's Multi-Year All-Conference Football Players

I compiled this list under the assumption that these would be among the guys that would deserve consideration in an effort to identify the all-time greats.  If anyone would be so inclined,  I would...

KU Lies

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Check out the new KU football website (neat format), and click traditions, rivalries, Border Showdown. I am surprised an institution of higher learning (even KU) would want anything to do with an attempt to present such as pack of lies as history.

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KU's 2010 Border War Rant

I was wondering if Gill would continue the annual tradition of perpetunating the hate and rilling up the boys prior to the MU-KU game.  Fambrough was reportedly too ill to give the speech, but KU...

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FSN Border War Intro

Did anyone else catch the intro?  In their take on the origin of he rivalry, FSN had a sound little summary: the devastation by Lane and Jennison in western Missouri, Lawrence indentified as a...

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The 1960 MU-KU Controversy

Norm Beal did not have a lot of running room that fateful day. The 1960 game is the most infamous in the long MU-KU football rivalry.  In the regular season finale that year, KU beat No. 1 ranked...

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Question on the 1960 Coan Affair

I am doing some research with the intent to write an article later this season the 50th anniversary of the Coan affair. I have found some pretty interesting stuff.  However, there is one thing I am...

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Rock Chalk, Rob, KU?

Or, KU’s Paean of Pillaging “Rock Chalk, Jay Hawk, KU.” The chant is known to many. How many understand its origin? Ask KU fans about the chant, and a respectable percentage of them are able to...

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MU and the "Tigers" Moniker

[Ed.: Bumped to the Front Page. MAJOR thanks to Keith for sharing.] The University of Missouri’s explanation is concise: "The nickname ‘Tigers’ given to Mizzou's athletic teams, traces its origin...

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The Origins of the MU-KU Rivalry - Concluding Thoughts

Ed. Note - Bumped from FanPosts   One man that rode with Quantrill in his youth wrote the following later in life, well after the war, “We are all now under one flag and have clasped hands with...

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Part 4: KU Adopts the Jayhawker Moniker

Rock M Nation hosts Part Four of a four-part series on the historical origin of the Missouri/Kansas rivalry

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Part 3: The Lawrence Raid

{Editor's note: In preparation for this year's Border War, RMN reader Keith Piontek has authored a four-part series on the origins of the Missouri/Kansas rivalry. Today, we have part three.}   ...

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Part 2: Jennison the Jayhawker

Rock M Nation hosts a look at the historical foundation for the Missouri/Kansas rivalry. Part two of a four-part series takes a look at Jennison the Jayhawker.

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Part 1: Kansas Mythology

Rock M Nation hosts a look at the historical foundation for the Missouri/Kansas rivalry. Part one of a four-part series takes a look at "Kansas mythology."

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