Costly turnovers and mistakes in key moments haunted the Tigers in the postseason loss.
Following a statistically dominant junior season, Lock has a tough decision ahead of him.
Quarterback Drew Lock led the Tigers with five scores through the air to break the SEC single-season passing touchdowns record.
Larry Rountree III and Ish Witter combined for 166 yards on the ground to power the Tigers past the Gators on Saturday.
Lock threw for 18 touchdowns and two interceptions in four October games.
This is the second straight week in which Lock has been selected as one of the nation’s top quarterbacks by the Manning Award committee.
Six quarters of play have gone by since Missouri last scored a touchdown.
The Tigers were lifeless in the 35-3 blowout at the hands of the Boilermakers.
The junior quarterback was also named Walter Camp Offensive Player of the Week after he set school records for passing yards and touchdowns against Missouri State on Saturday.
Despite a rough defensive showing in the season opener against Missouri State, Barry Odom remained calm.
The Tigers racked up over 800 yards of total offense in the victory.
Maneater football writers discuss the most important questions surrounding Missouri football in 2017.
Coach Barry Odom: “There’s ... signs of what he has done, what he can do, what he’s going to, what he’s going to grow into.”
While Missouri’s offensive line and quarterbacks have seen success, much of Missouri’s defense has struggled to live up to expectations.
And what to expect from the Southeastern Conference opener Saturday.
The sophomore quarterback has thrown for 289 yards and three touchdowns so far.
“Drew Lock, the most talented player on Mizzou’s offense, needs to be on the field at all times if Mizzou wants to be successful.”
Despite a late comeback attempt, the Tigers came up short in Morgantown.
The Barry Odom era began with a 15-point loss to West Virginia.
Drew Lock completed 11 of 22 passes for 152 yards in the first half.