MU tailback De'Vion Moore reaches for extra yards against the Iowa State defense on Saturday.
MU Linebackers Andrew Gachkar, left, and Zaviar Gooden tackle ISU tight end Collin Franklin on Saturday.
Jack Trice Stadium waits the start of Iowa State's game against MU on Saturday. Fan turnout (both MU and ISU) was low, partially because it was 37 degrees outside.
Missouri freshman quarterback James Franklin fights off an Iowa State tackler on a run last Saturday in the Tigers' victory. Franklin has played in eight of the Tigers' games so far this season, rushing for 109 yards and two touchdowns and passing for 106 yards and another score.
Iowa State wide receiver Jake Williams fights MU linebacker Andrew Gachkar for a loose ball on Saturday.
As wide receiver Marcus Lucas and defensive lineman Brendan Donaldson look on, MU wide receiver T.J. Moe imitates a phone call with the Telephone Trophy, after shutting out Iowa State, 14-0. MU has beaten ISU each of the last four years.
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Here’s a multimedia project I diligently worked on for the last month. T.J. Sapp, motocross rider, is a really interesting kid with an even more intriguing story. Check it out:
T.J. Sapp, 19, catches some air Oct. 15 on a jump at Finger Lakes State Park. Sapp is suffering from a rough past on and off the track.
Sapp crashes on a right turn on the dirt track at Finger Lakes State Park on Oct. 15. Sapp said it was harder to ride when the dirt is so dry from the lack of rain.
Sapp rides motocross through a painful back injury. He says he won’t look into surgery to correct the problem for fear of causing a relapse into a pain-killer addiction. Landing sky-high jumps is his drug now.
Gary Pinkel tears up as senior football players run out through the tunnel on Senior Day at the MU vs. Kansas State game on Saturday.
Held by his aunt Michelle McCubbin before the game, 2-year-old Tradyn Kitchmer dressed up to stay warm and support his uncle, offensive lineman Kirk Lakebrink. Lakebrink is one of the 15 seniors who were celebrated during Senior Day on Saturday.
MU tailback Marcus Murphy runs the ball 55 yards on a punt return at the Missouri vs. Kansas State game on Saturday.
Roy Blunt won over Robin Carnahan