Missouri has not had a strong start to the 2022-23 season.

The Tigers are 1-1 following an opening week victory against Louisiana Tech followed by a embarrassing beatdown via Kansas State. There’s been plenty of talk throw Drinkwitz’s way, the players’ way and the program’s way.

Drinkwitz is trying to block out the noise and toxicity. He paraphrased Bill Parcells’ famous quote: “Losers assemble in little groups and complain about the coaches and the players in other little groups. But winners assemble as a team.”

Someone’s always got something to say, after all. But I’ll admit, calling out your fanbase for the product you put on the field is an interesting strategy to say the least.

Let’s see how Mizzou responds moving forward.