MU Football Top in Big 12 Academics

4 years 4 months 6 days ago June 20, 2012 Jun 20, 2012 Wednesday, June 20 2012 Wednesday, June 20, 2012 5:18:00 PM CDT in Tiger Talk

COLUMBIA - The Mizzou football team placed first in academics in the Big 12.

For the second consecutive year, the Tigers led the conference with the highest academic progress rate (APR).

A team's APR is based on the eligibility and retention of each scholarship athlete.

Missouri scroed five points better than last year's score with a 972 APR. In the SEC, Vanderbilt was the only school to post higher than the Tigers with a 978 APR score.  

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