Johnson said Coyle cited the program’s poor performance in recruiting rankings and a dwindling season-ticket base as two primary reasons to fire Claeys. However, the ticket issue was also due in part to former athletic director Norwood Teague’s decision to drastically increase ticket prices for the 2016 season. [Emphasis added.]
Not recruiting, but recruiting rankings. “Tracy, you’re currently 61st in Rivals… what are you doing about that?”
Maybe the AD should start tweeting eighteen-year olds who don’t have the Gophers on their visit lists.