Gophers Football Rewarding Losing With Contract Extension Is Classic Minnesota

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The Minnesota Gophers extended head coach P.J. Fleck’s contract through 2022.

The Gophers made the move Wednesday, and we don’t have many details yet, according to the Star Tribune.

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN – SEPTEMBER 16: Head coach P.J. Fleck of the Minnesota Golden Gophers speaks with quarterback Conor Rhoda #15 during the third quarter of the game against the Middle Tennessee Raiders on September 16, 2017 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Minnesota defeated Middle Tennessee 34-3. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

This is why Minnesota will never be good, and why they will continue to get dominated every single year by the Wisconsin Badgers. The Gophers are 5-6. That’s so embarrassing that none of the players or coaches should ever show their faces in public.

How do you extend the contract of a coach who has only won five games? Rewarding failure is not how you turn programs around. I want to laugh at this, but it’s so disgusting that I can’t. I just feel pity for these losers.

They play Wisconsin this Saturday to close out this season. It’s going to be a bloodbath, and Minnesota absolutely deserves it.

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