Found October 14, 2013 on Fox Sports Kansas City:
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- No. 14 Missouri got the SEC's attention upsetting Georgia on the road. The Tigers will try to retain momentum without their most indispensable player. Quarterback James Franklin is hurt again, out three to five weeks with a sprained right shoulder. Coach Gary Pinkel said Monday he's confident redshirt freshman Maty Mauk can do the job in his first career start on Saturday at home against No. 22 Florida. Pinkel expects teammates to help make it work. They're accustomed to playing without Franklin after the quarterback's injury-plagued junior season. "Bottom line, it doesn't matter. We're wasting our time talking about it," Pinkel said. He added, "How about them playing to a high level, every one of them?" Just like Franklin, Mauk likes to run. All he lacks is experience. "I'm going to be busting my butt 100 percent and they know that," Mauk said. "We're going to have a good week of practice and w...

Mizzou Coach Gary Pinkel Zings Georgia When Asked About Bulldogs’ Injuries

Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel appears to be tired of college football fans and analysts using Georgia’s numerous injuries as an excuse for why the Bulldogs lost this past Saturday in Athens. He also wants to make it clear that his offense didn’t just dominate a bunch of second-string players. Via Dave Matter of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Pinkel asked about Georgia injuries...

Mizzou LB named SEC Defensive Player of the Week

Kentrell Brothers helped seal Missouri's 41-26 win over then-No. 7 Georgia with an interception late in the game, one in which he made a career-high 10 tackles. He was rewarded two days later when the Southeastern Conference named him the league's Defensive Player of the Week. Brothers, a sophomore linebacker from Guthrie, Okla., picked off Aaron Murray's pass in the...

Missouri QB Franklin out 3-5 weeks

Missouri quarterback James Franklin will be out three to five weeks with a sprained right shoulder. Coach Gary Pinkel said Monday redshirt freshman Maty Mauk will start on Saturday at home against No. 22 Florida. Pinkel said he wouldn't change the offense to accommodate a less-experienced player. Franklin was injured in the second half of Missouri's victory at Georgia on...

Franklin hoping few tweaks, swagger helps Vandy

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports Writer The Vanderbilt Commodores hope that a week off to heal up and a few defensive tweaks by the coaches will get them going again. The Commodores (3-3, 0-3 Southeastern Conference) are coming off the worst loss of coach James Franklin's tenure, though losing 51-28 to No. 14 Missouri doesn't look nearly as bad after...

Mizzou Media Day: Monday 10/14

Missouri Tigers head coach Gary Pinkel and several of his players addressed the media during their weekly press conference held on Mondays. The Tigers, off to their first 6-0 start since 2010, spoke about the change at QB due to Franklin's injury.

Marvin Zanders Update

2014 Jacksonville (FL) Raines QB Marvin Zanders committed to the Missouri Tigers more then two months ago. spoke with him recently to get and update on his recruitment.

Florida-Missouri Preview

Missouri is coming off its most significant win since joining the SEC but won't have quarterback James Franklin when it seeks to knock off another ranked opponent. Maty Mauk instead will likely make his first collegiate start for the 14th-ranked Tigers, who will try to match their best start in the past 53 seasons in Saturday's visit from No. 22 Florida. Missouri earned...

8 Takeaways From Week 7 Of College Football — ‘Underdog Saturday’

Underdog Saturday has a pretty bad ring to it, doesn’t it? But that was really what Saturday was all about — the underdogs that pulled off some serious upsets. A hectic, unpredictable Saturday that was exactly what we needed. It’s that time of year when the polls get jumbled, speculation runs wild, and Mark May gets that strange look in his eye. Let’s take a look at what...

Settle It: Florida-Mizzou, who takes command of the wide-open SEC East?

After a huge win at Georgia, the Missouri Tigers will host SEC East rival Florida on Saturday. Who will take control of the division in this pivotal game?

SEC teams adapting to high number of key injuries

Injury is part of the college game, a hazard that everyone who has ever buckled a chinstrap and slid on shoulder pads understands from the start. The truth is, if you play football long enough, you will be injured. The only questions are, when and how bad it's going to be. Throughout the SEC football season, the answers have been frequently and pretty bad. Particularly in...

The Week Ahead: All eyes on the ACC

"Clemsoning?" Tahj Boyd's never heard of it. (Photo courtesy: USA Today Sports) The five biggest stories that CBR is following this week: 1. Clemson, Florida State square off for ACC supremacy. These two programs have become synonymous in recent years with self-inflicted wounds. However, Clemson avoided a Clemsoning over the weekend, hanging on against...

NCAAF Mid-season Grades: SEC East

We’ve reached the half way mark on 2013 season and every team in the SEC has played at least six games. Now it’s time to hand out report cards for the first half of the season, beginning with the SEC East.  Missouri- The Tigers stand alone as the only undefeated team in the East with a perfect 6-0 record and 2-0 in the SEC.  They have not played a murderers’ row schedule...

Missouri receiver throws first career pass for 40-yard touchdown

Missouri's win over Georgia sent a pretty good statement to the rest of the SEC, or at least the SEC East. The undefeated Tigers may have taken advantage of a depleted Georgia team Saturday, but the Tigers did not hold anything back in the road win. They even pulled a nifty trick play for a touchdown. The play is not exactly unique in the execution. It was a simple wide receiver...
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