Minnesota Extends Fleck's Contract By 1 Year, Through 2023The Gophers went 6-6 this year for an invitation to the Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit against Georgia Tech, after finishing 5-7 in 2017, Fleck's first season.
Finalist For U President Meets With Board Of Regents For Final InterviewThe board also passed a 10 percent tuition hike for incoming, out-of-state students, and voted in favor of a one-year contract extension for coach P.J. Fleck.
Northwestern Stays In Stride With 24-14 Win At MinnesotaWhen he was an assistant at Northern Illinois, Minnesota coach P.J. Fleck once cold-called Pat Fitzgerald for a lunch meeting to learn about being a head coach. A decade later, Fitzgerald and his Northwestern Wildcats are still teaching teams like the Gophers how to win in the Big Ten. Isaiah Bowser rushed for 85 yards and two touchdowns, and No. 24 Northwestern turned three turnovers by Minnesota quarterback Tanner Morgan into 10 points on the way to a 24-14 victory on Saturday that stretched its program-record road winning streak to eight games.
Gophers' Annexstad Hospitalized For Mid-Section Injury In NebraskaMinnesota quarterback Zack Annexstad was treated and released from a Lincoln hospital after getting injured in the first half of the Gophers' game against Nebraska on Saturday. A Minnesota spokesman said Annexstad was on the team airplane for the return trip to Minneapolis. No other details were available.
Gophers Beat Aggies 48-10 In QB Annexstad's DebutTrue freshman walk-on Zack Annexstad threw 2 touchdown passes to Tyler Johnson in his debut.
P.J. Fleck, 'U' Agree To Contract ExtensionFleck's contract extension needs approval from the Board of Regents, which meets in December.
Gophers Hope To Send Seniors Off With Bowl Game, AxeMinnesota's regular season finale will be at home against undefeated Wisconsin, the annual opportunity to send off the departing seniors.
Ahead Of Game With Northwestern, Fleck Recalls Meeting With HC FitzgeraldAll those years later, Minnesota's P.J. Fleck recalls the advice about running a program he got from Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald over lunch.
Gophers Dominate Huskers 54-21The game started with the Gophers returning an opening kickoff for a touchdown -- which last happened in 1998.
Game Day Finally Arrives For Gopher Football With FleckThe Gophers host Buffalo, one of P.J. Fleck's former Mid-American Conference foes, in their season opener on Thursday night.
Ahead Of First Game As Gophers' Coach, Fleck Reflects On JourneyWhen P.J. Fleck runs through the tunnel and onto the field of TCF Bank Stadium for his first game as head coach of the Gophers, it will be the culmination of a lifetime of working his way up to this point.