The University of Minnesota hires new football coach

Jerry Kill, formerly of Northern Illinois, was hired to be the University of Minnesota's new football coach Sunday night.

Kill, 49, who has never had a loosing record with his four previous coaching positions at smaller schools, has agreed to a five-year contract.

According to the Star Tribune, his salary was not released, but is a significant upgrade from his earnings at Northern Illinois.

Kill went 10-3 this season with Northern Illinois before loosing the Mid-American Conferance game to Miami of Ohio on Friday, the Pioneer Press reported.

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