Former UWEC football coach cleared in university investigation

(WEAU) - A former UW-Eau Claire football coach who was cleared in a child porn investigation is still on his university's payroll in Minnesota, but his job title is unclear Wednesday night.

The Minnesota State University, Mankato says Todd Hoffner's administrative leave ended Monday, but he is still on the payroll. The university says there's another acting football coach right now and the university is still investigating a complaint against Hoffner.

It says one investigation is complete, but it can't disclose personnel information. Hoffner was accused of making inappropriate videos of his kids, but a judge said there was no basis for charges.

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