COLUMBIA, Mo. (Missouri Football App) -- Missouri head football coach Gary Pinkel moved his weekly, Monday afternoon press conference from 3:30 p.m. Monday, to 2 p.m. Pinkel is traveling to Akron, Ohio to be at the funeral of his former high school football coach Dick Fortner.
Pinkel graduated from Kenmore High School in Akron, Ohio in the late 1960’s. After high school, he got his bachelors of science degree in education for Kent State University. While at Kent State, Pinkel played tight end on the football team.