Eli Drinkwitz wants a full crowd vs. Kentucky despite 11 am kickoff: 'Everybody's got to make sacrifices'
Eli Drinkwitz is full of jokes.
Like most people, he isn’t thrilled about Missouri’s 11 a.m. kickoff against Kentucky this Saturday. Regardless, he’s counting on a good crowd showing up at Faurot Field when the time comes.
He provided a hilarious statement on the matter Tuesday afternoon.
Eli Drinkwitz says he knows 11 am kickoffs aren’t always the fans’ favorite, but he’s counting on a good crowd Saturday vs. Kentucky.
“You don’t want to crack your first beer until after 10:30 in the morning. I get that. But everybody’s got to make sacrifices.”
— Dave Matter (@Dave_Matter) November 1, 2022
That’s an even earlier tailgate for those who participate. We’d say the 10:30 estimate is considerably later than most would be starting Saturday morning.
Mizzou has found itself back in the race for a bowl bid with its recent win over South Carolina. The Tigers need 2 more wins on the season with Kentucky, Arkansas and Vanderbilt all on the docket as games they could win.