Eli Drinkwitz honors Mike Leach with incredible t-shirt ahead of the Gasparilla Bowl
Eli Drinkwitz made an intentional effort to honor Mike Leach during pregame warmups of Friday night’s Gasparilla Bowl.
In addition to honoring Leach with a helmet sticker, Drinkwitz also donned a Leach-themed shirt with his photo on the front and the title of his book on the back of the shirt — Swing Your Sword.
Missouri shared the following photos from its social media account.
— Mizzou Football (@MizzouFootball) December 23, 2022
Leach, the iconic college football coach and personality, tragically passed away on December 12 following a medical emergency. Leach was 61.
The college football world has been mourning Leach’s death and will continue to do so for many, many years. Leach was not only the father of the Air Raid offense, but he was one of the most honest, genuine and colorful personalities in football history.