2017 Missouri Tigers football
Texas Bowl, L 16–33 vs. Texas
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionEastern Division
2017 record7–6 (4–4 SEC)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorJosh Heupel (2nd season)
Offensive schemeSpread
Defensive coordinatorBarry Odom
Base defense4–3
Home stadiumFaurot Field
(Capacity: 71,168)
Seasons
← 2016
2018 →
2017 Southeastern Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
East Division
No. 2 Georgia x$^   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
  • * Ole Miss ineligible for postseason due to NCAA sanctions
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

Position key

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

The Tigers signed a total of 25 recruits.

Schedule

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 UConn from the American Athletic Conference.

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 211:00 a.m.Missouri State*SECNW 72–4350,131
September 96:00 p.m.South Carolina
ESPN2L 13–3155,023
September 163:00 p.m.Purdue*
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, MO
SECNL 3–3553,262
September 236:30 p.m.No. 15 Auburn
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, MO
ESPNUL 14–5154,574
October 76:30 p.m.at KentuckySECNL 34–4057,476
October 146:30 p.m.at No. 4 GeorgiaSECNL 28–5392,746
October 2111:00 a.m.Idaho*dagger
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, MO
SECNW 68–2147,648
October 285:30 p.m.at UConn*CBSSNW 52–1221,062
November 411:00 a.m.Florida
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, MO
ESPN2W 45–1649,154
November 116:30 p.m.Tennessee
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, MO
SECNW 50–1750,637
November 186:30 p.m.at VanderbiltSECNW 45–1722,910
November 241:30 p.m.at ArkansasCBSW 48–4564,529
December 278:00 pmvs. Texas*ESPNL 16–3367,820
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game
  • All times are in Central time
Schedule Source:[2]

Roster

2017 Missouri Tigers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 1 Da'Ron Davis Fr
QB 2 Micah Wilson
 Fr
QB 3 Drew Lock Jr
RB 4 Isaiah Miller Fr
QB 5 Taylor Powell Fr
WR 6 J'Mon Moore
 Sr
WR 7 Nate Brown
 Sr
WR 8 Justin Smith
 So
WR 9 Dimetrios Mason So
QB 9 Hayden Rymer
 Fr
TE 10 Jason Reese
 Sr
TE 11 Kendall Blanton
 Jr
WR 12 Johnathon Johnson
 So
WR 14 Ray Wingo
 Jr
RB 16 Damarea Crockett So
WR 17 Richaud Floyd
 So
WR 18 Dominic Collins Sr
QB 19 Jack Lowary
 So
RB 21 Ish Witter Sr
RB 22 Dawson Downing
 Fr
WR 24 Cameren Rivers
 Sr
WR 28 Steven Spadarotto Jr
WR 29 Nate Strong Jr
RB 33 Larry Rountree III Fr
WR 36 Daniel Ellinger
 Fr
RB 43 Jerney Jones
 Fr
RB 45 Ezra Vaoifi Fr
OL 50 Hyrin Morrison-White Fr
OL 54 Trystan Colon-Castillo
 Fr
OL 56 Samson Bailey
 Jr
OL 57 Alec Abeln
 Sr
OL 59 Case Cook Fr
OL 62 Thomas Grossman Jr
OL 66 Adam Ploudre
 Sr
OL 67 Jonah Dubinski
 So
OL 69 AJ Harris
 So
OL 70 Yasir Durant So
OL 71 Kevin Pendleton
 Jr
OL 72 Kyle Mitchell
 Sr
OL 75 Tre'Vour Simms So
OL 76 Tyler Howell Sr
OL 77 Paul Adams
 Jr
OL 78 Pompey Coleman Fr
OL 79 Larry Borom Fr
TE 81 Albert Okwuegbunam
 Fr
WR 84 Emanuel Hall Jr
TE 88 Logan Christopherson Fr
TE 89 Brendan Scales
 Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
S 1 Anthony Hines Sr
LB 2 TJ Warren
 So
S 3 Ronnell Perkins
 So
DL 5 Terry Beckner Jr
LB 6 Tavon Ross
 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
 Jr
S 11 Jordan Ulmer Fr
S 12 Dominic Nelson
 Jr
DB 14 Adam Sparks Fr
LB 15 Grant Jones
 Jr
DL 16 Marcell Frazier
 Sr
DB 17 DeMarkus Acy So
S 18 Joshuah Bledsoe Fr
DB 19 Terry Petry Fr
DL 20 Myles Eaddy
 Fr
S 20 Kaleb Prewett
 Jr
DB 21 Christian Holmes So
DB 22 Anthony Sherrils
 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
 So
DB 31 Finis Stribling IV
 Jr
DB 33 Jerod Alton
 Fr
LB 34 Joey Burkett
 Sr
DB 35 Sean Boyd
 So
LB 38 Eric Beisel
 Sr
DL 39 Chris Turner Fr
LB 40 Aubrey Miller Jr. Fr
DL 45 Franklin Agbasimere
 So
LB 46 Jacob Trump Jr
LB 47 Cale Garrett So
LB 48 Roderick Winters
 Jr
DL 51 Ed Cruz Sr
LB 53 Joe Hoy
 So
DL 55 Jordan Harold
 Sr
DL 61 Adam Roland
 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
 Fr
DL 94 Tyrell Jacobs
 So
DL 95 Rashad Brandon
 Jr
DL 96 A.J. Logan
 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
 So
LS 86 James Workman So
K 92 Nick Bartolotta
 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
  • Redshirt

Roster
Last update: July 18, 2017

References

  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.