Former Missouri football head coach Barry Odom was officially fired on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. This comes after serving as the defensive coordinator and four seasons with the Tigers as head coach. A true son, Odom returned to Missouri as a coach after playing linebacker for the team during his college years. During his time as head coach, Odom had an overall record of 25-25 and finished the 2019 season with a record of 6-6. He led the team to two bowl games, the 2017 Texas Bowl and the 2018 Liberty Bowl, but the Tigers lost both. This is a collection of images from his last four years as head coach.
Barry Odom adjusts his hat
Barry Odom adjusts the hat that Missouri Athletics Director Mack Rhoades gave him during the press conference on Dec. 4, 2015. The conference was held after Odom was announced as head football coach.
Barry Odom takes the field
Former head football coach Barry Odom leads his team onto the field before Missouri’s 2016 home opener game on Sept. 10 against Eastern Michigan.
Barry Odom celebrates with fans
Odom looks on as the team and fans rejoice after the Tigers’ win during their 2016 home opener Sept. 10 against Eastern Michigan.
Barry Odom hugs his sons
Former head football coach Barry Odom hugs his sons after recording his first win as a head coach during Missouri's 2016 home opener on Sept. 10 against Eastern Michigan.
Odom yells at a referee
Missouri's Barry Odom yells at a referee during the first quarter of a Sept. 17, 2016, game against the Georgia Bulldogs in Columbia.
Barry Odom hugs linebacker Donavin Newsom
Barry Odom hugs linebacker Donavin Newsom as he leaves the field following the Tigers' 28-27 loss on Sept. 17, 2016, to the Georgia Bulldogs.
Former Mizzou head coach Barry Odom yells
Former Missouri head coach Barry Odom yells during the first quarter of Missouri's home game Nov. 12, 2016 against the Vanderbilt Commodores.
Barry Odom adjusts his headset during the third quarter
Barry Odom adjusts his headset during the third quarter of Missouri's 45-16 win over Florida on Nov. 4, 2017 on Faurot Field.
Barry Odom directs his players
Barry Odom directs his players before a Tigers’ game against Kentucky in October, 2017 in Lexington, Ky.
Barry Odom whispers to J'Mon Moore
Odom whispers to J’Mon Moore as Moore walks off the field after fumbling the ball with only moments left in a Sept. 17, 2016, game against the Georgia Bulldogs on Faurot Field. The Tigers lost 28-27.
Barry Odom gets his players fired up
Barry Odom gets his players fired up before the Tigers run out onto the field for the Texas Bowl on Dec. 28, 2017 at NRG Stadium in Houston. The Tiger's lost the game to UT 33-16.
Barry Odom smiles at the students waiting in line to dunk him
Odom smiles at the students waiting in line to dunk on him on May 4, 2018 on Mel Carnahan Quadrangle. The dunk tank was one of several games available for students after Tiger Prowl.
Barry Odom waves to the audience
Barry Odom waves to the audience before answering questions during Power Mizzou's meet-and-greet on July 30, 2018 at Shiloh Bar & Grill. The Missouri football team started camp the following Friday. "I am confident in that I know how our team will approach the field," Odom said.
Barry Odom bumps fists
Barry Odom bumps fists with safety Cam Hilton between drills on Aug. 17, 2018 at the Mizzou Athletics Training Complex.
Barry Odom talks with Memphis players on Oct. 20
Odom talks with Memhis players after the conclusion of a Missouri home game on Oct. 20, 2018 on Faurot Field.
Head coach Barry Odom speaks during a press conference
Barry Odom speaks during a press conference after Missouri’s bowl game announcement Dec. 2, 2018 at the Mizzou Athletics Training Complex. “We’re playing our best football right now,” Odom said. “We’re going to continue to capture the momentum that we have.”
Missouri head coach Barry Odom yells from the sidelines
Barry Odom yells from the sidelines hoping for a Missouri touchdown at the 60th AutoZone Liberty Bowl on Dec. 31, 2018
in Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium in Memphis, Tenn.
Barry Odom holds his daughter
Barry Odom holds his daughter, Anna Lockwood Odom, after the Tigers took down Southeast Missouri State 50-0 on Faurot Field on Sept. 14 for the second home game of the 2019 season, making the season record 2-1.
Barry Odom encourages his team
Barry Odom encourages his team while it remained tied 14-14 with Vanderbilt entering the fourth quarter on Oct. 19, 2019 at Vanderbilt Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee. The Tiger's lost the game 21-14 to Vanderbilt for Missouri's first conference upset of the season.
Barry Odom looks to the field
Former Missouri head coach Barry Odom looks to the field during the fourth quarter as Missouri takes on Florida on Nov. 16 on Faurot Field.
Barry Odom on the field
Missouri head coach Barry Odom walks on the sidelines during the game against Arkansas on Nov. 29, 2019, at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock, Arkansas. The Tiger's narrowly won over the Razorbacks 24-14. Odom was fired the next day after Missouri finished the season with a 6-6 record.