2016 Missouri Tigers football team


The 2016 Missouri Tigers football team (also called "Mizzou") represented the University of Missouri in the 2016 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 first-year head coach Barry Odom. They finished the season 4–8, 2–6 in SEC play to finish in last place in the East Division.

2016 Missouri Tigers football
Mizzou Athletics wordmark.svg
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionEastern Division
2016 record4–8 (2–6 SEC)
Head coachBarry Odom (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorJosh Heupel (1st season)
Offensive schemeSpread
Defensive coordinatorDeMontie Cross (1st season)
Base defense4–3
Home stadiumFaurot Field
(Capacity:71,004 )
Seasons
← 2015
2017 →
2016 Southeastern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
No. 14 Florida x   6 2         9 4  
No. 22 Tennessee   4 4         9 4  
Georgia   4 4         8 5  
Kentucky   4 4         7 6  
South Carolina   3 5         6 7  
Vanderbilt   3 5         6 7  
Missouri   2 6         4 8  
West Division
No. 2 Alabama x$^   8 0         14 1  
No. 24 Auburn   5 3         8 5  
No. 13 LSU   5 3         8 4  
Texas A&M   4 4         8 5  
Arkansas   3 5         7 6  
Mississippi State   3 5         6 7  
Ole Miss   2 6         5 7  
Championship: Alabama 54, Florida 16
  • ^ – College Football Playoff participant
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

Missouri announced its 2016 football schedule on October 29, 2015. The 2016 schedule consists of 7 home and 5 away games in the regular season. The Tigers will host SEC foes Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, and Vanderbilt, and will travel to Florida, LSU, South Carolina, and Tennessee.[1]

The Tigers will host three of its four of its non–conference games which are against Delaware State Hornets from the FCS Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, Eastern Michigan Eagles from the Mid-American Conference, Middle Tennessee from Conference USA, and West Virginia Mountaineers from the Big 12 Conference.

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 311:00 a.m.at West Virginia*FS1L 11–2660,125
September 106:30 p.m.Eastern Michigan*SECNW 61–2151,192
September 176:30 p.m.No. 16 Georgia
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, MO
SECNL 27–2857,098
September 243:00 p.m.Delaware State*
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, MO
SECNW 79–053,472
October 16:30 p.m.at LSUSECNL 7–42102,071
October 153:00 p.m.at No. 18 FloridaSECNL 14–4088,825
October 223:00 p.m.Middle Tennessee* 
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, MO
SECNL 45–5152,351
October 2911:00 a.m.Kentucky
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, MO
SECNL 21–3550,234
November 53:00 p.m.at South CarolinaSECNL 21–3173,817
November 122:30 p.m.Vanderbilt
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, MO
SECNW 26–1750,261
November 192:30 p.m.at TennesseeCBSL 37–63101,012
November 251:30 p.m.Arkansas
CBSW 28–2451,043
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game
  • All times are in Central time
Schedule Source:[2]

Game summariesEdit

at West VirginiaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 0 3 0 8 11
Mountaineers 10 3 10 3 26
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–2 1998 MIZZOU, 34–31

Eastern MichiganEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 0 7 14 0 21
Tigers 14 19 14 14 61
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 1997 MIZZOU, 44–24

GeorgiaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#16 Bulldogs 7 14 0 7 28
Tigers 10 10 7 0 27
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–4 2015 UGA, 9–6

Delaware StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Hornets 0 0 0 0 0
Tigers 30 28 14 7 79
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

at LSUEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
MIZ Tigers 0 0 0 7 7
LSU Tigers 7 14 7 14 42
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 1978 MIZZOU, 20–15

at FloridaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 0 0 7 7 14
#18 Gators 0 20 6 14 40
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–2 2015 FLA, 21–3

Middle TennesseeEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Blue Raiders 13 21 7 10 51
Tigers 14 14 7 10 45
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2003 MIZZOU, 41–40

KentuckyEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Wildcats 7 14 7 7 35
Tigers 0 7 0 14 21
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–3 2015 UK, 21–13

at South CarolinaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 0 14 7 0 21
Gamecocks 7 14 7 3 31
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–2 2015 MIZZOU, 24–10

VanderbiltEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Commodores 0 10 7 0 17
Tigers 6 13 0 7 26
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–3–1 2015 VANDY, 10–3

at TennesseeEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 6 14 7 10 37
Volunteers 7 14 14 28 63
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–1 2015 TENN, 19–8

ArkansasEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Razorbacks 14 10 0 0 24
Tigers 7 0 14 7 28
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–3 2015 ARK, 28–3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2016 @MIZZOUFOOTBALL SCHEDULE FINALIZED" (Press release). University of Missouri Department of Athletics. October 29, 2015. Retrieved November 19, 2015.
  2. ^ "2016 Missouri Tigers Football Schedule". FB Schedules. Retrieved November 19, 2015.