'U' picks Norwood Teague as next athletics director

It's a done deal at the University of Minnesota. Virginia Commonwealth's Norwood Teague has been announced as the new Gophers athletics director to succeed Joel Maturi. U of M President Eric Kaler calls Teague "the real deal." Teague says he knows he has "big shoes to fill" in replacing Maturi.
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It's a done deal at the University of Minnesota. Virginia Commonwealth's Norwood Teague has been announced as the new Gophers athletics director to succeed Joel Maturi, who is stepping down after a decade in the job. U of M President Eric Kalers calls Teague "the real deal."

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