Video: Missouri’s Gary Pinkel reflects on Don James’ lessons

10/22/2013 4:58 PM

10/22/2013 4:58 PM

As The Stars Vahe Gregorian

wrote Monday

, Don James had a profound impact on Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel.

James, who died Sunday at age 80 from pancreatic cancer, was Pinkels college coach at Kent State and his mentor throughout life. In a video on

his website

, Pinkel put his appreciation of James into words: