David Russell, the University of Missouri System chief of staff and custodian of records, confirmed that the nine-member Board of Curators unanimously approved a contract for eighth-year football coach Gary Pinkel on Tuesday that would pay him $2.3 million annually for seven years. Pinkel can receive an additional $200,000 each year in a separate deferred account as long as he remains in Columbia throughout the deal's duration. Russell said an official announcement is expected Wednesday afternoon.
Pinkel to receive $2.3 million annually with new deal
To read the full article, please sign up or login.
Get full access to the Columbia Missourian on your computer, phone, and tablet for just $5.95 per month.
* All the high-quality, in-depth journalism of the Columbia Missourian and Vox Magazine, updated 24/7
* Your news. Your device. Your time.
If you'd like to read more about the value of being a member, read this column from the Missourian's executive editor, Tom Warhover.