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Gophers' Fleck: 'I really like this football team'

Updated: August 17, 2019 08:27 PM

After winning three of their final four games of 2018, you can understand if Gophers players and coaches alike are getting a little antsy to begin the 2019 season.

"I feel great. I feel calm. I'm not sure if the people around me probably think that. But I just think that I really like this football team," Head Coach P.J. Fleck said on Friday. "I've said it before. Whatever happens throughout the year. I mean, that's what's coming. But this is such a fun team to coach. They respond to everything our coaches do, say, and it's becoming a player lead team. Our best players are our hardest workers. That's when it's fun. That doesn't mean you're perfect."

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The Gophers open the season against South Dakota State on Thursday, August 29 at TCF Bank Stadium.

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