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15 college football coaches on the hot seat

It’s late enough in the college football season that we can begin wondering just how much leeway will be given to some of the nation’s most notable coaches. In some instances, those at both big and small schools alike are coaching for their futures. Some can still save themselves, while for others, it’s probably going to be too little, too late.Here is a list of the 15 college football...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Missouri senator suggests Gary Pinkel ‘held the university hostage’

Missouri state Senator Paul Wieland has reportedly threatened to file a complaint about Pinkel’s support of the strike in support of the Concerned Student 1950 movement on Missouri’s campus last November. Wieland suggested that Pinkel held Mizzou hostage and was later rewarded for it. From the Columbia Tribune, “Wieland told interim MU Chancellor Hank Foley ‘my constituents were...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Pinkel to earn almost $1 million as Mizzou fundraiser, ambassador

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Former University of Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel will remain at the university as a fundraiser and ambassador, earning nearly $1 million over the length of a three-year contract, the university announced Thursday.Pinkel, 63, announced his retirement in November, citing his diagnosis of a form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma that was discovered in the spring. The...
Via Associated Press
January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel denies he ever supported student movement: Report

Only days after being hailed as a hero for a tweet he wrote supporting the #ConcernedStudent1950 movement against racism at the University of Missouri, football coach Gary Pinkel stated that not only did he not author the now famous tweet, he said he does not support the #ConcernedStudent1950 movement. The Mizzou Family stands as one. We are united. We are behind our players...
Via The Other Paper
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Mizzou: Loss of Gary Pinkel is a catastrophic blow

Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma is no joke folks. I’ve lost a good friend who was 36 years old to the disease. When I heard Mizzou head coach Gary Pinkel was diagnosed with this deadly disease, I just leaned back in my chair and winced. It’s treatable but doesn’t give someone the energy to coach a college football team in an SEC conference. Pinkel will resign at the end of the season, one...
Via STLSportsMinute
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Pinkel to resign as Missouri head coach after lymphoma diagnosis

Gary Pinkel will step down as Missouri football coach at the end of the year due to health reasons. Pinkel was diagnosed with lymphoma in May and has coached the entire season with the diagnosis. “I made the decision in May, after visiting with my family, that I wanted to keep coaching, as long as I felt good and had the energy I needed,” Pinkel said in a statement released by...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

A step toward equality: Univ. of Missouri president resigns

In a press conference on Monday morning, University of Missouri school president, Tim Wolfe, announced his resignation amid the growing criticism of the way he’s handled racism on the school’s campus. “I am resigning as president of the University of Missouri system,” Wolfe began as he addressed the press. “The motivation in making this decision comes from love.” Wolfe’s resignation...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Missouri football HC Gary Pinkel shows support for striking players

Missouri football head coach Gary Pinkel stands behind his players as they commit to a strike until school president Tim Wolfe is fired or steps down. Pinkel expressed his support via Twitter on Sunday morning. The Mizzou Family stands as one. We are united. We are behind our players. #ConcernedStudent1950 GP pic.twitter.com/fMHbPPTTKl — Coach Gary Pinkel (@GaryPinkel) November...
Via Sportsnaut
November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Gary Pinkel tweets support for striking Missouri players

Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel tweeted a full team photo in support of his striking players. The strike was originally started by the black members of the team in response to a series of racist incidents on campus. It calls for the removal of university president Tim Wolfe for his lack of response. Today, the entire team and coaching staff joined together in full support of the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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