Mizzou football releases depth chart ahead of opening game. Here's who is on it

Mizzou football released its full unofficial depth chart Wednesday, a day ahead of its season-opening game against South Dakota in Columbia. The surprises were minimal. Quarterbacks Brady Cook and Sam Horn are listed with an “or” next to their names, supporting the multiple times Missouri head coach Eli Drinkwitz has said they would split reps.

On Tuesday during his weekly in-season radio show Tiger Talk, the coach said they could use “potentially three” quarterbacks against South Dakota. Miami transfer Jake Garcia is listed below Cook and Horn on the depth chart. Elsewhere, there’s an abundance of true freshmen in backup roles with the left guard, every wide receiver spot, running back, tight end, cornerback, safety, placekicker and long snapper positions each sporting rookies in line for reps.

Middle linebacker Chad Bailey was omitted from this week’s depth chart. He underwent a procedure, Drinkwitz said, that was set to see him miss at least the first two games of the season, per the 21-day recovery timeline provided. Starting safety JC Carlies, who was listed as questionable on this week’s injury report, holds on to his spot as the No.

1 rover. Here is Missouri’s full depth chart for its game against the Coyotes: Missouri head coach Eli Drinkwitz takes to the field with his team before a game against Abilene Christian on Sept. 17, 2022 at Faurot Field in Columbia.

Quarterback Brady Cook, jr. ; -or- Sam Horn, r-fr. Jake Garcia, r-so.

Offensive Line Left Tackle Javon Foster, gr. Marcellus Johnson, gr. Left Guard Xavier Delgado, gr.

Tristan Wilson, r-fr. ; -or- Logan Reichert, fr. Center Connor Tollison, so.

Bence Polgar, sr. ; -or- Drake Heismeyer, jr. Right Guard Cam’Ron Johnson, jr.

EJ Ndoma-Ogar, jr. Right Tackle Armand Membou, so. Mitchell Walters, jr.

Houston offensive lineman Cam'Ron Johnson (73) during an NCAA football game on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, in Houston, Texas. Wide Receivers Slot Luther Burden, so.

Mehki Miller, so. Daniel Blood, fr. X Theo Wease Jr.

, sr. Ja’Mariyon Wayne, r-fr. ; -or- Marquis Johnson, fr.

Z Mookie Cooper, jr. Dannis Jackson, jr. Joshua Manning, fr.

Missouri freshman Luther Burden is hyped up by his teammates after scoring the first touchdown of the game against Abilene Christian on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, at Faurot Field in Columbia. Running back Cody Scharder, gr.

; -or- Nathaniel Peat, gr. Jamal Roberts, fr. Tavorus Jones, r-fr.

Tight ends Tyler Stephens, sr. -or- Brett Norfleet, fr. -or- Jordon Harris, fr.

-or- Max Whisner, r-fr. Defensive end Left Darius Robinson, gr. Nyles Gaddy, gr.

Austin Firestone, r-fr. Right Johnny Walker Jr. , jr.

Joe Moore III, jr. DJ Wesolak, r-fr. Tigers' defensive lineman Darius Robinson (6) gets held by a Commodore offensive lineman during Missouri's game against Vanderbilt at Faurot Field on Oct.

22, 2022. Defensive tackle Left tackle Jayden Jernigan, gr. ; -or- Josh Landry, gr.

Marquis Gracial, r-fr. Right tackle Realus George Jr. , gr.

; -or- Kristian Williams, sr. Linebackers Mike Dameon Wilson, so. ; -or- Chuck Hicks, gr.

Will Ty’Ron Hopper. , sr. Triston Newson, jr.

Cornerbacks Left Kris Abrams-Draine, jr. Marcus Clarke, sr. Right Ennis Rakestraw Jr.

, jr. Dreyden Norwood, so. ; -or- Shamar McNeil, fr.

Safety Strong/Rover JC Carlies, sr. Marvin Burks Jr. , fr.

Free Joseph Charleston, sr. Phillip Roche, fr. Star Daylan Carnell, so.

; -or- Tre’Vez Johnson, jr. Sidney Williams, jr. Specialists Punter Riley Williams, sr.

; -or- Luke Bauer, so. Placekicker Harrison Mevis, sr. Blake Craig, fr.

Kickoff Harrison Mevis, sr. Blake Craig, fr. Longsnapper Brett Le Blanc, fr.

Trey Flint, sr. Punt returner Luther Burden III, so. Daniel Blood, fr.

Kris Abrams-Draine, jr. Kick returner Kris Abrams-Draine, so. Nathaniel Peat, gr.

; -or- Marvin Burks Jr. .

Calum McAndrew
Filed 08.31.2023

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