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Dave Matter and Ben Frederickson deliver a weekly dose of Mizzou athletics, from game previews to interviews and everything else you need to stay ahead of the curve on all things Tigers Current series are 2-Sport Town, Net Front Presence, Political Fix, Making Babies, 2 Bens and Commish's Classics.

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    • Sep 28, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
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    Hope on the horizon for Mizzou?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 37:31


    In this week's episode, Dave Matter and Frederickson take a look back at Mizzou's crushing overtime loss at Auburn and revisit some of the coaching decisions that decided the game down the stretch. The Tigers host No. 1 Georgia next but then face a more manageable October stretch that will tell us if Eli Drinkwitz's team is capable of salvaging a spiraling season. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The heat is on for Auburn, Mizzou

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 60:06


    In this week's episode, Ben Frederickson and Dave Matter break down the most glaring red flags Mizzou has raised through the first three weeks of the season heading into Saturday's pivotal SEC opener at Auburn. Then Dave visits with Auburn beat writer (and former Post-Dispatch campus correspondent) Bennett Durando of the Montgomery Advertiser to get the latest on embattled Auburn coach Bryan Harsin. Would a Mizzou upset cost Harsin his job? Where is Auburn most vulnerable against Mizzou? Where does Jordan-Hare rank among SEC game-day atmospheres? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Dave Steckel breaks down Mizzou football

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 64:09


    In this week's episode, Dave Matter and Ben Frederickson dig deep on what went wrong for Mizzou in Saturday's loss at Kansas State. They discuss Eli Drinkwitz's now-infamous "losers" comment from this week's news conference and what to expect from the Tigers going forward, starting with Saturday's game against Abilene Christian. Former Mizzou defensive coordinator-turned-broadcaster Dave Steckel joins the podcast to talk about his new job in the XFL and share his takeaways from Mizzou's first two games and how he'd approach a difficult week inside the Tigers' program. Steckel will be the TV analyst for Saturday's game on SEC Network-Plus.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Like Chase Coffman, Mizzou hopes to hurdle over K-State

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 58:05


    In this week's episode, Ben Frederickson and Dave Matter look back at Missouri's season-opening win over Louisiana Tech and look forward to Saturday's Big 12 reunion at Kansas State. Dave also visits with former Missouri All-American Chase Coffman, who came from a K-State family but starred for the Tigers during the Gary Pinkel era. Chase looks back on his decision to play for Mizzou, reminisces about his games against K-State and reflects on the tight end's evolution in modern football.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Predicting Mizzou's W-L record game by game

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2022 38:55


    It's game week for the Missouri Tigers and Dave Matter and Ben Frederickson are making their season predictions, picking winners for every Mizzou game on the schedule, plus their picks for the College Football Playoff and their most underrated and overrated teams in the Southeastern Conference.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Talking Mizzou football with Howard Richards

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 39:55


    Entering his 12th season as Mizzou's radio analyst, former Tigers offensive lineman Howard Richards joins Dave Matter to share his expectations for MU's 2022 season. Dave and Howard talk about the Tigers' potential progress along the line of scrimmage, expectations for Brady Cook and Luther Burden and Howard reflects on his decision to join the radio booth more than a decade ago and his evolution as a broadcaster. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    What Mizzou football quarterback Brady Cook has to prove to stick as Tigers' starter

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 21:13


    Dave Matter and Ben Frederickson break down Eli Drinkwitz's depth-chart decision about the team's most important position -- and touch on a name emerging at running back.​See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Talking Mizzou football camp with Calum McAndrew

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 34:12


    In this week's episode, Dave Matter introduces listeners to the Post-Dispatch's new Mizzou campus correspondent Calum McAndrew as they share takeaways from the Tigers' first week of preseason camp. Dave and Calum pick out their choices for Mizzou's breakout players on each side of the ball and dive into some reader questions about the Tigers and other topics.​See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye on the Tigers podcast: Mizzou football's top storylines for preseason camp

