Twitter reacts to Gary Pinkel's resignation: 'One of the best human beings'

Many former players and coaches held Pinkel in high esteem. Kevin Jairaj USA TODAY Sports

The unexpected resignation of Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel has caused quite a stir on social media outlets. Former players, coaches and others involved with football have taken to Twitter to voice their support and esteem for Pinkel.

During his 15-season career, Pinkel has 117 victories. In the 25 years prior to Pinkel's arrival, Missouri combined for 116 victories. He's also led the Tigers to 10 bowl appearances.