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Jim McElwain’s Status Uncertain for Mizzou’s Season Opener with Central Michigan

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Get well, Jim...

One of the big storylines surrounding the season opener between Mizzou and Central Michigan on Saturday afternoon was Jim McElwain making his return to SEC country as a former Florida head coach.

Unfortunately, that situation might be in doubt. On Wednesday afternoon, the Central Michigan Football team announced that McElwain has undergone surgery on the Appendicitis. Assistant coach Tim Skipper has taken over the head coaching duties for the time being.

We wish Jim McElwain the best and are hoping for a speedy recovery.

Here’s what Tim Skipper had to say about McElwain at Central Michigan’s press conference on Wednesday:

Also, from Drinkwitz’s press conference on Wednesday, he says Mizzou is now over 88 percent vaccinated.

From Wednesday night’s season opening edition of “Tiger Talk” with Mike Kelly, Eli Drinkwitz says that several 2022 and 2023 recruits will be at the game on Saturday. Faurot Field needs to be packed!


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