MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It appears Gophers football head coach P.J. Fleck will be rowing his boat in the land of 10,000 lakes for some time.
According to the Star Tribune, the University of Minnesota Board of Regents held a special meeting on Thursday morning to approve a new contract extension for the coach “in swift order.”READ MORE: Russell, Towns Lead Wolves To Rare Win At Milwaukee
The contract is for seven years, and it’s worth $33.25 million.READ MORE: Whitecaps Jump To 5th Place With 2-0 Win Over Loons
Fleck is coming off of a 31-26 win over No. 4 Penn State, and his other recent successes have apparently impressed the regents.
The team has started the season with a 9-0 record for the first time in more than 100 years.MORE NEWS: 'We Do Have It Handled': Amazon's Shakopee Fulfillment Center Preps For Holiday Shopping Surge
Two of the regents said that they were among the thousands of people who flooded the field to celebrate after the historic win on Saturday.