Gophers Wrestling Coach J Robinson Speaks Out On His Firing

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A University of Minnesota wrestling coach was fired on Wednesday following allegations that athletes sold and abused Xanax to get high.

Now, J Robinson is speaking out. It’s an interview you’ll see only on WCCO. Mike Max sat down with the coach of 30 years Thursday afternoon.

Robinson had been on leave since the investigation into the drug allegations began. Was he surprised by the University’s decision to fire him?

J Robinson says he was not shocked he was dismissed as the wrestling coach at the University of Minnesota. He is upset about the way it was handled, and he believes he should have been retained. Watch/continue reading at