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Kill: 4 more recruiting classes needed to change Gophers 'soft' culture

More straight talk from Gophers coach Jerry Kill. According to KSTP, Kill believes it will take four more recruiting classes to reverse Minnesota’s culture of losing. In his words, “We have a soft culture.Tough times are for tough people and I am am a tough person."
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More straight talk from Gophers coach Jerry Kill. According to KSTP, Kill believes it will take four more recruiting classes to reverse Minnesota’s culture of losing. In his words, “We have a soft culture.Tough times are for tough people and I am am a tough person."

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