3:49 p.m. CT: Done. No one asks Pinkel what it's like to answer questions from reporters from a real conference.
3:42 p.m. CT: Pinkel dodges question on where to eat in Columbia (MO). Smart man
3:42 p.m. CT: Hasn't given much thought to who might be Missouri's rivals in the SEC
3:37 p.m. CT: Someone just asked Pinkel if this was like going from JV to varsity. Really. THEY PLAY SISSY FOOTBALL IN THEM THERE BIG 12
3:33 p.m. CT: "To say that [the fans] are excited about us being in the SEC would be an understatement." He says this in a flawless monotone
3:27 p.m. CT: Pinkel does have a sense of humor. He's asked about Saban. "First of all, he's older than me. I want to make that very clear."
3:23 p.m. CT: Pinkel talks about "so many good football teams in the SEC." These new guys have the talking points down pat.