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Rick

Gophers 2017

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Might as well start it off right hear with the PJ Fleck era just beginning.

 

Is PJ Fleck is just what the Dr. ordered for the Gophers football?

 

Here is his press conference....

Mark Henle/The Arizona Republic via USA TODAY Sports

P.J. Fleck appears to be wasting no time in making his mark on the Minnesota football program, as a source told Pete Thamel of Sports Illustrated that Ohio State co-offensive coordinator Ed Warinner will be the new Golden Gophers offensive line coach.

 

The move would represent a massive coup for Minnesota, as Warinner was an absolute star in coaching the Buckeyes' offensive line from 2012-2015 before focusing on the tight ends this past season. He also served as offensive coordinator or co-offensive coordinator throughout those seasons.

 

Fleck certainly has his work cut out for him in turning around the Golden Gophers' 63rd-ranked offense from 2016, but if he can bring in big-name hires such as Warinner, he's headed in the right direction.

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I sure hope so!  The program probably too a big hit this winter, recruiting may be tough with how the U handled things.  Dosent matter right or wrong.

 

I hope the 6 recruits that sound like they coming with Fleck are a good start.

We will probably have a gutted secondary, so we will see how the team shapes up.

I think we will be down (not that we were ever really up) for a few years.

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