Gophers football team reacts to Claeys termination

Several players took to Twitter after news broke Tuesday afternoon.

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MN Daily

Freshman linebacker Carter Coughlin took to Twitter Tuesday to react to the announcement of Tracy Claeys' termination.

Mike Hendrickson

Gophers head football coach Tracy Claeys was fired Tuesday afternoon, a University of Minnesota spokesman confirmed. His replacement has not yet been announced.

Following Claeys’ termination, multiple Gophers football players took to Twitter to react to the announcement. Here’s what they said:

Freshman linebacker Carter Coughlin:

Junior defensive lineman Gaelin Elmore:


Freshman linebacker Kamal Martin:


Senior cornerback Jalen Myrick:


Sophomore linebacker Blake Cashman:


Junior running back Kobe McCrary

Freshman defensive back Ray Buford 

Freshman offensive lineman Conner Olson