Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk was suspended indefinitely by the school late Monday night after a video posted on Twitter shows a man resembling Mauk allegedly snorting a line of cocaine.
Less than three hours after the video surfaced, Mizzou head coach Barry Odom and athletic director Mack Rhoades took action.
Joint statement from Missouri A.D. Mack Rhoades and football coach Barry Odom regarding Maty Mauk pic.twitter.com/EBNhJ3Ho09
— Dave Matter (@Dave_Matter) January 26, 2016
Mauk has been no stranger to trouble since he arrived at Missouri. The junior sat out most of last season thanks to two separate disciplinary incidents. He started the first four games of the season before being suspended for an undisclosed reason. Then, three days after he was reinstated, former head coach Gary Pinkel suspended him again — this time for the rest of the season — on Nov. 1 for his role in an incident outside a Columbia bar.
He was also arrested in 2012 after fleeing the scene of a scooter accident.
The Tigers finished 5-7 last season, but started off 3-1 with Mauk under center. His stats are not going to blow anyone away, but he led Missouri to the SEC championship game in 2014 and showed flashes of brilliance along the way. If Mauk is confirmed to be the man in that video, he has likely played his last game as a Missouri Tiger.