2017 Missouri Tigers football team

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2017 Missouri Tigers football
Mizzou Athletics wordmark.svg
Texas Bowl, L 16–33 vs. Texas
Conference Southeastern Conference
Division Eastern Division
2017 record 7–6 (4–4 SEC)
Head coach Barry Odom (2nd season)
Offensive coordinator Josh Heupel (2nd season)
Offensive scheme Spread
Defensive coordinator Barry Odom
Base defense 4–3
Home stadium Faurot Field
(Capacity: 71,168)
Seasons
← 2016
2018 →
2017 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
No. 2 Georgia xy$^   7 1         13 2  
South Carolina   5 3         9 4  
Kentucky   4 4         7 6  
Missouri   4 4         7 6  
Florida   3 5         4 7  
Vanderbilt   1 7         5 7  
Tennessee   0 8         4 8  
West Division
No. 10 Auburn xy   7 1         10 4  
No. 1 Alabama x#^   7 1         13 1  
No. 18 LSU   6 2         9 4  
No. 19 Mississippi State   4 4         9 4  
Texas A&M   4 4         7 6  
Ole Miss   3 5         6 6  
Arkansas   1 7         4 8  
Championship: Georgia 28, Auburn 7
  • # – College Football Playoff champion
  • ^ – College Football Playoff participant
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2017 Missouri Tigers football team represented the University of Missouri in the 2017 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Tigers played their home games at Faurot Field in Columbia, Missouri and competed in the Eastern Division of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). They were led by second-year head coach Barry Odom. They finished the season 7–6, 4–4 in SEC play to finish in a tie for third place in the Eastern Division. They were invited to the Texas Bowl where they lost to Texas.

On November 24, quarterback Drew Lock broke the SEC passing record for touchdowns in a season with 43, in a 48–45 win over Arkansas.

Recruiting[edit]

Position key[edit]

Back B Center C Cornerback CB Defensive back DB
Defensive end DE Defensive lineman DL Defensive tackle DT End E
Fullback FB Guard G Halfback HB Kicker K
Kickoff returner KR Offensive tackle OT Offensive lineman OL Linebacker LB
Long snapper LS Punter P Punt returner PR Quarterback QB
Running back RB Safety S Tight end TE Wide receiver WR

Recruits[edit]

The Tigers signed a total of 25 recruits.

Schedule[edit]

Missouri announced its 2017 football schedule on September 13, 2016. The 2017 schedule consists of 7 home games and 5 away games in the regular season. The Tigers will host SEC foes Auburn, Florida, South Carolina, and Tennessee, and will travel to Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, and Vanderbilt.[1]

The Tigers will host three of its four non–conference games which are against Idaho from the Sun Belt Conference, Missouri State from the Missouri Valley Football Conference, Purdue from the Big Ten Conference and travel to Connecticut from the American Athletic Conference.

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 11:00 a.m. Missouri State* Faurot FieldColumbia, MO SECN W 72–43   50,131
September 9 6:00 p.m. South Carolina Faurot Field • Columbia, MO ESPN2 L 13–31   55,023
September 16 3:00 p.m. Purdue* Faurot Field • Columbia, MO SECN L 3–35   53,262
September 23 6:30 p.m. No. 15 Auburn Faurot Field • Columbia, MO ESPNU L 14–51   54,574
October 7 6:30 p.m. at Kentucky Kroger FieldLexington, KY SECN L 34–40   57,476
October 14 6:30 p.m. at No. 4 Georgia Sanford StadiumAthens, GA SECN L 28–53   92,746
October 21 11:00 a.m. Idaho*dagger Faurot Field • Columbia, MO SECN W 68–21   47,648
October 28 5:30 p.m. at Connecticut* Rentschler FieldEast Hartford, CT CBSSN W 52–12   21,062
November 4 11:00 a.m. Florida Faurot Field • Columbia, MO ESPN2 W 45–16   49,154
November 11 6:30 p.m. Tennessee Faurot Field • Columbia, MO SECN W 50–17   50,637
November 18 6:30 p.m. at Vanderbilt Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, TN SECN W 45–17   22,910
November 24 1:30 p.m. at Arkansas Donald W. Reynolds Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR (Battle Line Rivalry) CBS W 48–45   64,529
December 27 8:00 pm vs. Texas* NRG StadiumHouston, TX (Texas Bowl) ESPN L 16–33   67,820
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.
Schedule Source:[2]

Roster[edit]

