Things have been up for the Minnesota Golden Gopher Football program since the arrival of coach P.J. Fleck in the 2017 season. Now, the school is rewarding the coach with a long-term contract extension.
Irv Smith Jr.'s injury woes have been noted. The veteran Tight End recently injured this thumb, and the team has provided an update on when they expect to have the valuable pass catcher back in the lineup.
Many of those familiar with Mike Zimmer's pedigree realized that it wouldn't take long for the coach to find a new job if he wanted one. After being fired by the Minnesota Vikings following the 2021 season, Zimmer now has a new coaching home.