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Maty Mauk | Quarterback

Team: Missouri Tigers
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 200

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Missouri dismissed redshirt junior QB Maty Mauk.
Mauk's eventual downfall with the Tigers came via a video that broke on Twitter on Monday night which appeared to show the quarterback snorting a line of white powder. The school immediately moved to slap an indefinite suspension on the 6-foot-1, 200-pound gunslinger. In a statement, HC Barry Odom said, "After gathering information and speaking with a number of individuals this week, it is clear Maty has failed to live up to those expectations by violating team rules in recent weeks." Odom indicated that they believe the video to be of the old variety--which backs up what an anonymous teammate said on Tuesday--but that alone was not enough to save Mauk from the axe and he's now been officially dismissed. Jan 28 - 5:01 PM

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A Missouri teammate of suspended redshirt junior QB Maty Mauk said the video of the quarterback appearing to snort a white line of powder was taken two years ago and Mauk has since cleaned up.

To give some credence to the quote, Mauk’s hair in the video was much longer than it is now. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that Mauk’s initial suspension (of three) last September was related to a failed drug test. His teammate, who asked for anonymity, said Mauk has "been really turning things around" since the end of this past season and "has been clean for a while." After the video was released on Twitter on Monday, Mizzou AD Mack Rhoades and HC Barry Odom announced that Mauk was suspended indefinitely.
Jan 26 - 12:09 PM

Missouri suspended redshirt junior QB Maty Mauk indefinitely after the school became aware of an alleged video purporting to show him snorting a substance.

In a joint statement, AD Mack Rhoades and HC Barry Odom said, "We are currently gathering information about the video in question," adding that they take the issue "very seriously" and that until the university's gathered all the facts, Mauk's been suspended indefinitely. This is the third time the 6-foot-1, 200-pound redshirt junior's been suspended in the last five months. This is a developing story and more information should come to light in the coming days.
Jan 25 - 11:58 PM

Missouri reinstated redshirt junior QB Maty Mauk.

Missouri coach Barry Odom, who just took over for Gary Pinkel, ended Mauk's exile at what amounted to an eight-game suspension. Mauk was suspended twice this year, the first time for a violation of team policy and the second time for an incident at a local bar. Odom says Mauk will compete with Drew Lock for the starting job next summer under new offensive coordinator and position coach Josh Heupel. "He’s on our team now, and just like every other player he’s going to have very strict guidelines on what they can and can’t do," Odom said. "The quarterback position is different than any position on the team and different than any position in sports. Those guys are going to be held very, very accountable for everything they do. They’re a representative of me and our football program and university."
Thu, Dec 24, 2015 03:32:00 PM

Missouri redshirt junior QB Maty Mauk has been suspended for the remainder of the 2015 season.

Mauk was reinstated from a prior suspension just six days ago. That suspension was due to a violation of team policy. Missouri has declined to offer a specific reason for this most recent suspension, except to say that is for disciplinary reasons. Freshman Drew Lock should finish out the 2015 campaign as Missouri's starting quarterback. The Tigers have scored just 12 points in their last three games.
Sun, Nov 1, 2015 06:02:00 PM

Missouri redshirt junior QB Maty Mauk was reinstated to the football team on Sunday, according to beat writer Dave Matter.

This includes all team activities, however, it is unclear if Mauk will play in the school's upcoming game against Mississippi State. Mauk has been suspended since September 29 for unspecified reasons. Freshman Drew Lock started the last four contests with average to bad results, scoring just 12 points in three consecutive losses.
Tue, Oct 27, 2015 11:16:00 AM

Missouri redshirt junior QB Maty Mauk was not listed on the team's Monday depth chart.

Previously, HC Gary Pinkel said that Mauk "will be on the depth chart" when his indefinite suspension is lifted. He's still not on there as of Monday's released chart. The 6-foot-1, 200-pound redshirt junior is serving a suspension for an unspecified violation of team rules. The Tigers play Vanderbilt on Saturday.
Mon, Oct 19, 2015 05:16:00 PM

Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel clarified redshirt junior Maty Mauk's status, saying the QB is indefinitely suspended.

