Joey Van Zummeren

Joey Van Zummeren

Joey Van Zummeren is a sports journalist from Belleville, Ill. He's currently a freshman at the University of Missouri studying journalism, and joined MizzouCentral as an intern in 2023. His beats include football and basketball.

Mizzou Tigers starting pitcher Daniel Wissler delivers a pitch to the plate as the Tigers took on

Baseball Entering Homestretch of Season; The Buzz April 30, 2024

Your daily briefing on what's going on with Missouri athletics.

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Lions pick Missouri cornerback Ennis Rakestraw on Friday, April 26, 2024 for the second day of the

2024 NFL Draft Evidence Mizzou has 'Put the World on Notice'

Six different Missouri players were selected during the NFL Draft for the first time in 15 years.

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Nov 11, 2023; Columbia, Missouri, USA; Missouri Tigers running back Cody Schrader (7) runs with the

Missouri Tigers NFL Undrafted Free Agent Signing Tracker

Live tracker of former Missouri Tigers who sign with NFL teams after going undrafted in the 2024 NFL Draft.

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Missouri cornerback Ennis Rakestraw (2) celebrates after his first-career interception during the

Ennis Rakestraw Selected by the Detroit Lions in 2024 NFL Draft

This makes Rakestraw the first Missouri cornerback since Roger Wehril in 1969 to be selected in the first round. With both Rakestraw and Robinson being selected

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Darius Robinson, a defensive lineman from the University of Missouri greets NFL commissioner Roger

'A Special Moment I'll Never Forget': Eli Drinkwitz Reacts to Darius Robinson Being a First Round Draft Pick

Missouri Tigers head coach Eli Drinkwitz spoke about his reaction to former Tiger defensive end Darius Robinson being selected by the Arizona Cardinals Thursday in the 2024 NFL Draft.

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Feb 29, 2024; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Missouri defensive lineman Darius Robinson (DL46) works out
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2024 NFL Draft Profile: Missouri Edge Darius Robinson

Reviewing Darius Robinson's career accomplishments and Combine measurements ahead of the 2024 NFL Draft.

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Mar 2, 2024; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Missouri running back Cody Schrader (RB22) during the 2024 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
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2024 NFL Draft Profile: Missouri Running Back Cody Schrader

Reviewing the career accomplishments and measurements of Cody Schrader ahead of the 2024 NFL Draft.

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University of Memphis Director of Athletics Laird Veatch speaks during a dedication ceremony for the
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Mizzou Eyeing Memphis' Laird Veatch as Next Athletic Director

The Missouri Tigers seem to be near hiring the school's next AD, according to Pete Thamel.

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Mar 1, 2024; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Missouri defensive back Ennis Rakestraw Jr (DB32) works out

2024 NFL Draft Profile: Missouri Cornerback Ennis Rakestraw Jr.

MizzouCentral is taking a deep dive on each of the Tigers' top football prospects who could be selected April 25–27 in Detroit.

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Storylines to Watch at Mizzou's NFL Pro Day
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Storylines to Watch at Mizzou's NFL Pro Day

The Missouri Tigers' NFL Draft prospects will work out for scouts Friday in Columbia.

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Eli Drinkwitz Lists Standout Performers from Mizzou's Spring Practices
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Eli Drinkwitz Lists Standout Performers from Mizzou's Spring Practices

Missouri Tigers head football coach Eli Drinkwitz spoke to the media Wednesday to recap spring practices and preview Friday's Pro Day.

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Mizzou Minute: Main Takeaways from Spring Football Practices
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Mizzou Minute: Main Takeaways from Spring Football Practices

Two things we learned from the Missouri Tigers spring football practices.

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