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Minnesota Football: Jerry Kill Retiring Immediately Due to Health Concerns

Jerry Kill, a man who has fought cancer and epilepsy, is stepping down as Gophers head football coach. Tracy Claeys will be the interim coach effective immediately

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In a shocking twist of events, Head Football Coach Jerry Kill has decided to step down as Gopher head football coach, effective immediately. As we gather more information, we'll keep you updated. As for now, please refer to these tweets.

First and foremost, we want to wish Jerry Kill the best as he tries to conquer the physical obstacles that continue to impede him from doing a job that he loves. We hope that you do what you can to improve your health and live a long and happy life coach.

The Daily Gopher will have more to come on this significant development.