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...
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