Social media circulated P.J. Fleck's coaching highlights and best quotes Friday morning when he was hired as the Gophers new football coach. The opinions about the Gophers' hire were overwhelming positive, even coming out of Michigan.

Several national media outlets praised the Gophers for pulling off the hire and Fleck's former players thanked him for what he achieved while leading the Western Michigan football program. 

Here is a sampling of the opinions out there.

National and local media:


Western Michigan players:


Happy fans:


Disgruntled fans:

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