Here are the highlights from Missouri coach Gary Pinkel’s press conference following the announcement of his resignation on Friday due to health reasons.

As expected, the long-time coach of the Tigers was showered with support, not just locally but nationally.

Pinkel got a visit from former Mizzou wideout Jeremy Maclin, who now plays for the Kansas City Chiefs.

Pinkel’s passion for football has always been crystal clear. He might not be on the sidelines, but that doesn’t mean he won’t be a coach from the couch.

Pinkel got choked up as he started talking about his players during the head coaching stints in his career. They’ve always been his top priority.

Pinkel says there’s no cure for his form of lymphoma.

Pinkel has said he will make the most of his current health and prepare to fight the disease later.

Pinkel said he told athletic director Mack Rhoades of his decision on the Wednesday during the team’s bye in Week 9.

Pinkel planned on telling his staff privately on Sunday before telling his players, but his decision to resign was leaked sooner, so he rushed to make sure they knew first.

Pinkel said his daughter sent him the postgame celebration at Arrowhead Stadium after the win over BYU. His daughter sent it to him.

The press conference was very emotional, and he received plenty of support from the media and others who attended.

He was also asked about life after football.