Missouri reportedly makes decision on status for Brady Cook, Lurther Burden for Week 5
Missouri is reportedly planning on playing Brady Cook and Luther Burden on Saturday, per ESPN’s Pete Thamel.
Thamel stated Friday that sources told him the two players will be ready to go for the matchup with Vanderbilt. Cook and Burden were questionable heading into the game.
Cook and Burden being available will definitely give the Tigers a boost. The two practiced at full speed on Friday which is a good sign.
Sources: Missouri starting quarterback Brady Cook and star WR Luther Burden will play at Vanderbilt on Saturday. Both were questionable this week but practiced full speed today and are good to go.
— Pete Thamel (@PeteThamel) September 29, 2023
Cook has 1,073 yards passing with 10 total touchdowns and 0 interceptions. Burden has 504 yards receiving with 3 touchdowns.
Missouri will face Vanderbilt on the road. Missouri is coming off of a 34-27 win over Memphis in Week 4. The Tigers are now ranked No. 23 and are sitting at 4-0.
Eli Drinkwitz will need as many players healthy as possible for Week 6. Missouri faces a ranked LSU team in Columbia next. LSU has rebounded after losing to Florida State with three wins in a row.
Missouri and Vanderbilt kick off at 4 p.m. ET on SEC Network.