OFFICIAL: Eliah Drinkwitz is Mizzou's next head football coach

Eliah Drinkwitz
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By NewsRadio 1120 KMOX
COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMOX) - Eliah Drinkwitz will become the 33rd head football coach at the University of Missouri. He will be announced in a press conference Tuesday morning in Columbia. 

It's official!Our own Tom @Ackerman1120 is en route to Columbia to get reaction! https://t.co/3tYSL0qvg6

— KMOXSports (@KMOXSports) December 10, 2019

Full financial details of Drinkwitz' contract will be released pending completion of the human resources process, according to Mizzou.

KMOX's previous reporting: 

It appears the University of Missouri has its man. Mizzou, according to multiple reports from ESPN, the Kansas City Star and others, is reportedly set to hire Eliah Drinkwitz as the next head football coach, replacing Barry Odom who was let go last week.

Related: Missouri Fires Football Coach Barry Odom Drinkwitz just ended his first season as a head coach at Appalachian State -- leading the Mountaineers to a 12-1 record.

Drink it up: Mizzou reaches agreement with App State football coach Eli Drinkwitz https://t.co/gYA0W6AyGB via @stltoday

— Dave Matter (@Dave_Matter) December 9, 2019

We can confirm that #Mizzou has reached an agreement with Appalachian State's Eliah Drinkwitz to be its next football coach, pending approval by the Board of Curators. First reported by @ClowESPN. Quick story: https://t.co/XuSyn5hG8v

— Mitchell Forde (@Mitchell4D) December 9, 2019  The University hasn't made an official announcement. He still needs to be approved by the Board of Curators.© 2019 KMOX (Entercom). All rights reserved.