Vanderbilt hires new football coach

NASHVILLE, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Vanderbilt University hired Derek Mason as its new football coach Friday, luring him across the country off the staff at Stanford.

James Franklin becomes coach at Penn State

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Jan. 11 (UPI) -- James Franklin, who had back-to-back winning seasons at Vanderbilt, has been named the next football coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions.

Penn State to name new coach Saturday

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Penn State University called a press conference for Saturday amid multiple reports the school will announce the hiring of James Franklin as its football coach.

COL FB: Missouri 41, Oklahoma State 31

ARLINGTON, Texas, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Henry Josey's 16-yard run put Missouri in front with 3:08 to play Friday and the Tigers went on to record a 41-31 Cotton Bowl win over Oklahoma State.

COL FB: Auburn 59, Missouri 42

ATLANTA, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Tre Mason ran for 304 yards and four touchdowns Saturday, powering No. 3 Auburn over No. 5 Missouri 59-42 for the SEC championship.

USC hires Steve Sarkasian as head football coach

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Washington head football Coach Steve Sarkisian has been hired for the same position at the University of Southern California, the Trojans announced Monday.

COL FB: Missouri 28, Texas A&M 21

COLUMBIA, Mo., Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Henry Josey reeled off a 57-yard touchdown run late in the game and No. 6 Missouri gained the SEC championship game with a 28-21 win over No. 21 Texas A&M.

COL FB: Missouri 24, Mississippi 10

OXFORD, Miss., Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Henry Josey rushed for two touchdowns Saturday and No. 8 Missouri got closer to a spot in the SEC championship game with a 24-10 win over Mississippi.

COL FB: South Carolina 27, Missouri 24 (2 OT)

COLUMBIA, Mo., Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Connor Shaw overcame an injury to fire three touchdown passes Saturday, hoisting No. 20 South Carolina to a 27-24 double-overtime win over No. 7 Missouri.

COL FB: Missouri 36, Florida 17

COLUMBIA, Mo., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Freshman Maty Mauk threw for a touchdown and ran for another in his first start Saturday, sparking 14th-ranked Missouri to a 36-17 win over No. 22 Florida.

COL FB: Missouri 41, Georgia 26

ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 12 (UPI) -- James Franklin threw for 170 yards and a touchdown and also ran for a score Saturday to lead undefeated Missouri to a 41-26 rout of seventh-ranked Georgia.

Colo. police arrest person of interest in Clements killing

COLORADO SPRINGS, April 12 (UPI) -- Police say they've arrested a second possible person of interest in the slaying of Colorado prisons chief Tom Clements.

Suspect in Clements shooting arrested

COLORADO SPRINGS, April 5 (UPI) -- A member of a white supremacist group was arrested Friday in connection with the shooting death of Colorado prisons chief Tom Clements, police said.

COL FB: Florida 14, Missouri 7

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Eighth-ranked Florida got second-half touchdowns from Omarius Hines Mike Gillislee to go with four interceptions by the defense to beat Missouri 14-7 Saturday.

COL FB: South Carolina 31, Missouri 10

COLUMBIA, S.C., Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Connor Shaw returned from a shoulder injury to complete 20-of-21 passes Saturday, sparking eighth-ranked South Carolina to a 31-10 win over Missouri.

COL FB: Georgia 41, Missouri 20

COLUMBIA, Mo., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Aaron Murray connected for three scoring strikes, amassing 242 yards Saturday in seventh-ranked Georgia's 41-20 win over Missouri.

COL FB: Missouri 41, North Carolina 24

SHREVEPORT, La., Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Quarterback James Franklin scored twice on the ground and once through the air Monday, powering Missouri past North Carolina 41-24 in the Independence Bowl.

COL FB: Missouri 17, Texas 5

COLUMBIA, Mo., Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Kendial Lawrence rambled for 106 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries Saturday, powering Missouri to a 17-5 upset of No. 20 Texas.

COL FB: Missouri 38, Texas A&M 31 (OT)

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- James Franklin hit Marcus Lucas with an 11-yard touchdown pass in overtime Saturday to give Missouri a 38-31 win over No. 16 Texas A&M.

COL FB: Oklahoma State 45, Missouri 24

COLUMBIA, Mo., Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Joseph Randle scored four touchdowns Saturday to lead sixth-ranked Oklahoma State to a 45-24 victory over Missouri.

COL FB: Kansas State 24, Missouri 17

MANHATTAN, Kan., Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Quarterback Collin Klein rushed for three touchdowns and passed for 112 yards Saturday, lifting No. 21 Kansas State to a 24-17 win over Missouri.

COL FB: Oklahoma 38, Missouri 28

NORMAN, Okla., Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Landry Jones found Ryan Broyles for three touchdown passes Saturday and top-ranked Oklahoma recorded a 38-28 victory over Missouri.

COL FB: Arizona State 37, Missouri 30 (OT)

TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Jamal Miles caught an 11-yard pass from Brock Osweiler in overtime Friday, giving the No. 23 Arizona State Sun Devils a 37-30 victory over 19th-ranked Missouri.

COL FB: Missouri 17, Miami-Ohio 6

COLUMBIA, Mo., Sept. 3 (UPI) -- James Franklin rushed for a touchdown and passed for another Saturday in No. 21 Missouri's season-opening 17-6 victory over Miami-Ohio.

Vanderbilt hires Maryland's James Franklin

NASHVILLE, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- James Franklin, who had been Maryland's head-coach-in-waiting, was hired Friday to take over the Vanderbilt football program.
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