OFFICIAL: Eliah Drinkwitz is Mizzou's next head football coach

Alex Degman
December 08, 2019 - 7:09 pm
Eliah Drinkwitz

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COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMOX) - Eliah Drinkwitz will become the 33rd head football coach at the University of Missouri. He will be announced in a press conference Tuesday morning in Columbia. 

Full financial details of Drinkwitz' contract will be released pending completion of the human resources process, according to Mizzou.

KMOX's previous reporting: 

It appears the University of Missouri has its man.
Mizzou, according to multiple reports from ESPN, the Kansas City Star and others, is reportedly set to hire Eliah Drinkwitz as the next head football coach, replacing Barry Odom who was let go last week.

Related: Missouri Fires Football Coach Barry Odom
Drinkwitz just ended his first season as a head coach at Appalachian State -- leading the Mountaineers to a 12-1 record.

The University hasn't made an official announcement. He still needs to be approved by the Board of Curators.

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