2017 Missouri Tigers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 1 Da'Ron Davis Fr
QB 2 Micah Wilson Redshirt.svg Fr
QB 3 Drew Lock Jr
RB 4 Isaiah Miller Fr
QB 5 Taylor Powell Fr
WR 6 J'Mon Moore Redshirt.svg Sr
WR 7 Nate Brown Redshirt.svg Sr
WR 8 Justin Smith Redshirt.svg So
WR 9 Dimetrios Mason So
QB 9 Hayden Rymer Redshirt.svg Fr
TE 10 Jason Reese Redshirt.svg Sr
TE 11 Kendall Blanton Redshirt.svg Jr
WR 12 Johnathon Johnson Redshirt.svg So
WR 14 Ray Wingo Redshirt.svg Jr
RB 16 Damarea Crockett So
WR 17 Richaud Floyd Redshirt.svg So
WR 18 Dominic Collins Sr
QB 19 Jack Lowary Redshirt.svg So
RB 21 Ish Witter Sr
RB 22 Dawson Downing Redshirt.svg Fr
WR 24 Cameren Rivers Redshirt.svg Sr
WR 28 Steven Spadarotto Jr
WR 29 Nate Strong Jr
RB 33 Larry Rountree III Fr
WR 36 Daniel Ellinger Redshirt.svg Fr
RB 43 Jerney Jones Redshirt.svg Fr
RB 45 Ezra Vaoifi Fr
OL 50 Hyrin Morrison-White Fr
OL 54 Trystan Castillo Redshirt.svg Fr
OL 56 Samson Bailey Redshirt.svg Jr
OL 57 Alec Abeln Redshirt.svg Sr
OL 59 Case Cook Fr
OL 62 Thomas Grossman Jr
OL 66 Adam Ploudre Redshirt.svg Sr
OL 67 Jonah Dubinski Redshirt.svg So
OL 69 AJ Harris Redshirt.svg So
OL 70 Yasir Durant So
OL 71 Kevin Pendleton Redshirt.svg Jr
OL 72 Kyle Mitchell Redshirt.svg Sr
OL 75 Tre'Vour Simms So
OL 76 Tyler Howell Sr
OL 77 Paul Adams Redshirt.svg Jr
OL 78 Pompey Coleman Fr
OL 79 Larry Borom Fr
TE 81 Albert Okwuegbunam Redshirt.svg Fr
WR 84 Emanuel Hall Jr
TE 88 Logan Christopherson Fr
TE 89 Brendan Scales Redshirt.svg Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
S 1 Anthony Hines Sr
LB 2 TJ Warren Redshirt.svg So
S 3 Ronnell Perkins Redshirt.svg So
DL 5 Terry Beckner Jr
LB 6 Tavon Ross Redshirt.svg Jr
S 7 Cam Hilton Jr
S 8 Thomas Wilson Sr
DL 9 Malik Young Jr
S 10 Tyree Gillespie Fr
LB 11 Brandon Lee Redshirt.svg Jr
S 11 Jordan Ulmer Fr
S 12 Dominic Nelson Redshirt.svg Jr
DB 14 Adam Sparks Fr
LB 15 Grant Jones Redshirt.svg Jr
DL 16 Marcell Frazier Redshirt.svg Sr
DB 17 DeMarkus Acy So
S 18 Joshuah Bledsoe Fr
DB 19 Terry Petry Fr
DL 20 Myles Eaddy Redshirt.svg Fr
S 20 Kaleb Prewett Redshirt.svg Jr
DB 21 Christian Holmes So
DB 22 Anthony Sherrils Redshirt.svg Sr
LB 24 Terez Hall Jr
LB 25 Jamal Brooks Fr
DB 28 Logan Cheadle Sr
DL 29 Nate Anderson Jr
S 30 Ryan Dalley Redshirt.svg So
DB 31 Finis Stribling IV Redshirt.svg Jr
DB 33 Jerod Alton Redshirt.svg Fr
LB 34 Joey Burkett Redshirt.svg Sr
DB 35 Sean Boyd Redshirt.svg So
LB 38 Eric Beisel Redshirt.svg Sr
DL 39 Chris Turner Fr
LB 40 Aubrey Miller Jr. Fr
DL 45 Franklin Agbasimere Redshirt.svg So
LB 46 Jacob Trump Jr
LB 47 Cale Garrett So
LB 48 Roderick Winters Redshirt.svg Jr
DL 51 Ed Cruz Sr
LB 53 Joe Hoy Redshirt.svg So
DL 55 Jordan Harold Redshirt.svg Sr
DL 61 Adam Roland Redshirt.svg Jr
DL 72 Caleb Sampson Fr
DL 78 Kobie Whiteside Fr
DL 88 Nate Howard Jr
DL 90 Markell Utsey So
DL 93 Tre Williams Redshirt.svg Fr
DL 94 Tyrell Jacobs Redshirt.svg So
DL 95 Rashad Brandon Redshirt.svg Jr
DL 96 A.J. Logan Redshirt.svg Sr
DL 97 Akial Byers Fr
DL 99 Walter Palmore Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 19 Tucker McCann So
P 26 Corey Fatony Jr
LS 81 Harley Whitehouse Redshirt.svg So
LS 86 James Workman So
K 92 Nick Bartolotta Redshirt.svg Sr
K 93 Andrew Carr Jr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • Andy Hill (Associate Head Coach / Wide Receivers)
  • Cornell Ford (Assistant Head Coach / Running Backs)
  • DeMontie Cross (Defensive Coordinator / Inside Linebackers)
  • Josh Heupel (Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks)
  • Ryan Walters (Co-Defensive Coordinator / Secondary)
  • Glen Elarbee (Offensive Line)
  • Joe Jon Finley (Tight Ends)
  • Brick Haley (Defensive Line)
  • Brian Odom (Outside Linebackers)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Roster
Last update: July 18, 2017

References[edit]

  1. ^ "@MizzouFootball Announces 2017 Schedule" (Press release). University of Missouri Department of Athletics. September 13, 2016. Retrieved December 25, 2016. 
  2. ^ "2017 Missouri Tigers Football Schedule". FB Schedules. Retrieved December 25, 2016.