A review of the quarterback performance for the 2023 season reveals that Brady Cook delivered an outstanding performance, leading the 4th best Missouri offense since 2000, while surpassing 3,000 passing yards. Notably, all the quarterbacks from 2023 are expected to return in 2024, with Cook and Sam Horn likely to be the primary quarterbacks. Additionally, high school recruit Aidan Glover is described as a promising prospect. The review also highlights the departure of Jake Garcia and Gabarri Johnson, as well as their transfer destinations. The forecast for 2024 predicts Brady Cook to continue as QB1, with a bold prediction of a Heisman finalist spot in Missouri's potential first-ever Playoff bid season.

By the Numbers
  • Kelly Bryant: 1,025 passing yards, 65% accuracy, 8 TDs, 3 INTs, 145 rushing yards
  • Connor Bazelak: SEC Co-Freshman of the Year, injury-riddled 2021 campaign
  • Brady Cook: Over 3,000 passing yards, led 4th best Missouri offense since 2000
  • Aidan Glover (2023 stats): 57.3% completion, 1,802 passing yards, 21 TDs, 8 INTs, 369 rushing yards, 7 TDs
Yes, But

There are uncertainties surrounding Sam Horn's potential Tommy John surgery and its impact on his future in both football and baseball.

What's Next

Brady Cook is forecasted to continue as QB1 in the 2024 season, with a bold prediction of a potential Heisman finalist spot, and Missouri's first-ever Playoff bid season.

Bottom Line

Brady Cook's outstanding performance in 2023 positions him as the expected leader for the 2024 season, with the potential for significant achievements, including a Heisman finalist spot and a Playoff bid for Missouri.