MU defensive coordinator relieved of duties

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — University of Missouri Defensive Coordinator DeMontie Cross has been "relieved of his coaching duties." 

Mizzou's head football coach, Barry Odom, made the announcement in a press release Sunday afternoon. 

“I am very appreciative of all that DeMontie has done for Mizzou, and am sorry that this did not work out, however, after careful evaluation, I believe it is important to make this change now,” Odom said.

Cross, who was also the inside linebackers coach, had 18 years of coaching experience before returning to Mizzou, his alma mater. 

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