P.J. Fleck's football stops

As a player

High school: The record-setting receiver caught 199 passes for 3,121 yards and 34 scores at Kaneland High School in Maple Park, Ill. He led the Knights to undefeated state championships in 1997 and 1998.

College: Fleck played for Joe Novak at Northern Illinois, where as a senior captain he led the Huskies with 77 catches for 1,028 yards and six touchdowns.

NFL: An undrafted free agent, he signed with San Francisco after the 2004 NFL draft. He spent most of his rookie season on the 49ers practice squad before being promoted and appearing in the final game of the season. Playing special teams, he registered a tackle and returned one punt for 10 yards. Fleck spent 2005 on injured reserve with a shoulder injury, suffered during the preseason. With the injury still lingering, Fleck began his coaching career the following season.

As a coach


2006Ohio StateGraduate assistant

2007-09Northern IllinoisReceivers, and recruiting coord.

2010-11RutgersReceivers coach

2012Tampa Bay (NFL)Receivers coach

2013-16Western MichiganHead coach

2017MinnesotaHead coach

Head coaching record: Western Michigan



20148-5Famous Idaho Potato Bowl (L, 38-24 Air Force)

20158-5Bahamas Bowl (W, 45-31 Mid. Tenn.)

201613-1Cotton Bowl (L, 24-16 Wisconsin)

4 yrs.30-221-2 in bowl games