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022 48:36


    Dave Matter and Ben Frederickson preview Mizzou preseason football camp and examine the five major storylines surrounding Eli Drinkwitz's 2022 Tigers, starting with, of course, the quarterback competition. Dave and Ben discuss Luther Burden's impact as a freshman, a possible running back committee, changes across the defense and much more.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Bulldogs, Hogs and more from Day 3 of SEC media days

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 22:12


    Dave Matter recaps Day 3 of SEC football media days from Atlanta and shares his thoughts from interview sessions with defending national champion Georgia, Sam Pittman and the Arkansas Razorbacks, new Florida coach Billy Napier and the Kentucky Wildcats.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Saban, Tide roll through SEC media days

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2022 20:41


    Dave Matter recaps the second day of SEC football media days from Atlanta, where Alabama's Nick Saban kicked off the day, followed by coaches and players from Vanderbilt, Mississippi State and South Carolina. Dave also tackles reader questions about SEC expansion, Eli Drinkwitz's next coaching feud and freshman quarterback Sam Horn. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Sankey, Drinkwitz kick off SEC media days

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2022 20:51


    Dave Matter is in Atlanta covering SEC football media days and shares his takeaways from the week's opening session. SEC commissioner Greg Sankey kicked off Monday by addressing the latest in expansion and realignment, followed by LSU's Brian Kelly, Mississippi's Lane Kiffin and Missouri's Eli Drinkwitz, who left the zingers back in Columbia and tried a different approach this year.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Big Ten gets bigger, but what's next?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 46:23


    In their newest episode, Ben Frederickson and Dave Matter discuss the latest conference realignment bombshell as the Big Ten has expanded west to add USC and UCLA. Has college sports officially sacrificed its soul to the highest bidder? Do schools and conferences care at all about the fan experience with these moves? What's the next domino to fall as the Big Ten and SEC move closer to megaconferences? And as Friday marks the 10-year anniversary of Mizzou's first day in the SEC, what does the reshuffling mean for MU moving forward?  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye on the Tigers Podcast: Mizzou has a new QB. Now what?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 32:07


    Dave Matter and Ben Frederickson break down newly committed Mizzou quarterback Jack Abraham and his track record and explore the looming competition he faces in Columbia. Is the seventh-year veteran an obvious upgrade over incumbent underclassmen Brady Cook and Tyler Macon? Dave and Ben also discuss this weekend's NCAA softball regional, where the surging Tigers host Missouri State, Illinois, and Arizona in double-elimination play. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye On The Tigers Podcast: Why Charlton "C.Y." Young joined Dennis Gates to revive Mizzou basketball

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 51:04


    On this week's podcast, Dave Matter is joined by a special guest, newly hired Missouri associate head basketball coach Charlton “C.Y.” Young for an extensive discussion on all things Mizzou hoops. Young shares his thoughts on following Dennis Gates to Columbia, the secrets behind their success at Florida State, his recruiting philosophies for Mizzou's roster and his long-held fondness of the Tiger' program, including an exclusive never-before-told story from his high school days in Miami, Florida that tied him to Mizzou decades ago. Also, Dave opens the podcast previewing Mizzou's top prospects for this week's NFL draft. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye on the Tigers Podcast: On the SEC beat talking Mizzou, Arkansas, Auburn

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2022 43:49


    College basketball season is complete, but the offseasons have become every bit as interesting. Dave Matter breaks down Mizzou's rebuilt roster under new coach Dennis Gates then visits with two former Post-Dispatch campus correspondents now covering their own SEC beats for the USA Today Network, Christina Long (Arkansas) and Bennett Durando (Auburn). They discuss their powerhouse basketball programs and colorful head coaches and take a sneak peek at the 2022 football season. ​ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye On The Tigers Podcast: Cuonzo's out, but who's next at Mizzou?

