University of Minnesota can enter into alcohol sponsorships, licensing — without Goldy Gopher

BleedGopher

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The University of Minnesota can now enter into licensing and sponsorship deals with alcoholic beverage companies — as long as they leave Goldy Gopher out of it.

The athletic department will receive about $300,000 per year from alcohol licensing and sponsorship deals under the proposal the U's Board of Regents approved Friday. The university's name and "M" logo can appear on beer cans or other alcohol-related paraphernalia, but the mascot cannot. A portion of the revenue will go to alcohol recovery and education programs.

The board approved the measure by a 7-5 vote.


Go Gophers!!
 

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Would love some Gopher branded alcohol breweriana.
 

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The University of Minnesota can now enter into licensing and sponsorship deals with alcoholic beverage companies — as long as they leave Goldy Gopher out of it.

The athletic department will receive about $300,000 per year from alcohol licensing and sponsorship deals under the proposal the U's Board of Regents approved Friday. The university's name and "M" logo can appear on beer cans or other alcohol-related paraphernalia, but the mascot cannot. A portion of the revenue will go to alcohol recovery and education programs.

The board approved the measure by a 7-5 vote.


Go Gophers!!
The terms of this agreement were entreated by Goldy himself and endorsed by the University administration in accordance with the student body Good conduct code.
Many people are unaware that Goldy suffers from severe dipsomania and cannot tolerate even the least amounts of alcohol without exhibiting bizarre and often inappropriate behaviors.
His unfortunate condition culminated in an incident whereby he violated a dioramic exhibit of semi-aquatic mammals at the James Ford Bell natural history museum when at the Minneapolis campus. With the help of the University cheerleading squad and dance team, Goldy subsequently dried out and remains sober to this day. However even the sight of alcohol on campus will frequently cause his head to spin.
Sad but true.
 

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Really stupid. They won't even use the money to save the teams they cut.
 

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That last Gopher turnover is brought to you by Jack Daniels, Coach Pitino's preferred post game refreshment!

"There isn't a road game where I don't look forward to a fifth of Jack!"

"Sometimes, I don't wait till the game's over!"
 
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