MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The announcement for the next Gopher football head coach is expected to come through unconventional means — via Facebook and Twitter, according to the University of Minnesota.

The University released a statement today saying that “Gopher fans who want to be the first to get the word on who the new mentor of the Golden Gopher program will be will want to follow Minnesota athletics and football via social media.”

The announcement will come from the athletic department through their Facebook and Twitter accounts, and because of the announcement, they are encouraging people to become fans or to follow them.

You can become a fan on Facebook through the Minnesota Gophers and Golden Gophers Football pages. Or follow them on Twitter through @GopherAthletics and @GoldenGopherFB.

University officials said the fans and followers will be the first to know who will be the University’s next football coach.


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