Monday December 22nd, 2014

As coach Gary Pinkel's Missouri squad continues their preparations for the Citrus Bowl against the Golden Gophers of Minnesota, Pinkel chose this Sunday to pay homage to his Akron, Ohio roots and fire up his team with some stylin, as well as some profilin'.

When Pinkel strode into the team's meeting room, decked out in a gold track suit and reflective shades, he looked more ready to give a 3-6 Mafia performance than a lecture on the team's 4-3 defensive scheme.

For #Mizzou's #NFLDay, Head Coach Gary Pinkel breaks out new all gold @nike gear.

A video posted by Mizzou Football (@mizzoufootball) on

Pinkel didn't fail reference to fellow Akron native and current Cleveland Cavalier LeBron James either, accenting his ensemble with a pair of gold LeBrons. 

While the NCAA has yet to make an official announcement regarding Pinkel's swag levels, the coach is undoubtedly at the top of the SEC, if not the whole FBS.

Pinkel and Missouri will take on Minnesota in the Citrus Bowl on New Year's Day at 1 p.m. ET

Jack Jorgensen

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