Star Tribune Editor Apologizes for Columnist's Remarks About Football Coach's Seizure

By: Jim Romenesko |

After University of Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill suffered an epileptic seizure during Saturday’s game – his third in three years – Star Tribune columnist Jim Souhan (left) wrote that “Kill is not healthy enough to lead” and “even those who admire him most can’t believe that he should keep coaching major college football after his latest episode.”

Souhan received “a few thousand” emails about his column, and a public scolding of sorts from Star Tribune editor Nancy Barnes.


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