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With Kirk Ciarrocca back, Gophers seek improved passing game in 2022

MINNEAPOLIS - Kirk Ciarrocca is back as the University of Minnesota football team’s offensive coordinator for the 2022 season, and there might not be two players happier about it than Tanner Morgan and Chris Autman-Bell. Ciarrocca ran the offense in 2019, when the Gophers had their best season in...
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After serving in ‘neat role’ at WVU, Kirk Ciarrocca returns to Minnesota

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Kirk Ciarrocca took in the 2021 college football season from a different angle. The 32-year coaching veteran came to West Virginia after serving as the offensive coordinator at Penn State in 2020. For the Mountaineers, he was an offensive analyst this fall. Analysts are separate from the ten countable assistant coaches that are allowed for each team. As Ciarrocca says, the role of an observer and advisor was unique and in some ways, beneficial.
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Kirk Ciarrocca discusses his return as Minnesota's offensive coordinator

The media got a chance to speak with new Minnesota offensive coordinator Kirk Ciarrocca today, and GopherIllustrated was there to tell you about it. Here's what you need to know following Kirk Ciarrocca's meeting with the media. One dollar is all it costs for 30 days of GopherIllustrated VIP access....
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West Central Tribune

Gophers find ‘seamless’ transition back to Kirk Ciarrocca

P.J. Fleck and Kirk Ciarrocca have picked up right where they left off two years ago. After the Gophers head coach re-hired his former offensive coordinator more than a week ago, Ciarrocca was waiting at a small airport for Fleck to arrive before they drove to in-home recruiting visit. “I...
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Minneapolis Star Tribune

Back with Gophers, Kirk Ciarrocca feels right at home

After two years apart, Kirk Ciarrocca and P.J. Fleck met at a small airport recently, the old and new Gophers offensive coordinator and Minnesota's head coach reuniting in hopes of reinvigorating the team's offense. Did they share a "welcome back'' hug? A hearty handshake, perhaps? A solid slap on the...
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Minnesota Football announces Kirk Ciarrocca as their offensive coordinator

University of Minnesota football coach P.J. Fleck announced today the hiring of Kirk Ciarrocca. The veteran coach will serve as Minnesota’s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, a role he previously held from 2017-19. The hire is pending approval of the Board of Regents. Ciarrocca returns to the Twin Cities after being away for two years. He spent the 2020 season as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Penn State and served in a non-coaching role as an offensive analyst at West Virginia during the 2021 season.
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WVU’s Kirk Ciarrocca Looks Like He’s Headed Back to Minnesota

WVU’s offensive presence during this season’s iteration of the Guaranteed Rate Bowl is about to take a beating. One of head coach Neal Brown’s trusted offensive analysts, Kirk Ciarrocca, is potentially on the move. Ciarrocca only joined the Mountaineers nine months ago, after spending a season in Happy Valley as James Franklin’s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. His previous boss is slightly more concerning: Minnesota Golden Gophers head coach P.J. Fleck. Now, Fleck is luring he and his in-depth knowledge of WVU’s run and pass game back to Minneapolis, just in time to face Ciarrocca’s former confidante.
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PJ Fleck, Gophers bringing back Kirk Ciarrocca as offensive coordinator

MINNEAPOLIS - University of Minnesota football coach PJ Fleck made it official Monday night: Kirk Ciarrocca is returning the Gophers in 2022 as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Ciarrocca held both roles under Fleck with the Gophers from 2017-19. The hire is pending approval from the Board of Regents.
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Pioneer Press

Gophers welcome back Kirk Ciarrocca as offensive coordinator

The Gophers football program has officially brought back Kirk Ciarrocca as offensive coordinator, the school said Monday. Ciarrocca will return as OC and quarterbacks coach, a role he had under head coach P.J. Fleck at Minnesota from 2017-19. Ciarrocca left Minnesota after the 2019 season to become offensive coordinator at Penn State in 2020 and offensive analyst at West Virginia in 2021.
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Kirk Ciarrocca creates unlikely controversy ahead of bowl game

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — Who would have thought that if a controversy were to develop around December 28's Guaranteed Rate Bowl matchup between West Virginia and Minnesota it would center around Kirk Ciarrocca, who served this season as a trusted offensive analyst on Neal Brown's coaching staff but who is hardly a household name around West Virginia?
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