1969 Missouri Tigers football team

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1969 Missouri Tigers football
Co-Big Eight Champions
Orange Bowl, L 3–10 vs. Penn State
Conference Big Eight Conference
Ranking
Coaches #6
AP #6
1969 record 9–2 (6–1 Big 8)
Head coach Dan Devine (12th year)
Captain Sam Adams
Captain Jon Staggers
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1968 1970 »
1969 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6 Missouri § 6 1 0     9 2 0
#11 Nebraska § 6 1 0     9 2 0
#16 Colorado 5 2 0     8 3 0
Oklahoma 4 3 0     6 4 0
Kansas State 3 4 0     5 5 0
Oklahoma State 3 4 0     5 5 0
Iowa State 1 6 0     3 7 0
Kansas 0 7 0     1 9 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1969 Missouri Tigers football team represented the University of Missouri during the 1969 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result
September 11 Air Force* #11 Memorial StadiumColumbia, MO W 19–17  
September 27 vs. Illinois* #11 Busch Memorial StadiumSt. Louis, MO (Illinois-Missouri football rivalry) W 37–6  
October 4 at #13 Michigan* #9 Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI W 40–17  
October 11 #20 Nebraska #7 Memorial Stadium • Columbia, MO (Missouri-Nebraska Bell) W 17–7  
October 18 Oklahoma State #6 Memorial Stadium • Columbia, MO W 31–21  
October 25 at Colorado #5 Folsom FieldBoulder, CO L 24–31  
November 1 Kansas Statedagger #14 Memorial Stadium • Columbia, MO W 41–38  
November 8 #20 Oklahoma #9 Memorial Stadium • Columbia, MO (Tiger-Sooner Peace Pipe) ABC (regional) W 44–10  
November 15 at Iowa State #8 Cyclone Field • Ames, IA (Telephone Trophy) W 40–13  
November 22 at Kansas #7 Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS (Border War) W 69–21  
January 1 vs. #2 Penn State* #6 Orange BowlMiami, FL (Orange Bowl) L 3–10  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Game notes[edit]

Michigan[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Missouri 0 24 0 16 40
Michigan 3 0 14 0 17

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Kansas[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Missouri 21 7 28 13 69
Kansas 0 7 7 7 21

Terry McMillian broke the Big Eight single-season touchdown pass record of 16 and the single-game school record of Paul Christman. The victory gave Missouri a share of the Big Eight title with Nebraska and a berth in the Orange Bowl. [3]


Awards[edit]

  • All-Big Eight: E Mel Gray, OT Larron Jackson, DT Mark Kuhlmann, S Dennis Poppe

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 Missouri football information guide.
  2. ^ "Missouri Mauls Michigan, 40-17." Palm Beach Post. 1969 Oct 5.
  3. ^ "Missouri Mauls Kansas; Ties in Big Eight." Palm Beach Post. 1969 Nov 23.
  4. ^ 2011 Missouri football information guide.