Things have been up for the Minnesota Golden Gopher Football program since the arrival of coach P.J. Fleck in the 2017 season. Now, the school is rewarding the coach with a long-term contract extension.
It's been a fun season to be a Vikings fan thus far. Whether you're thinking they can go all the way or that they've been a fluky 9-2 thus far this season, the #1 overall seed in the NFC playoffs is still in reach.
Many of those familiar with Mike Zimmer's pedigree realized that it wouldn't take long for the coach to find a new job if he wanted one. After being fired by the Minnesota Vikings following the 2021 season, Zimmer now has a new coaching home.