He had already rushed for 1,000 yards. He had returned three punts for a touchdown — and two kickoffs, to boot.
Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk was named the Southeastern Conference offensive player of the week Monday, following his five-touchdown, 325-yard performance against Toledo on Saturday.
When Maty Mauk threw his first interception of the season in the first quarter of Saturday’s game at Toledo, he was lucky to have Bud Sasser, who ran down Jordan Haden and stripped the ball out and back into Missouri’s possession.
Maty Mauk was sharp for most of the day — and when he did make a big mistake in the first half, receiver Bud Sasser was there to bail him out.
Missouri hosts Vanderbilt on Oct. 25 for its 103rd Homecoming game, but a few Tigers won’t have to wait that long to come home.
When the Missouri football team lined up against South Dakota State on Saturday, most figured it was a mismatch in favor of the 24th-ranked Tigers over the Football Championship Subdivision Jackrabbits. But there was one player who probably wasn’t a fan of the big-school, little-school descriptor.
An exciting start to the regular season quickly became a familiar display of the inconsistency shown all preseason by the Missouri football team.
Maty Mauk threw for 178 yards and three touchdowns to lead No. 24 Missouri past South Dakota State 38-18 in the season opener for both teams Saturday.
BROOKINGS, S.D. — The high jump — that’s what the South Dakota State football program is doing, in a sense.
Markus Golden isn’t a conventional team captain. The senior defensive end transferred to Missouri from Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College two years ago, and has no career starts with the Tigers.
The Missouri football team kicks off its season Saturday, and, as with many Missouri season openers, the Tigers are playing a team you might not be entirely familiar with — South Dakota State.
Growing up in Kenton, Ohio, Maty Mauk didn’t know much about Missouri. But he got an offer to play quarterback for the Tigers, and decided to visit them during the Fourth of July weekend in 2011.
The Missouri football team released its depth chart Monday for the Tigers’ season-opening game against South Dakota State on Saturday.
COLUMBIA (AP) — Missouri football head coach Gary Pinkel and athletic director Mike Alden said they followed what they believed to be the school’s protocol when former running back Derrick Washington was accused of rape in 2008.
Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel’s favorite word this year seems to be “consistency.”