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Drinkwitz calls Mizzou job "opportunity of a lifetime"

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Eliah Drinkwitz’s first official day as Missouri’s 33rd football coach is off and running. Here’s a rundown of what he and athletics director Jim Sterk shared at Drinkwitz’s introductory press conference:

• Drinkwitz’s first public words as Missouri’s new coach: “This is an opportunity of a lifetime, and opportunities of a lifetime must be seized within the lifetime of an opportunity. For this to occur it took a lot of a lot of things to come together at the right time. But I know in my heart and in my soul and in my spirit this is the right place for me and my family at the right time for Mizzou football.