Sculpted, smart, plays angry. And Pat Ivey hasn't even really gotten his hands on him yet. I'm really, really going to enjoy this dude.
The latest from camp
"Our reads have been real good, and then our ball placement has been way better, too. The next thing is, are you taking care of the football, and do you execute, too? All of those things have been better."
Hill brought up last year's 53-percent completion rate for Mauk, saying that they "need to be way higher than that." When asked if there's an exact number in mind, Hill wouldn't specify.
"It's high," Hill said. "We have a number, but it's really high."
Chaz looking good
"Charles Harris is playing at a level right now where we need him to play," defensive line coach Craig Kuligowski said. "To compete for a championships, Charles is playing at that level. This was a guy out of high school that was who knows whatever stars, hardly anybody else was recruiting him. But it’s a great testament that if you are dedicated, work hard and willing to give it your all, that you’re going to succeed.
Missouri cleared up the status for redshirt freshman offensive guard Andy Bauer, who’s been recovering from June hip surgery to repair the labrum on his left side. He’s been taking part in individual position drills but sitting out live team drills. He’s "well ahead of schedule," according to team trainer Rex Sharp and could be fully cleared to rejoin all drills by next week. Bauer missed his entire season year at De Smet High School after undergoing surgery for a similar condition on his right hip.
22. Connor McGovern, Mizzou, LT: The son of a bodybuilder from North Dakota, McGovern tore a pec while trying to bench 515 earlier in his career at Mizzou. McGovern is 6-foot-4, 305 pounds, and squatted 690 pounds for five reps. He's done 40 reps on the bench with 225 pounds. He's vertical-jumped 34 inches and been timed in the 40 at 4.9. McGovern also can do 18 pull-ups despite weighing more than 300 pounds.