Missouri football head coach Eli Drinkwitz has recently been heavily trolled on social media for making comments on NIL in college football. The comments of the coach went viral in no time and drew attention to sharp criticism. However, Eli is now trying hard to defend his statement to the media.
As he made it to the headlines with his controversial remarks. Many people are showing interest in his personal life and career.
Eli Drinkwitz is the head coach of the Missouri football team. In 2020, the head coach signed a six-year, $24 million contract with the Missouri Tigers. Drinkwitz’s base salary will be $450,000, plus a $3.55 million supplemental salary, for a total annual guarantee of $4 million. Drinkwitz’s $1.7 million buyouts at Appalachian State were also paid for by Missouri.
Eli Drinkwitz has an estimated net worth of close to $5 million, as reported by players wiki.
Eli is currently 40 years old.
Eli Drinkwitz is married to Lindsey Drinkwitz. The couple has four daughters together.
Drinkwitz is an American football coach. He is the head coach of the Missouri football team. Previously, he served as the head coach at Appalachian State University in 2019. He has also assisted at North Carolina State University, Arkansas State University, Auburn Univerity, and Bosie State University.
He was born on April 12, 1983, in Norman, Oklahoma. He is the son of Susie Drinkwitz and Jerry Drinkwitz. After completing high school. Eli was enrolled at Arkansas Tech University for further studies.
Currently, Eli made it to the headlines after he made the statement when asked about gambling in college programs, to which he said that athletes from the college are generating more money after the introduction of NIL. Earlier, Alabama baseball coach Brad Bohannon was sacked for his involvement in suspicious activity after the investigations.