His release is effective immediately, the team said.
The Wilfs reportedly attempted to buy the Minnesota United expansion franchise years ago.
The Wilfs issued a statement after Vikings players had an hours-long discussion.
The head coach and GM got a nice vote of confidence.
He's the first black commissioner of an NCAA power conference.
Reggie Fowler tried to buy the Vikings in 2005.
Zimmer is under contract through the 2019 season.