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2022 41:40


    Ben Frederickson and Dave Matter break down the potential candidates for the Missouri basketball coaching search, from the one established no-brainer, the hot mid-major coaches and the intriguing alum who should be in the mix. Who makes the most sense for Desiree Reed-Francois to explore?  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye On The Tigers Podcast: Drinkwitz sizzles with renewed roster while Mizzou hoops fizzles

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 4, 2022 40:46


    Ben Frederickson and Dave Matter break down the roster changes for Eli Drinkwitz's Mizzou football program via the portal and the coaching market, including some intriguing short-term solutions at positions of need. On the basketball front, Cuonzo Martin's Tigers are finding new ways to lose and Ben and Dave discuss the factors AD Desiree Reed-Francois will have to weigh in her first major personnel decision.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye on the Tigers Podcast: Did Mizzou win or lose Portalmania?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 44:44


    In this week's Eye on the Tigers Podcast, Dave Matter and Ben Frederickson break down all the roster reshuffling for the Missouri football program via the transfer portal as Eli Drinkwitz has lost a handful of starters and added a stash of newcomers the Tigers hope will upgrade the roster in 2022. They also discuss Drinkwitz's remade coaching staff plus touch on Gary Pinkel's election to the College Football Hall of Fame and the tragic news that hit Mizzou's baseball program this week. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye on the Tigers Podcast: Putting a wrap on Mizzou's scattered 2021 football season

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 41:03


    The Post-Dispatch's Ben Frederickson and Dave Matter review the good and the bad from Mizzou's 6-7 football season that saw the rise of Tyler Badie, the fall of Connor Bazelak, and the ups and downs of Steve Wilks' debut season as defensive coordinator. Eli Drinkwitz faces many pivotal questions heading into his third season on the job, starting with an unsettled quarterback situation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye on the Tigers: What's at stake in Mizzou doubleheader?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 29:09


    Wednesday shapes up as the biggest day of the year on the Mizzou beat. Eli Drinkwitz's football team is in Fort Worth to take on Army in the Armed Forces Bowl, while Cuonzo Martin's basketball Tigers will be in St. Louis for the Braggin' Rights Game against Illinois. Both are underdogs, but both can finish 2021 with a winning record if they pull off the respective upset.  Dave Matter and Ben Frederickson break down the matchups in this week's podcast episode. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye on the Tigers Podcast: What's next for 6-6 Mizzou?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 36:18


    In this week's Eye on the Tigers Podcast, Dave Matter and Ben Frederickson look back on Mizzou's 34-17 loss at Arkansas in the regular-season finale and look ahead to the bowl game possibilities for Eli Drinkwitz's Tigers. Some high-profile coaching changes have turned the world of college football upside down, but Mizzou has gone unscathed so far other than some new names in the transfer portal. Dave and Ben also discuss the wobbly start to Mizzou's basketball season as its December gauntlet gets started. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye on the Tigers Podcast: Rivalry or not, welcome to Mizzou-Arkansas Week

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 31:42


    Coming off a wild overtime win over Florida, Eli Drinkwitz's resurgent Tigers head to Arkansas for Friday's Battle Line Rivalry Game. (Apologies to Razorback fans who insist this doesn't count as a real rivalry.) Either way, the story lines are rich - hello, Barry Odom! - the stakes are high and Friday's showdown between two familiar foes should be entertaining. Dave Matter and Ben Frederickson break it down in this week's episode. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye on the Tigers: First impressions of Mizzou's new-look men's basketball team

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 25:58


    Dave Matter and Ben Frederickson break down the Tigers' season-opening men's basketball win against Central Michigan and preview the football team's upcoming home game against South Carolina as the quest for a bowl game enters the home stretch. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye on the Tigers: Does Mizzou have a prayer at Georgia?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 42:18


