1984 Missouri Tigers football team

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1984 Missouri Tigers football
Conference Big Eight Conference
1984 record 3–7–1 (2–4–1 Big 8)
Head coach Warren Powers (7th season)
Home stadium Faurot Field
Seasons
← 1983
1985 →
1984 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 4 Nebraska + 6 1 0     10 2 0
No. 6 Oklahoma + 6 1 0     9 2 1
No. 7 Oklahoma State 5 2 0     10 2 0
Kansas 4 3 0     5 6 0
Kansas State 2 4 1     3 7 1
Missouri 2 4 1     3 7 1
Colorado 1 6 0     1 10 0
Iowa State 0 5 2     2 7 2
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1984 Missouri Tigers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Missouri in the Big Eight Conference (Big 8) during the 1984 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team compiled a 3–7–1 record (2–4–1 against Big 8 opponents), finished in a tie for fifth place in the Big 8, and outscored its opponents by a combined total of 310 to 301. Warren Powers was the head coach for the seventh of seven seasons.[1][2] The team played its home games at Faurot Field in Columbia, Missouri.

The team's statistical leaders included Jon Redd with 668 rushing yards, Marlon Adler with 1,128 passing yards, and George Shorthose with 601 receiving yards.[3][4]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 8at Illinois*L 24–30 
September 15Wisconsin*L 34–35 
September 22Mississippi State*
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, MO
W 47–30 
September 29No. 19 Notre Dame*
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, MO
L 14–16 
October 6Colorado
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, MO
W 52–7 
October 13at No. 6 NebraskaL 23–33 
October 20at Kansas StateW 61–21 
October 27Iowa State
T 14–14 
November 3at No. 10 OklahomaL 7–49 
November 10at No. 7 Oklahoma StateL 13–31 
November 17Kansas
L 21–35 
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game


References[edit]

  1. ^ "1984 Missouri Tigers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 15, 2016. 
  2. ^ "2016 Mizzou Football Media Guide" (PDF). University of Missouri. p. 158. Retrieved December 15, 2016. 
  3. ^ "2014 Mizzou Football Records Book" (PDF). University of Missouri. pp. 26–27. Retrieved December 15, 2016. 
  4. ^ "1984 Missouri Tigers Statistics". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 15, 2016.