Originally posted on College Spun  |  Last updated 8/7/14

BOULDER, CO - OCTOBER 31: Head coach Gary Pinkel of the Missouri Tigers leads his team against the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field on October 31, 2009 in Boulder, Colorado. Missouri defeated Colorado 36-17. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel, who many believed was on the hot seat just a year or two ago, seems to be firmly entrenched as the Tigers head man – especially after winning the SEC East in just the team’s second season in the league. Thursday, the school re-released a commercial – titled “Wake Up The Echoes” – that aired back when Pinkel was first hired in 2001. Perhaps it’s the program’s way of saying that optimism is just as high as it was over a decade ago. It’s not the most high-tech college football commercial we’ve seen – that’s for sure. But the message is pretty clear.
PLAYERS: Gary Pinkel
TEAMS: Missouri Tigers
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