Videos show excerpt of Alden-Pinkel news conference
Thursday, November 17, 2011 | 10:58 p.m. CST
COLUMBIA — Missouri Athletics Director Mike Alden announced the decision about penalties imposed on Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel after he was arrested Wednesday night on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
Excerpts of the news conference can be seen in the following videos.
Because of his arrest on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel could lose up to $347,307, including $40,769 donated to the MU Wellness Resource Center by Pinkel. The loss is about 15% of his annual income. The graphic shows a breakdown of the financial impact.
After being arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel was penalized with a one-week suspension without salary or guaranteed incentives. Other terms of his suspension include a one-year salary freeze, ineligibility for any bonus from playing in a bowl game and ineligibility for a social responsibility bonus. In total, Pinkel could lose up to $306,538 under these terms, which includes another week’s salary and benefits that Pinkel has promised to donate to the MU Wellness Resource Center.