Per a tweet from Scout.com's Allen Trieu, Missouri has gained an oral commitment from Kenton, Ohio's Maty Mauk. Mauk, a 6'2" 185 lb quarterback , is ranked 19th among pro-style quarterbacks according to Rivals.com. He choose the Tigers over offers from other BCS schools such as Cincinnati, Illinois, Michigan, Notre Dame, and Vanderbilt.
Mauk becomes the 12th commitment to coach Gary Pinkel's program for 2012, and is the first quarterback to do so. Mauk is the second commit in the past week as Will Hines commited to the Tigers on July 1st. Hines, a 6'1" 175 lb cornerback from Waco, Texas chose the Tigers over a slug of other scholarships offers, including ones from Big 12 rivals Baylor, Kansas, Oklahoma State, and Texas Tech.
The Tigers have certainly put an emphasis on both Texas and Missouri during the 2012 recruiting process as five current commits hail from the Longhorn State, while four are Missouri natives (two from the Kansas City metro and two from St. Louis).
2012 Missouri Football Commitments
Evan Boehm 6'3" 290 lb OL Lee's Summit West
Torey Boozer 6'3" 210 lb DB Everman, TX
Kentrell Brice 6'1" 178 lb DB Ruston, LA
Chaston Cuffee 6'1" 185 lb DB Cleburne, TX
Markus Golden 6'3" 230 lb LB Hutchinson, KS CC
Germain Ifedi 6'5" 304 lb Houston, TX
Donavin Newsom 6'2" 220 lb LB Parkway North (St. Louis)
Michael Scherer 6'4" 229 lb LB Mary Country Day (St. Louis)
Morgan Steward 5'11' 182 lb RB Staley (Kansas City)
Johnathan Williams 5'11" 205 lb Allen, TX