Source: Mizzou’s Cook questionable vs

  • Pete Thamel, ESPNSep 19, 2023, 02:17 PM ET

Missouri beginning quarterback Brady Cook is doubtful for Saturday’s game against Memphis, a source told ESPN.Cook is dealing

with the lingering results of a knee injury from a hit he took in the first half of this previous Saturday’s game against No. 15 Kansas State, in which he tossed for 356 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Tigers to a 30-27 win.Cook spent most of last season

playing through a shoulder injury that needed offseason surgical treatment, as he tore his labrum against Kansas State last season.Backup quarterback Sam Horn would begin for Missouri if Cook can’t

go, sources told ESPN. Miami transfer Jake Garcia would function as the backup to Horn.Cook is coming off among the very best games of his career. He started the season sharing snaps

with Horn in the South Dakota Coyotes game, however he has since played well, including delivering Missouri among the program’s biggest wins in the last few years Saturday when kicker Harrison Mevis booted a game-winning 61-yard basket to fall the defending Huge 12 champions.Before the game, Prepare received some boos in pregame warmups. He was staunchly safeguarded by coach Eliah Drinkwitz.

“He headed out there and played his butt off for this university and this team,” Drinkwitz told reporters.”They need to get behind him

. We need to get behind the boy. You want to boo me? Fine. You’re going to boo the beginning quarterback? Bull crap. I’ll say it again. Ought to never happen.”Missouri(3-0 )is off to its finest start given that 2018 after wins over South Dakota, Middle Tennessee and Kansas State.Missouri hosts Memphis(3-0) on Saturday(7:30 p.m. ET

, ESPNU) in a match of unbeaten groups.

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