P.J. Fleck is rowing the boat from Western Michigan to Minnesota, per multiple reports. The Gophers fired head coach Tracy Claeys after a 9-4 season, after he expressed support for a potential player boycott.
Minnesota finalizing deal to hire P.J. Fleck as next head coach. https://t.co/QtufjkpMoF
— USA TODAY Sports (@USATODAYsports) January 6, 2017
Unconfirmed local reports pegged the eventual deal at six-years $21 million, which would be more than four times what Fleck earned at Western Michigan.