Found November 27, 2012 on
Fox Sports Kansas City:
COLUMBIA, Mo. Rumors swirled. Gary Pinkel swung back.
The sun rose Tuesday over Memorial Stadium, and the sky remained free of fire above Missouri's football program. Despite online rumblings of black-and-gold Armageddon one bizarre tweet had Pinkel packing boxes and hitting Providence Road on Monday the coach prepared to enter his most crucial offseason in eight years with the spirit of Rocky Balboa.
On adversity after a 5-7 season, the Tigers' first campaign without a bowl since 2004: "Any time you go through adversity, you grow and learn. We've always done that. You take advantage of it. Some of the best things we've done, we've accomplished, has been after we've had some adversity."
On if there was indecision about returning for a 13th season at Mizzou: "No, no. I love what I do. I don't know where all (the resignation rumors) started. I heard that. My daughter called me, 'I hear you are retiring.' I said, 'I am?'...
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All reports from the internet indicate that Gary Pinkel has resigned as head coach of the Mizzou Tigers after a season in the Southeastern Conference with a lackluster performance. Out of the two teams that joined the SEC on July 1st, 2012, Missouri is doing the worst and Texas A&M is doing amazing with Johnny “Football” Manziel with Heisman trophy expectations.
Like most football lifers, Missouri coach Gary Pinkel is a creature of habit.
So rather than linger over a disappointing SEC debut that saw the Tigers go 5-7 and break a seven-year streak of bowl appearances, the 60-year-old coach showed up ready for work on Monday, starting with his usual 5 a.m. weightlifting session.
''I love what I do,'' Pinkel told reporters...
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