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No matter that the receiver, a 6'5", 235-pound physical specimen who would go on to be the 40th pick in the 2015 NFL draft, wasn’t charged in the incident.Pinkel deemed his behavior unacceptable for his program, and that was that. 24 game against Vanderbilt, Pinkel made the decision that the 2015 season would be his last. He was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma in May and had kept his condition secret in the months since, but after consulting with physicians and family after the team’s Oct.Defensive end Shane Ray, a first-round draft pick last spring out of Missouri, elaborated further this week to reporters in Denver, where he now plays for the Broncos.“Once you go to the University of Missouri, you’re Coach Pinkel’s guy, and he’s going to do everything in his power to make sure that his players are taken care of and treated with respect,” Ray said.
When he took over at Missouri in 2001, he inherited a program that had gone 3–8 the year before and boasted three winning seasons in its past 19. On Friday afternoon, Missouri announced that Pinkel will resign at the end of 2015. The impact the Tigers coach has had over the past decade and a half is too great for him to be reduced to the past tense so quickly—not when he has three games left to coach, not when the mark he’s made on his program over the past 15 seasons will endure for years, if not decades.Missouri’s first-year athletics director, Mack Rhoades, has known of his coach’s decision since Oct. He’s had more than two weeks to begin quietly planning for the future of his program, and as he and the rest of Missouri’s athletics department go about their search for Pinkel’s successor, they owe their almost-former coach a heap of thanks.The transformation that Pinkel (who has a 117–71 record at Missouri going into Saturday) brought about in Columbia turned the Tigers from a bottom-tier Big 12 team into an SEC threat, a job that should pique the interest of college’s football’s brightest up-and-coming coaches. There’s no question of what Pinkel’s legacy at Missouri will constitute.