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Norwood Teague to be Introduced as New Gophers Athletic Director

By KBJR News 1

April 23, 2012 Updated Apr 24, 2012 at 10:29 AM CDT

The University of Minnesota has found their replacement for outgoing Athletic Director, Joel Maturi.

Maturi, a former Chisholm bluestreak athlete will be stepping down at the end of the school year and staying with the school as a special assistant.

The new athletic director will be Norwood Teague from The Virginia Commonwealth University.

Teague has been with VCU since 2006 and has seen continued success in the classroom as well as on the playing field.

As well as a stunning growth in gifts to VCU's annual and capital funds.

VCU's annual fund has increased more than 119%, student-athletes achieved the highest graduation rate in school history and several Rams tams have obtained unprecendented athletic success.

Maturi was with the Gophers for 10 years.

Posted to the web by Jenna Vogt.