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COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk is expected to start again this week in place of an injured James Franklin.
Coach Gary Pinkel said Monday that Franklin is questionable but he will be evaluated again Thursday. Franklin sprained his shoulder Oct. 12 at Georgia and Pinkel said two days later he expected the quarterback to be out 3-5 weeks.
Mauk, a redshirt freshman, has completed 43 of 89 passes for 730 yards and five touchdowns since relieving Franklin three weeks ago. His 114 rushing yards Saturday helped No. 9 Missouri (8-1, 4-1 Southeastern Conference) defeat Tennessee, 31-3.
The Tigers travel to face Kentucky (2-6, 0-4) this week.
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Missouri quarterback James Franklin looked good in pre-game drills and could be back from a shoulder injury next week. Coaches used that to prod backup Maty Mauk against Tennessee.
The redshirt freshman made his third start in place of Franklin, and it was his best by far. Coach Gary Pinkel said Mauk was told he was on a short leash.
Mauk emulated Franklin with his legs, rushing...
Can Texas A&M get another shot at Alabama, because apparently, the SEC East seems more than happy to not face the Tide in Atlanta in December. After Missouri defeated both Georgia and Florida, the sky truly seemed like the limit. Then, as often happens when it comes to the Tigers, they came up just a bit short against a very good South Carolina team. South Carolina lost against...
The life of a college football player can take many unpredictable twists and turns over the course of a long season. So here was Mizzou standout offensive lineman Justin Britt on Monday afternoon, answering questions from reporters about Christmas music, dancing in a parking lot and his fiance's "mom car," as one of his teammates called it.
"When we get on the...
ST. LOUIS -- Missouri's defense got a big boost on Saturday night with the return of senior cornerback and defensive leader. Gaines, who was out with a quad injury, said he thought he might be ready to go a week earlier but didn't feel right.
"Anybody that knows me knows I'm a competitor, so it was definitely tough," Gaines said of watching the Florida and...
ST. LOUIS -- The Missouri football program got some news on Monday morning when De Smet High offensive linemen Andy Bauer announced via Twitter that he has decided to play for the Tigers.
Bauer, a 6-foot-5, 305-pounder who is ranked by Scout.com as the ninth-best offensive guard prospect in the country, committed to Mizzou as a sophomore two years ago but then backed off that pledge...
In what could be his last start of the season, freshman quarterback Maty Mauk will attempt to help Missouri maintain sole possession of the SEC East lead.
After bouncing back nicely from their first loss, the ninth-ranked Tigers will try for another dominant performance Saturday at Kentucky.
Mauk has started the past three games, but James Franklin is on the verge of returning...
The Missouri Tigers received some welcomed news on the football recruiting front following their win over Tennessee over the weekend with the word from De Smet OG Andy Bauer that he would be re-committing to Mizzou.
The Missouri Tigers held their weekly media event on late Monday afternoon to address this past week's win against Tennessee, as well as look ahead to this coming week's game against Kentucky.
The options on the waiver wire are getting very slim at quarterback and wide receiver. However, if your team needs to solidify the running back position, you might be able to find some attractive options on the wire.BCSJames Franklin, QB MissouriFranklin was having a very strong fantasy season before his injury and reports are that he will be returning very soon for the Tigers. With...