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Minnesota State players practice for Hoffner

Minnesota State, Mankato football coach Todd Hoffner watches drills during the NCAA college football team's practice, Friday, April 18, 2014, in Mankato, Minn. It was Hoffner's first practice after an arbitrator ruled that Hoffner had been wrongly fired. Players had refused to suit up earlier in the week, in support of interim coach Aaron Keen. (AP Photo/Mankato Free Press, John Cross)

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Coach Todd Hoffner is back on the field at Minnesota State, Mankato after football players ended their brief boycott of spring practice.

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Minnesota State team to return under Hoffner

Minnesota State, Mankato defensive back Sam Thompson left, shakes hands with coach Todd Hoffner, as athletic director Kevin Buisman watches on Thursday April 17, 2014, in Mankato , Minn. Players ended their boycott of spring practice and said Thursday they will play for Hoffner, who was reinstated after being exonerated of having child pornography on his cellphone. (AP Photo/Star Tribune, Jerry Holt) ST. PAUL OUT  MINNEAPOLIS-AREA TV OUT  MAGS OUT

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota State football players ended their boycott of spring practice and said Thursday they will play for coach Todd Hoffner, who was reinstated after being exonerated of having child pornography on his cellphone.

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Minnesota State players to unite behind Hoffner

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota State football player says the team is now going to unite behind reinstated coach Todd Hoffner.

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Fired coach returns to job at Minn State, Mankato

Todd Hoffner, former football coach at Minnesota State, Mankato, tears up as he talks about getting back to coaching football after being fired  more than a year ago, during a news conference Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Minneapolis. Hoffner will return to his old job after an arbitrator ruled he was wrongfully terminated, saying the decision wasn't easy but that it would help him and his family heal. (AP Photo/Star Tribune, Kyndell Harkness) MINNEAPOLIS-AREA TV OUT  MAGS OUT  ST. PAUL OUT

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Football players at Minnesota State, Mankato, refused to practice for their former head coach on Wednesday, greeting his reinstatement by an arbitrator by demanding that the interim coach keep the top job.

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Minot State names interim head football coach

Todd Hoffner, former football coach at Minnesota State, Mankato, tears up as he talks about getting back to coaching football after being fired  more than a year ago, during a news conference Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Minneapolis. Hoffner will return to his old job after an arbitrator ruled he was wrongfully terminated, saying the decision wasn't easy but that it would help him and his family heal. (AP Photo/Star Tribune, Kyndell Harkness) MINNEAPOLIS-AREA TV OUT  MAGS OUT  ST. PAUL OUT

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Minot State University has named an interim head football coach, after newly hired coach Todd Hoffner decided to return to his old job in Minnesota after just 75 days at the northern North Dakota school.

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