News:Corbin Berkstresser completed 20-of-38 passes for 276 yards, two touchdowns and one interception at Texas A&M on Saturday, while also rushing six times for 33 yards and another score.
Analysis:Corbin Berkstresser probably played much more as a freshman than Missouri would have liked due to multiple injuries to starter James Franklin throughout the year. He finishes 2012 with 1,059 yards passing, five touchdowns and seven picks, having completed just 49.7-percent of his passes.
News:Corbin Berkstresser completed 4-of-8 passes for 85 yards and an interception against Syracuse on Saturday.
Analysis: Starter James Franklin apparently felt woozy and was forced to leave the game in the fourth quarter. The Tigers finish the season at Texas A&M next Saturday.
News:Corbin Berkstresser completed 10-of-19 passes for just 71 yards and two interceptions against Kentucky on Saturday.
Analysis: With James Franklin (knee) working his way back from injury and even seeing some game action in this contest, Corbin Berkstresser's days at the helm of the Mizzou offense appear to be numbered.
News: Coach Gary Pinkel suggested that while Corbin Berkstresser has been subpar in replacing the injured James Franklin, he hasn't been getting much help from anyone around him either, the Kansas City Star reports.
Analysis: "He's a talented player," Pinkel said of Corbin Berkstresser. "I place a huge emphasis on people around him playing well. We see the things he excels at and you (have to) adjust your playcalling, your offense. We've made some adjustments that I think allow us to use his abilities." With Franklin due back on November 3 against Florida, Berkstresser needs to come out firing on all cylinders against lowly Kentucky to avoid going back to the bench.
News:Corbin Berkstresser will likely start at quarterback for Mizzou against Kentucky on Saturday with James Franklin (knee) being listed as doubtful, ESPN.com reports.
Analysis:Corbin Berkstresser hasn't exactly been lighting it up in Franklin's place, but does get to face a Wildcat defense allowing 32.4 points per game.
News:Corbin Berkstresser completed 12-of-29 passes for 126 yards and two INTs against Alabama on Saturday.
Analysis:Corbin Berkstresser started in place of the injured James Franklin (knee) and was manhandled by a superior Alabama defense. Missouri next faces Kentucky in two weeks; whoever starts under center for the Tigers could make for a sleeper start.
News:Corbin Berkstresser relieved an injured James Franklin (knee) and completed 9-of-30 passes for 189 yards and one touchdown against Vandy on Saturday.
Analysis: Franklin will miss a few weeks due to a sprained MCL, giving Corbin Berkstresser the starting nod next week against Alabama. Obviously, he does not make for a recommended start, though.
News:Corbin Berkstresser completed 7-of-8 passes for 54 yards and a touchdown at South Carolina on Saturday.
Analysis:Corbin Berkstresser scored the lone touchdown of the day for the Tigers in garbage time, finding Marcus Lucas in the fourth quarter of the 31-10 loss.
News:Corbin Berkstresser got the start in place of the injured James Franklin (shoulder) and completed 21-of-41 passes for 198 yards and an interception. He also rushed 18 times for 25 yards and a touchdown.
Analysis: The freshman QB is not a recommended start next week at South Carolina, whether or not Franklin is healthy.
News:Corbin Berkstresser completed five passes for 60 yards and a touchdown in relief of James Franklin against Southeastern Louisiana on Saturday. The freshman QB also rushed five times for 25 yards and an additional score.
Analysis:Corbin Berkstresser was impressive in the blowout victory over the Lions. However, he will be relegated to backup duty barring injury to Franklin this season.