MU Football Top in Big 12 Academics
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.