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Missouri head coach Barry Odom gets a two-year contract extension that will keep him in Columbia through the 2022-23 season.
Ryan Walters has been promoted to Missouri's defensive coordinator. He had served as co-defensive coordinator the past two seasons for the Tigers.
Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer
If Jeremy Pruitt finalizes a deal with Tennessee, the SEC East coaching roster will consist of Florida's Dan Mullen and six former defensive coordinators. Three of them -- Georgia's Kirby Smart, South Carolina's Will Muschamp and Pruitt -- worked under Alabama's Nick Saban.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Josh Heupel's hiring at UCF should serve as inspiration to promising coaches who need to revive their careers. After being dumped by Oklahoma, his alma mater, Heupel got back on track at Utah State for a year before coming to Missouri and completely turning around the Tigers offense. Now he has one of the better head-coaching jobs in the country. Impressive.
Josh Heupel, who helped Missouri put up big numbers in his two seasons as offensive coordinator, will be the new head coach at UCF.
Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer
UCF follows the Frost Formula in plucking Josh Heupel from Mizzou. Should make for a smooth transition after bowl season. Interested to learn what this means for Troy Walters. No matter, the next four weeks will be an odd time in those coaching offices. The players deserve for it to be handled gracefully. Likely that Danny White will manage the situation well.
In the final SEC power rankings before bowl season, College Football Playoff participants Georgia and Alabama lead the way.
QBs Stidham and Lock highlight SEC's best
Not only did Auburn's Jarrett Stidham and Missouri's Drew Lock put up huge numbers on Saturday, but they also led their respective teams to thrilling victories. Stidham and the Tigers head to Atlanta this week to take on Georgia in the SEC title game.
There might not be anyone in the country playing better than two-loss Auburn, which has knocked off two No. 1 teams in three weeks. But Georgia looms.
One of the weekend's biggest win-probability swings occurred when Missouri QB Drew Lock led a seven-play, 89-yard drive to give the Tigers a late lead in their 48-45 win at Arkansas.
Tucker McCann made a 19-yard field goal with five seconds remaining, and Missouri extended its winning streak to six straight games with a 48-45 victory over Arkansas on Friday.
Drew Lock makes SEC history
The third of Lock's five touchdown passes in Saturday's 48-45 win at Arkansas gave the junior from Lee's Summit the conference record for TD passes in a season.
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Missouri's Drew Lock has thrown his 41st touchdown pass of the season, breaking the SEC single-season record.
Alabama looks as vulnerable as it has in a while -- can Auburn spring the upset at Jordan-Hare? Here are the picks for the full slate of SEC games.
ESPN's Mark Schlabach describes to Bernie Miklasz the situation Barry Odom walked into at Missouri and explains why Odom's work this year has been so impressive.
ESPN's Chris Low and Bernie Miklasz of 101 ESPN discuss how Barry Odom's toughness and willingness to fix things have led to Missouri's turnaround this season.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Illinois and Missouri will play a four-game, home-and-home series from 2026 through 2029. The lllini and Tigers last meet in 2010 in St. Louis, which hosted their previous six meetings. Illinois will host games in 2026 and 2028, and Missouri will host in 2027 and 2029. Missouri holds a 17-7 edge in the all-time series.