    Dave Matter and Ben Frederickson break down Mizzou's uncertain quarterback situation as the 38-point underdog Tigers head to Athens for their biggest test of the season against No. 1 Georgia. Does Mizzou have any hope against the best defense in college football? Former Georgia head coach (and Missouri assistant) Jim Donnan joins the podcast from Athens to share his thoughts on the Bulldogs - and a story or two about his time at Mizzou. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye on the Tigers: Can Mizzou avoid a Halloween horror show at Vandy?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 44:12


    Mizzou is headed to Nashville to reset its season after a bye week. Will the Tigers clean up their act on the road? Will the penalties, turnovers and sluggish starts re-emerge in Music City? In this week's episode, the Post-Dispatch's Dave Matter and Ben Frederickson discuss all things Mizzou football and visit with Aria Gerson, Vanderbilt beat writer for The Tennessean in Nashville to break down the Commodores and new coach Clark Lea.​ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye on the Tigers podcast: Luther Burden's pledge can flip Mizzou's fortunes

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 41:20


    East St. Louis five-star recruit Luther Burden is headed to Mizzou. On this week's Eye on the Tigers podcast, the Post-Dispatch's Dave Matter and Ben Frederickson discuss what that means for the Tigers' offense in 2022 and what that means for Eli Drinkwitz's program going forward.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye on the Tigers: Can Mizzou lure Texas A&M into a letdown?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 51:12


    The Post-Dispatch's Dave Matter and Ben Frederickson review Mizzou's homecoming victory over North Texas and the defense's modest progress with a few new starters. Then they look ahead to Saturday's showdown with No. 21 Texas A&M, fresh off its stunning takedown of Alabama. Dave also visits with former Mizzou offensive coordinator and one-time Texas A&M assistant Dave Christensen to discuss the state of the college game while traveling down Mizzou memory lane. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye on the Tigers: Talkin' Tigers, Tennessee … Texas?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 55:11


    The Post-Dispatch's Dave Matter and Ben Frederickson pick through the carcass of Mizzou's 62-24 loss to Tennessee and examine Eli Drinkwitz's response to the blowout loss, from firing his D-line coach to cutting off media access during homecoming week. Dave also visits with Austin, Texas, sports anchor Bob Ballou to check in on the Texas Longhorns, who sooner than later will be reunited with Mizzou as members of the SEC.    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye on the Tigers: With Vols up next, Mizzou can't afford a Boston hangover

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 55:39


    The Post-Dispatch's Dave Matter and Ben Frederickson revisit Mizzou's overtime loss at Boston College, preview Saturday's visit from Tennessee and old friend Josh Heupel and take a closer look at the Volunteers with SEC columnist for the USA Today Network Blake Toppmeyer.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye on the Tigers: Mizzou is shipping up to Boston

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 52:58


    The Post-Dispatch's Dave Matter and Ben Frederickson share their takeaways from Missouri's romp over Southeast Missouri and look forward to Saturday's unique nonconference visit to Boston College, followed by a visit with Scott Mutrin, Boston College's radio sideline reporter and former Golden Eagles quarterback to discuss BC's 3-0 start and the program's evolution under second-year coach Jeff Hafley. Mutrin also shares some travel tips for Mizzou fans making the trip to Boston this weekend.​ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Eye on the Tigers podcast returns with a special guest

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 41:31


    Post-Dispatch Mizzou beat writer Dave Matter reviews the good, bad and ugly from the Tigers' 35-28 loss at Kentucky and then visits with former MU defensive coordinator Dave Steckel, whose newly launched career in broadcasting brings him back to Columbia on Saturday, where he'll be the TV analyst for the Tigers' game against Southeast Missouri. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye On The Tigers Podcast: Lock's future, Bolton's draft status, Askren's knockout and more. Matter and BenFred go around the horn on all things Mizzou

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 23, 2021 24:55


    From the NFL Draft and how it could affect multiple Mizzou products, to the rise of Mizzou softball and the struggles of Mizzou baseball, Mizzou beat writer Dave Matter and sports columnist Ben Frederickson go around the horn to discuss all things Tigers.​ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye On The Tigers Podcast: A way-too-early discussion of Mizzou football's 2021 win total, and why everyone should be rooting for Ben Askren

