Missouri football fans will always know Mark Mangino’s last game as Kansas football coach ended with a dramatic 41-39 loss to Mizzou. You can bet, the legend will grow over the years.
Mangino resigned as an investigation into his treatment of his players has been ongoing for the last three weeks. It comes just two years after leading the Jayhawks to the greatest season in KU history.
KU was looking into Mangino’s alleged verbal and emotional abuse of players. Many former players described insensitive, humiliating remarks they claim he made to them in the heat of games or practice, often in front of others.
Mangino, during weekly press conferences basically said, and I’m paraphrasing, that this whole investigation wouldn’t be happening if the team had been winning.
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