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Maty Mauk
Free agent
Position:Quarterback
Personal information
Born: (1993-06-13) June 13, 1993 (age 27)
Kenton, Ohio
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school:Kenton (OH)
College:Eastern Kentucky
Undrafted:2017
Career history
* Saskatchewan Roughriders (2017)*
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only

Mathew Richard Mauk (born June 13, 1993) is an American football quarterback who is currently a free agent. He played college football for the Eastern Kentucky Colonels. He previously played for the Missouri Tigers. He is the younger brother of former professional quarterback Ben Mauk.[1]

Early yearsEdit

Mauk, the son of Mike and Gwyn Mauk, was born and raised in Kenton, Ohio.[1] Mauk attended Kenton High School where he was coached by his father.[2][3] As a senior, Mauk led Kenton to the state championship game where he lost to the Norwayne High School Bobcats of Creston, Ohio.[3] He was named Ohio's Mr. Football and was named an All-American by Sports Illustrated and Parade Magazine.[2][4][5]

Mauk holds national high school career records for passing completions (1,353), passing attempts (2,110), passing yards (18,932), and total yards (22,681). Mauk held the passing touchdowns record with 219 but was surpassed by Jake Browning in 2014 (229).[2][3][6] The records for completions, attempts, passing yards, and total yards were previously held by his older brother, Ben Mauk,[3] who was a college football standout for the Cincinnati Bearcats.[1] In addition to football, Maty Mauk was a high school All-District selection in basketball and qualified for the Ohio state track meet in four different events.[1]

College careerEdit

In addition to Missouri, Mauk received scholarship offers from Cincinnati, Illinois, Michigan, Notre Dame, and Vanderbilt, among others.[7]


Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Maty Mauk
QB
Kenton, OH Kenton 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) 190 lb (86 kg) Jul 7,
2011 
Scout:75px   Rivals:3/5 stars   ESPN grade: 80

2012 seasonEdit

Mauk was redshirted during his first season and did not play in any games.

2013 seasonEdit

Throughout the offseason, Mauk competed for the Tigers' starting quarterback job but was ultimately named the backup to returning starter James Franklin.[8]

Mauk played sparingly to begin the 2013 season until Franklin left the Tigers' game against Georgia with a shoulder injury.[9] Mauk entered the game with Missouri leading 28–26 in the fourth quarter and ultimately helped lead them to a 41–26 victory.[9]

Mauk made his first career start in place of the injured Franklin the following week against Florida, leading the Tigers to a 36–17 victory and earning Southeastern Conference Freshman Player of the Week honors.[10][11] He earned the honor again on November 4 after leading Mizzou to a 31–3 win over Tennessee. Mauk passed for three touchdowns and ran for another in the Tigers' victory.[12]

2014 seasonEdit

Mauk and the Tigers passing game came into 2014 with considerable hype, despite the loss of the previous year's three leading receivers. And through three games, that hype seemed to be coming to fruition, but problems arose in a close win over South Carolina and came to a climax a week later in an abysmal shutout at the hands of Georgia where Mauk completed just 9 of 21 pass attempts for 97 yards and four interceptions. Following the Georgia game Mauk and the Tigers rebounded and finished 11-3 winning the SEC East for the second consecutive year.

College statisticsEdit

Season Team Games played Games started Passing Rushing
Comp Att Pct Yds TD INT Rating Sacks Att Yds TD
2013 Missouri Tigers 11 4 68 133 51.1 1071 11 2 147.8 5 41 229 1
2014 Missouri Tigers 14 14 221 414 53.4 2648 25 13 120.8 23 108 373 2
2015 Missouri Tigers 4 4 57 110 51.8 654 6 4 112.5 5 36 135 1
2016 Eastern Kentucky Colonels 2 2 21 39 53.8 303 1 2 117.3 8 2 19 1
Total 31 24 367 696 52.7 4676 43 21 123.5 41 187 756 5

Legal issuesEdit

In late August 2013, Mauk was arrested on suspicion of four traffic-related offenses. According to University of Missouri campus police, they suspected Mauk struck two parked vehicles while riding his motor scooter in the early morning hours of August 29. He and two female passengers fled the scene, refused to pull over for authorities, and ran a stop sign. Later that morning he turned himself into the police and was charged with four misdemeanors, which were eventually all dropped once security cameras showed that he in fact did not hit any parked cars. He was arrested and taken to the Boone County Jail. He was released that same afternoon, after posting $1,000 bond.[13]

On January 26, 2016 Mauk was indefinitely suspended from the Missouri football team after an old video surfaced of him snorting a white substance; he was dismissed from the program on January 28, 2016.[14] Mauk then transferred to Eastern Kentucky for the 2016 season.

Professional career Edit

In 2017, Mauk signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders to compete for the starting spot with former NFL quarterback Vince Young.[15] He was cut from the team after two days of practice due to a shoulder injury.[16]

Mauk coached on the sidelines of a Glendale High School football game, where his father is head coach and his brother Ben Mauk is an assistant, in August and was credited with assisting the school's quarterback in throwing 8 touchdowns in the game.[17] Head coach Mike Mauk stated that Maty would be joining the coaching staff as an assistant.[18]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Player profile-Maty Mauk". University of Missouri Athletic Department. 2013. http://www.mutigers.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/maty_mauk_807740.html. Retrieved November 4, 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Palmer, Tod (October 17, 2013). "Missouri’s Maty Mauk embraces challenge of first college start". Kansas City Star. http://www.kansascity.com/2013/10/17/4559005/missouris-maty-mauk-embraces-challenge.html. Retrieved October 24, 2013.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Matter, Dave (October 16, 2013). "Opportunity Knocks for Mizzou's Mauk". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. http://www.stltoday.com/sports/college/mizzou/opportunity-knocks-for-mizzou-s-mauk/article_f2d80e50-73fb-5669-a8ea-ab8f0ed5c340.html. Retrieved October 24, 2013.
  4. AP (November 30, 2011). "Mr. Football winner is Kenton quarterback Maty Mauk". Cleveland Plain Dealer. http://highschoolsports.cleveland.com/news/article/5966362082654808515/mr-football-winner-is-kenton-quarterback-maty-mauk/. Retrieved October 24, 2013.
  5. "SI.com's 2011 High School All-Americas". Sports Illustrated. December 21, 2011. http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/highschool/12/15/high-school-all-america-team/. Retrieved October 24, 2013.
  6. "High School Sports Record Book". National Federation of State High School Associations. http://www.nfhs.org/recordbook/Records.aspx?CategoryId=460. Retrieved October 24, 2013.
  7. "Maty Mauk". Rivals.com. https://sports.yahoo.com/missouri/football/recruiting/player-Maty-Mauk-106344. Retrieved October 24, 2013.
  8. Paylor, Terez (August 15, 2013). "James Franklin named starting quarterback at MU". Kansas City Star. http://www.kansascity.com/2013/08/15/4413602/james-franklin-named-starting.html. Retrieved October 24, 2013.
  9. 9.0 9.1 Matter, Dave (October 12, 2013). "Mizzou pounds No. 7 Georgia 41–26". St. Louis Post Dispatch. http://www.stltoday.com/sports/college/mizzou/eye-on-the-tigers/mizzou-pounds-no-georgia/article_cbaa3d1f-c55b-52d8-a657-b4a06229baa1.html. Retrieved October 24, 2013.
  10. Matter, Dave (October 19, 2013). "Mauk-toberfest at Mizzou as Tigers clobber Gators". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. http://www.stltoday.com/sports/college/mizzou/mauk-toberfest-at-mizzou-as-tigers-clobber-gators/article_b4097bfe-6220-5a5a-bb02-7c19df24cb37.html. Retrieved October 24, 2013.
  11. "Maty Mauk, Michael Sam take SEC weekly honors". KSDK. October 21, 2013. http://www.ksdk.com/sports/article/403761/6/Mizzou-players-take-SEC-weekly-honors-. Retrieved October 24, 2013.
  12. "SEC honors for Justin Britt and Maty Mauk of Missouri". KTVO-TV via website. November 4, 2013. http://www.heartlandconnection.com/sports/story.aspx?id=967101#.UngTgFOFfz4. Retrieved November 4, 2013.
  13. "Maty Mauk Arrested: Missouri Freshman QB Busted After Scooter Mishap". Associated Press via The Huffington Post website. August 31, 2013. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/31/maty-mauk-arrested-missouri-freshman-qb-scooter_n_1845988.html. Retrieved November 4, 2013.
  14. "Maty Mauk dismissed from Missouri football team". The Kansas City Star. January 28, 2016. http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article57037823.html. Retrieved January 28, 2016.
  15. Matter, Dave. "Ex-Mizzou QB Maty Mauk resurfaces in CFL" (in en). stltoday.com. http://www.stltoday.com/sports/college/mizzou/ex-mizzou-qb-maty-mauk-resurfaces-in-cfl/article_41de383f-c687-51bb-b24e-d93386fe660f.html.
  16. "Riders' quarterback carousel continues to spin" (in en-US). Regina Leader-Post. June 2, 2017. https://leaderpost.com/sports/football/cfl/saskatchewan-roughriders/riders-quarterback-carousel-continues-to-spin.
  17. "Ex-Mizzou QB Maty Mauk coached on the sidelines during Glendale's win" (in en). Springfield News-Leader. https://www.news-leader.com/story/sports/high-school/2017/08/18/ex-mizzou-qb-maty-mauk-coached-sidelines-during-glendales-win/582473001/.
  18. Rice, Megan (August 22, 2017). "Maty Mauk Joins Dad, Brother On Glendale Sidelines" (in en-US). OZARKSFIRST. http://www.ozarksfirst.com/sports/maty-mauk-joins-dad-brother-on-glendale-sidelines/795263168.

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