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2021 26:33


    ESPN's predictions say the Tigers are headed for a 7-5 season and a No. 34 ranking. In this episode of the Eye On The Tigers Podcast, Mizzou beat writer Dave Matter and sports columnist Ben Frederickson dig into those projections before breaking down Cuonzo Martin's latest comments about the new basketball transfers. The two also discuss former Tiger wrestler Ben Askren's upcoming boxing match against some YouTube guy.​ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye On The Tigers Podcast: Everything you need to know about Mizzou basketball's roster refresh

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2021 37:08


    Who's gone? Who's new? Who could be coming soon? In this episode of the Eye On The Tigers Podcast, Mizzou beat writer Dave Matter and sports columnist Ben Frederickson break down the roster refresh Cuonzo Martin is in the midst of this offseason and compare and contrast the shakeup to what is taking place across the national college basketball scene. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye On The Tigers Podcast: Making sense of Mizzou's season and Pinson's transfer

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2021 22:04


    The news of Xavier Pinson's departure from the Tigers via transfer came shortly after the Tigers lost to Oklahoma in the NCAA Tournament. In this episode of the Eye on the Tigers podcast, Mizzou beat writer Dave Matter and sports columnist Ben Frederickson break down what fell apart between Pinson and Mizzou, and examine where Tigers coach Cuonzo Martin might turn as he looks to refresh the roster.​ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye On The Tigers Podcast: Happy March Madness, Mizzou fans. Can the Tigers bust some brackets?

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2021 47:43


    Is your bracket ready? In this episode of the Eye On The Tigers Podcast, Mizzou beat writer Dave Matter and sports columnist Ben Frederickson preview the Tigers' NCAA Tournament opener against Oklahoma and reveal their picks for the entire field.  Think you can beat them? Enter the Post-Dispatch Bracketball competition! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye On The Tigers Podcast: Prepare for SEC Tournament chaos

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2021 26:36


    Cuonzo Martin's Missouri basketball team enters this week's SEC Tournament in Nashville with some of the most impressive wins in the league, but also after losing five of its last seven games. If the SEC has a theme, it's unpredictability. Only two teams in the SEC bracket have won or lost more than two consecutive games entering conference tournament play. In this episode of the Eye On The Tigers Podcast, Mizzou beat writer Dave Matter and sports columnist Ben Frederickson break down the Tigers' chances and make their predictions. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye On The Tigers Podcast: Drinkwitz makes splash with QB commitment, opens up spring ball to fans, recruits alike

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 4, 2021 28:28


    Sam Horn lives in Georgia and grew up cheering for Tennessee, but he's committed to play football and baseball for Mizzou. During this all-football episode of the Eye On The Tigers Podcast, Mizzou beat writer Dave Matter and sports columnist Ben Frederickson break down the commitment of the four-star quarterback and the recruiting ripple effect this could make for Eli Drinkwitz. The two also preview the new-look Tigers defense and explain how Drinkwitz is hoping fans and recruits alike can check in on spring ball.​ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye On The Tigers Podcast: Can the Tigers stop their skid in time?

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 17, 2021 28:38


    How does a 13-point second-half lead turn into a loss? When will Jeremiah Tilmon return? In this edition of the Eye On The Tigers Podcast, Mizzou beat writer Dave Matter and sports columnist Ben Frederickson break down the Tigers' three-game losing streak and what will determine if they can bounce back in time.​ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye On The Tigers Podcast: Making sense of Mizzou's Ole Miss disappearing act

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 11, 2021 31:26


    Tigers coach Cuonzo Martin was left questioning his team's effort level after a 21-point thumping at Ole Miss, which arrived just one game after the Tigers had toppled No. 10 Alabama. What happened? In this edition of the Eye On The Tigers Podcast, Mizzou beat writer Dave Matter and sports columnist Ben Frederickson pick up the pieces, and put the defeat into the proper perspective in terms of how the loss could affect the Tigers' NCAA Tournament outlook. Matter and Frederickson also remember Terez Paylor, a prominent sports writer who passed away this week. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye On The Tigers Podcast: Martin's Tigers have been locking down wins in close games. Is it luck, or a team trait?