When Mauk returns "he'll be on the depth chart," Pinkel told reporters. This means Drew Lock will be the starter moving forward, and his play against South Carolina. Barring injury, Mauk might have started his last game for the Tigers.
Tue, Oct 6, 2015 10:24:00 AM

Missouri has suspended redshirt junior QB Maty Mauk for Saturday's game against South Carolina for disciplinary reasons.

Offensive lineman Malik Cuellar has also been suspended. The length of the duo's suspension will be re-evaluated after this week's game. Freshman Drew Lock is expected to start in Mauk's place. Missouri barely beat Arkansas State and UConn this season and lost to Kentucky last week.
Tue, Sep 29, 2015 08:09:00 PM

Missouri redshirt junior QB Maty Mauk completed 14-of-22 passes for 145 yards and an interception in Saturday's 9-6 win over Connecticut.

This was the type of affair that neither outfit deserved to win. The Tigers, in the end, held off the Huskies thanks to a bizarre fake field goal call near the end that would have knotted the score had it converted. Mauk was utterly ineffective, following suit with his play earlier this season. He already has four interceptions and hasn't cracked 200 yards passing despite playing three mediocre opponents.
Sat, Sep 19, 2015 03:07:00 PM

Missouri redshirt junior QB Maty Mauk completed 12-of-23 passes for 181 yards, two touchdowns and an interception in Saturday's win over Southeast Missouri State.

Mauk threw both of his touchdowns in the first quarter, hooking up with J'Mon Moore for a 27-yard score and Nate Brown for a 23-yarder. He quieted down after the fast start, but the game was never in jeopardy as Mizzou rolled to a 34-3 win to open their season. Last season, the 6-foot-1, 200-pound redshirt junior threw for 2,648 yards and a 25/13 TD/INT ratio while completing 53.4% of his passes.
Sat, Sep 5, 2015 08:07:00 PM

Missouri redshirt junior QB Maty Mauk was named to the All-SEC Coaches Second Team.

The SEC is rife with quarterback turnover this season, but Mizzou does not have that problem as they look to finally--finally--try to vanquish past demons and win an SEC title. Mauk completed 53.4% of his passes last season, good for 2,648 yards and a 25/13 TD/INT ratio. Much of that production came in the first half of the season. The 6-foot-1, 200-pound redshirt junior offers them a level of stability, if nothing else, but it's difficult to see Missouri making a legitimate playoff run given Mauk's inconsistency and the tremendous turnover on defense.
Tue, Aug 25, 2015 03:35:00 PM

Missouri redshirt junior QB Maty Mauk scrambled on 44 designed dropbacks in 2014, the most of any SEC QB.

Mauk has plenty of starting experience, but we believe he is one of the worst No. 1 quarterbacks in the conference. He has very little NFL value, as he lacks success inside of structure and panics too often when forced outside of it. Missouri's offensive line has produced talent the last two years, but the defensive front is now the focus of NFL scouts.
Thu, Jul 16, 2015 01:06:00 PM

Missouri could win the SEC East if redshirt junior QB Maty Mauk stays healthy, ESPN's Edward Aschoff writes.

"This was not the Mauk we saw a year before, but what we didn't know was that he dealt with a painful shoulder injury during the second half of the season. It impacted his throwing velocity, and caused him to be more frantic with his passes, as he was on the run more trying to avoid contact," Aschoff wrote. The Missouri prospect started out hot last year, throwing for 1,110 yards and 14 touchdowns with four interceptions in the first 4 weeks of the season. However, Mauk closed out the 2014 season with 11 more touchdowns to nine interceptions, and only completed 52 percent of his passes.
Thu, Jul 2, 2015 04:11:00 PM

Missouri redshirt sophomore QB Maty Mauk completed 16-of-34 passes for 272 yards and a touchdown in Saturday's 42-13 loss to Alabama.

Mauk might have put up 272 through the air, but he was also wildly erratic and had trouble keeping drives going. Mauk looked sharpest when everything was imploding around him and he had to improvise. On several occasions, he scampered out of potential sacks and launched the ball down the field for completions. Sadly for Mauk, making crazy throws on broken plays is not a sustainable strategy for future success.
Sat, Dec 6, 2014 08:36:00 PM