The Minnesota Golden Gophers football team is 1-6. They’ve been outscored 131-251. Including a double-digit loss to North Dakota State.That was all University of Minnesota athletic director Joel Maturi needed to see from first-year coach Jerry Kill – to sign him to a seven-year contract.
“This contract represents a significant commitment to Coach Kill and our belief in his vision for Gopher football,” Maturi told gophersports.com. “He has proved over the past 10 months what a great fit he is at the University of Minnesota and I have been very impressed with him as both a coach and a person.
Kill’s coaching sample size is clearly too small to make any sweeping generalizations. But he must be doing magical things off the field.
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