Missouri announced on Thursday night that it has hired defensive coordinator and alum Barry Odom as its 32nd head coach in school history. To say the Tiger players celebrated this hire is an understatement.

The program tweeted out the players' reaction shortly after the announcement was made. Watch as the team surrounds Odom and cheer on his name in the group huddle.

It's great to see the excitement the players have about Odom's promotion from defensive coordinator to head coach. It shows how great the bond is between Coach Odom and the team.

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