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Former Gophers DC Sawvel Headed To Wake Forest

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest has hired Jay Sawvel from Minnesota as its defensive coordinator.

Coach Dave Clawson announced Sawvel’s hiring Wednesday.

Sawvel was on the Golden Gophers’ staff for six seasons, coaching defensive backs from 2011-15 before taking over the defense when coach Jerry Kill retired and Tracy Claeys was promoted to head coach. 48 more words


P.J. Fleck Announces Gophers Football Coaching Staff

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The new University of Minnesota football coach announced his coaching staff for the 2017 season on Tuesday.

P.J. Fleck announced that nine assistants and four staff members have been hired to the Gophers program. 196 more words


4 Reasons P.J. Fleck Is A Great Hire For The Gophers

We’re less than a week into a new era of Gopher football, and what a change it appears to be.

University of Minnesota Athletic Director Mark Coyle made a splash last week, parting ways with Tracy Claeys. 1,078 more words


Interview: New Gophers Coach P.J. Fleck Talks Transition

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Spring game? Yes. Win the coin toss? Defer to the second half. Open or closed practices? Open.

New Gopher football coach P.J. Fleck went down his checklist during his first-ever appearance on WCCO Radio’s Sports Huddle. 519 more words

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Gophers announce PJ Fleck as new football coach

University of Minnesota Athletics Director Mark Coyle announced today that P.J. (Philip John) Fleck has been named head football coach at the University of Minnesota. The University and Fleck have agreed to a five-year term. 708 more words

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P.J. Fleck Reaches 5-Year Deal With U Of M

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The University of Minnesota announced Friday that it has reached a deal with former Western Michigan University coach P.J. Fleck to coach the football team. 624 more words

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