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 4, 2021 28:04


    The Mizzou basketball team is 5-0 in games decided by five points or less after its 75-70 win against Kentucky. What goes into it? In this edition of the Eye On The Tigers Podcast, Mizzou beat writer Dave Matter and sports columnist Ben Frederickson discuss the trend. The duo also dissects what has happened to Kentucky hoops this season, and how a change to the starting rotation for Mizzou has helped. Matter and Frederickson then discuss Mizzou football signing day, the latest news on the practice facility project and Andy Hill's Super Bowl story.​ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye On The Tigers Podcast: Examining the Auburn setback and studying the 2021 Mizzou football schedule

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2021 35:16


    Sharife Cooper stunned the Mizzou basketball team, but how much was Auburn's star freshman guard helped by friendly whistles? In this edition of the Eye On The Tigers Podcast, Mizzou beat writer Dave Matter and sports columnist Ben Frederickson break down the Tigers' loss to the other Tigers. The two also reflect on new defensive coordinator Steve Wilks' first impression, and look ahead at the finalized 2021 football schedule. Also: How will former Mizzou offensive coordinator Josh Heupel work out as Tennessee's head coach? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye On The Tigers Podcast: Jeremiah Tilmon dominates, Mark Smith bounces back and Eli Drinkwitz narrows in on his next defensive coordinator

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2021 24:07


    Cuonzo Martin's Missouri basketball team returned from a brief COVID-caused pause with a convincing win over South Carolina. In this edition of the Eye On The Tigers Podcast, Mizzou beat writer Dave Matter and sports columnist Ben Frederickson break down Jeremiah Tilmon's impressive stretch of play and Mark Smith's breakthrough. Matter updates Mizzou fans on Eli Drinkwitz's ongoing search for a defensive coordinator, and introduces them to the Tigers newest linebacker, a transfer from Rice.​ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye On Tigers Podcast: Matter unveils his 2021 Top-25, and the Tigers are in the mix

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2021 22:57


    In this edition of the Eye On The Tigers Podcast, Mizzou beat writer Dave Matter previews his early college football top-25 for 2021, and explains why the Tigers made the cut. Sports columnist Ben Frederickson and Matter update Mizzou fans on the latest regarding the men's basketball team's COVID shutdown, then share their thoughts on football coach Eli Drinkwitz's ongoing search for a defensive coordinator. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye On The Tigers Podcast: What the heck happened in Starkville, and what's up with Ryan Walters?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2021 28:24


    A 14-point second-half lead for the Mizzou basketball team disappeared in Starkville on Tuesday night. What happened? Post-Dispatch Mizzou beat writer Dave Matter and sports columnist Ben Frederickson break it down in this week's edition of the Eye On The Tigers Podcast. The two also discuss a report that says Tigers defensive coordinator Ryan Walters is interviewing for the same job at Illinois. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eye On The Tigers Podcast: Undefeated in basketball and going bowling, at least for now, Tigers head toward 2021​

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2020 29:46


    Cuonzo Martin's basketball team will enter SEC play with an undefeated record after a nail-biter of a win against Bradley. Eli Drinkwitz's team is headed for the Music City Bowl against an Iowa opponent that is currently paused due to COVID-19 issues. In this jam-packed episode of the Eye On The Tigers Podcast, Mizzou beat writer Dave Matter and sports columnist Ben Frederickson put a bow on the 2020 year in Mizzou athletics. The two also wish a happy retirement to former Tigers offensive coordinator Dave Christensen.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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