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Opening the season with two or three quarterbacks? Maybe (?) not a bad idea!

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Fall camp inches closer...

We’re inching closer to the breaking of fall camp, and the takes are a-flowing.

Ben Frederickson suggests that Mizzou follow the Michigan Method and start the season with not one, not two, but maybe three starting QBs before settling on one starter.

It’s been clear since Drinkwitz visited St. Louis early this offseason that Cook and his fully healed throwing shoulder are in the driver’s seat unless someone else forcefully grabs and holds the wheel... He’s had a quick trigger on his QB calls in the past. He’s seeing the benefit of allowing a slower burn now. He’s aware of the Michigan approach and suggested to Post-Dispatch’s Dave Matter in Nashville the Tigers could play multiple quarterbacks through the first two weeks of the season.

Of course, Brady Cook is the de facto starter as of now, a designation he’s earned with his experience. Chris Kwiecinski agrees in his first stab at an offensive depth chart, where he also lays out his take on what the rebuilt offensive line could look like.

You can’t deny the offensive line is better than where it was last season. Cam’Ron and Marcellus Johnson transfer in and pair with Armand Membou to reshape the middle and right side of the line...

The newcomers, including first-year coach Brandon Jones, will offer a chance for the offensive line to have a breath of fresh air as well as a fresh start. Don’t be surprised if players MaKyi Lee and Valen Ericksen see playing time, too, as either swing tackles or in different packages.

No matter who is playing on offense, however, they’ll have to adjust to the new man calling the shots: Kirby Moore. Eli Drinkwitz is embracing the fact that he’s had to let some responsibilities go, hoping his renewed focus on being the “CEO” will reap dividents.

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