MSU-Mankato’s statement about coach’s decision to return

You may have just learned that fired football coach Todd Hoffner will return to his job at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Here’s the university’s reaction in an emailed announcement:

“We have learned that Mr. Hoffner intends to return to Minnesota State Mankato tomorrow and we welcome him back to his position as head football coach. This has been a difficult journey for all involved.“We extend our apologies to Mr. Hoffner and deeply regret the difficulties he and his family have experienced this past year and a half. It is our sincere hope that all concerned can now find ways to move forward for the sake of the Hoffner family, student athletes, the university, and the community.”