Mizzou Football history

Learn some of the history of Mizzou football by watching these highlight videos ranging from 1928 to 1970s.

MU 1928
Film shot before, during and after the 1928 Missouri vs. Kansas football game in Columbia, Missouri. Shows pre-game, in game and half-time clips. Also shows the Memorial Union tower under construction. Filmed by Clyde Shepard, one of the owners of Central Dairy and owner of the farm which became the Shepard subdivision on the south side of Columbia.

MU Football 1939 & Paul Christman
The story of Paul Christman and the 1939 University of Missouri football team. It was Missouri’s first Orange Bowl team, first Big 6 Conference Champion and the first to finish in the AP Top 10.

MU Football 1941
The story of the 1941 Missouri football team. Led by Don Faurot and the Split T option attack that he created, the MU football team led the nation in rushing on the way to an 8-1 regular season record and an appearance in the 1942 Sugar Bowl against eastern power Fordham University.

MU Football 1960
A review of the University of Missouri’s 1960 football season. Featuring the emotional recollections of former MU head football coach Dan Devine, assistant coach Al Onofrio and star running back Norris Stevenson. All three are now deceased, Stevenson having most recently passed away on March 3, 2012. Excerpted from the 1990 VHS videotape “100 Years of Missouri Football.”

MU Football 1969
Jack Buck, the long-time voice of the St. Louis Cardinals, who also called Missouri football games, describes the 1969 Missouri football season. Led by quarterback Terry McMillan and All-American WR Mel Gray, Missouri shared the Big 8 Conference title that year with Nebraska and played Penn State in the 1970 Orange Bowl.

MU Football Early 1970s
Missouri Tiger Football Of The Early 1970’s, After Al Onofrio took over the head coaching duties at Mizzou.

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