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  • After coach gets his job back, Minnesota State Mankato players boycott practice

    Nick Bromberg at Dr. Saturday12 hrs ago

    The drama isn't over at Minnesota State Mankato.

    A day after Todd Hoffner announced he was taking his old job back as coach of Minnesota State's football team, "several dozen" players walked out of practice demanding answers and supporting Aaron Keen, who was serving as the interim coach.

    Keen was Hoffner's offensive coordinator until Hoffner was suspended in August 2012. The players, clad in sweatshirts instead of football equipment, went across the street shortly after Hoffner's return to the job on Wednesday.

    From USA Today:

    Junior defensive back Samuel Thompson read a prepared statement saying the Mavericks players wanted interim coach Aaron Keen to continue in the head coaching role.

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