Last week, Minnesota beat Colorado State 30-0. This week, the Golden Gophers lost to Bowling Green 14-10 at home.

Life comes at you fast, right?

It sure wasn’t how PJ Fleck expected his group to play, especially considering Bowling Green hadn’t won an FBS game since 2019. The Gophers trailed 7-3 at halftime, but scored on the first drive of the 3rd quarter to take a 10-7 lead. But BGSU responded after a missed field goal and marched 65 yards to score a touchdown on the ensuing drive.

Things got worse when the Gophers’ top receiver, Chris Autman-Bell, went down with an injury. That didn’t help an already sloppy offense. Fleck will certainly have to address these issues as B1G play starts next week against Purdue.

Fleck was (understandably) blunt in his postgame press conference. Here’s what he had to say: