MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The new Gopher head football coach wants to make a change to gameday at TCF Bank Stadium.
PJ Fleck told Sid Hartman on WCCO Radio Sunday he wants to move the team’s bench to the north sideline.READ MORE: How Do U Of M-Developed Apple Varieties Get Their Names?
Right now, the Gophers stand on the south sideline, where they’ve been since the stadium opened in 2009.
But Fleck said he’s heard from numerous people, including fans and players, who would like to be on the other side of the field.READ MORE: Demolition Begins On St. Paul's Midway Shopping Center, Heavily Damaged During Unrest
The Minnesota Vikings used the north sideline when they played there.
The biggest difference is how the north side gets more sun than the south.MORE NEWS: Cortez Banks Charged In Crystal Knife Attack; Victims Expected To Survive
Fleck said he thinks it gives you a lot of advantages, so they’ll probably be switching sides.