Claeys, Gophers step up in coach's absence
Tracy Claeys took over as Minnesota's interim coach in Jerry Kill's absence. “We still stick with his principles,” Claeys said.
Posted: Wednesday, October 23, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — Tracy Claeys is a native of Clay Center, Kan. — smack in the middle of old Big Eight country — and he graduated from Kansas State in 1994, the peak of the Nebraska football machine rolling through its former league and college football.
So, yes, Minnesota's defensive coordinator and acting head coach knows a little about the Huskers' reputation for running the football, and what NU might do in Saturday's 11 a.m. ESPN-televised game at TCF Bank Stadium.
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Wednesday, October 23, 2013 12:00 am.