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PJ Fleck: "Who wants to see your head coach wrestle a bear?"

Spoiler alert: PJ Fleck does not wrestle an actual bear in the video.

But that's exactly how Fleck started off interacting with the crowd during his off season road trip speaking tour.

He then explained "Here's a bear..." before calling a boy named Finn up to wrestle. The prize if Fleck won was free golf for life at the course, but if Finn won - and Fleck noted that the boy is a heck of a wrestler - then Finn and a best friend of his choosing would get to attend a Minnesota wrestling and football camp on Fleck's dime.

I think you can guess how it ended.


We gotta get @Coach_Fleck in the room to work on his mat defense with @BrandonEggum

Nice work running that half for the pin, Finn!

— Minnesota Wrestling (@GopherWrestling) June 6, 2017

">@Coach_Fleck wrestling a 🐻 this morning on

— Minnesota Football (@GopherFootball) June 6, 2017

Seeing the clip of Fleck wrestling led to some masterful trolling by the Gopher wrestling program.