SAN DIEGO, CA - DECEMBER 27: Minnesota head coach Tracy Claeys holds up the Holiday Bowl trophy to and celebrates the victory during the National Funding Holiday Bowl game between the Minnesota Golden Gophers and the Washington State Cougars on December 27, 2016, at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, CA. Minnesota defeated Washington State 17-12. (Photo by Chris Williams/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

SAN DIEGO, CA - DECEMBER 27: Minnesota head coach Tracy Claeys holds up the Holiday Bowl trophy to and celebrates the victory during the National Funding Holiday Bowl game between the Minnesota Golden Gophers and the Washington State Cougars on December 27, 2016, at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, CA. Minnesota defeated Washington State 17-12. (Photo by Chris Williams/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)