Maybe the single best game from Missouri's best offense.
Just thought I'd throw that out there since we're talking Pinkel's Bests and all. Gabe Dearmond produced his list of Pinkel's top Tigers, and the Post-Dispatch's Ben Frederickson is talking about Pinkel's hall-of-fame credentials.
We could go on and on. But we should be able to agree on one thing. The three coaches in contention for the top spot in Mizzou football lore should all be in the Hall of Fame. Pinkel belongs beside Faurot and Devine.
And don’t dismiss what Pinkel accomplished at Toledo. The two-time MAC coach of the year and member of the MAC Hall of Fame is still the Rockets’ winningest coach thanks to his 73-37 record between 1991 and 2000. Pinkel, who led the Rockets to a league title in 1995, is the only active coach who is the winningest coach at two separate schools.
It should only help Pinkel’s case that he was an all-conference and honorable mention All-American tight end during his playing days at Kent State.
For fun, here's my list of Pinkel's top 10 offensive games.
1. 2008 vs. Nevada (69-17)
2. 2003 vs. Texas Tech (62-31)
3. 2007 vs. Colorado (55-10)
4. 2008 vs. Nebraska (52-17)
5. 2007 vs. Nebraska (41-6)
6. 2008 vs. Illinois (52-42)
7. 2008 vs. Colorado (58-0)
8. 2013 vs. Vanderbilt (51-28)
9. 2009 vs. Kansas State (38-12 -- I couldn't leave Danario off the list)
10. 2005 vs. Nebraska (41-24)
Honorable mention: 2002 Illinois, 2003 Nebraska, 2006 Ole Miss, 2006 Kansas, 2007 Kansas, 2009 Kansas, 2011 Western Illinois, 2011 North Carolina, 2012 Tennessee, 2013 Auburn.
What's your list?
The Odom campaign picks up steam
As is typically the case, Missouri's current players want a hire from the current staff. And the recommendations seem to be unanimous.
Right around 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday, junior linebacker Michael Scherer tweeted that he would like current defensive coordinator Barry Odom to be Missouri's next head coach.
A few minutes later, senior cornerback Kenya Dennis tweeted "Top of the totem- Odom!!" with a football emoji.
A few minutes after that, sophomore safety Anthony Sherrils also tweeted that he wanted Odom to be the next head coach. To that, sophomore defensive end Charles Harris pushed defensive line coach Craig Kuligowski for the new defensive coordinator as well, as that slot would obviously be vacated were Odom to get the top job.
You have at least two more chances to watch Evan, Kentrell, and Connor
The Fightin' Pingetons are rolling
MUtigers.com: @MizzouWBB Downs SIUE 75-46, Moves to 5-0 for Third Time Under Pingeton
The Trib (Blake Toppmeyer): Postgame: MU women 75, SIUE 46
The Trib: Tigers are all business after rout of SIUE sends them to 5-0
I'm telling you, just name it the Sophie Award already...
Huuuuuuuuge volleyball match tonight
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