Saturday morning brings a major head coaching move in the SEC. A head coach was fired this morning, according to multiple reports.
Missouri reportedly fired head coach Barry Odom. The Tigers’ head coach took over the program in 2016. Mizzou went 6-6 this season, but is ineligible to play in a bowl game.
PowerMizzou.com first reported the news:
Multiple sources have told PowerMizzou.com that after four seasons, Barry Odom is out as the Missouri football coach. No announcement has been made by the school at this time.
Multiple outlets have since confirmed the report.
SOURCES: Missouri has fired coach Barry Odom after four seasons. https://t.co/Yrg6HdoC43 first reported the news. Athletic director Jim Sterk informed the coaching staff this morning. Odom finishes 25-25. The Tigers completed their season Friday at 6-6. https://t.co/cxYFExXGkz
— Adam Rittenberg (@ESPNRittenberg) November 30, 2019
— Dave Matter (@Dave_Matter) November 30, 2019
Source: Missouri fired Barry Odom.
— Pete Thamel (@PeteThamel) November 30, 2019
Odom took over the Missouri program in 2016. He was previously the Tigers’ defensive coordinator in 2015 and an assistant coach at Memphis (2012-14) and Missouri (2003-11).
Missouri went 25-25 in four seasons under Odom. The Tigers’ best year came in 2018, when they went 8-5. Mizzou appeared in two bowl games under Odom.