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Minnesota Outpaced By TCU, Loses 30-7

The Horned Frogs needed more than 2 minutes on only one of six scoring drives in Saturday’s 30-7 victory over the Golden Gophers.

09/13/2014

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Friends Face Off When Minnesota Goes To TCU

Minnesota coach Jerry Kill was in TCU coach Gary Patterson’s wedding a decade ago. The two coaches are good friends, even though the fellow Kansas natives have never been on the same staff together. When Kill left Pittsburg State (Kansas) after the 1987 season, it was Patterson who filled the vacancy on coach Dennis Franchione’s staff.

09/12/2014

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Jamie, Kim Get The Full Gophers Football Experience

WCCO This Morning’s Jamie Yuccas and Kim Johnson are both graduates of the University of Minnesota, but only one of them had been to a Gophers game. Kim spent her whole college career away from the big game, so Jamie took it upon herself to show her what she was missing.

09/11/2014

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Gophers Kessel To Miss 2014-15 Season With Concussion Symptoms

University of Minnesota women’s hockey coach Brad Frost said Wednesday that senior Amanda Kessel will miss the 2014-15 season because of lingering concussion symptoms suffered while playing for the U.S. Women’s National Team.

09/10/2014

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Leidner Will Likely Start For Gophers Vs TCU

It is “the” test of the non-conference season for the Gophers football team. They’re headed to Fort Worth to face Texas Christian University. They’re two touchdown underdogs who are physically beaten up.

09/09/2014

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Kill Hopeful Leidner Will Play Vs TCU

Minnesota coach Jerry Kill says quarterback Mitch Leidner is practicing this week in hopes of playing against TCU on Saturday. Leidner injured his left knee last weekend against Middle Tennessee State. The Golden Gophers (2-0) have not specified the nature of his injury and Kill says Leidner plans to test it out to see how it feels.

09/09/2014

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Cobb Earns Big Ten Honors After Gophers Win

The Big Ten Conference announced its weekly football awards on Monday, and University of Minnesota senior David Cobb made the list after the Gophers beat Middle Tennessee State 35-24. Cobb was selected a Co-Offensive Player of the Week after rushing for 220 yards and two touchdowns to lead Minnesota to a 2-0 start.

09/08/2014

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Cobb Carries Minnesota Past Middle Tennessee 35-24

David Cobb had 29 carries for two touchdowns and a career-high 220 yards, the most for the program in nine years, and Minnesota outlasted Middle Tennessee for a 35-24 victory on Saturday. Donnell Kirkwood also had a first-quarter touchdown run for the Golden Gophers (2-0), who rushed for 284 yards.

09/06/2014

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Gophers Return To Garden For Preseason NIT

The Minnesota men’s basketball team will return to Madison Square Garden in November.

09/05/2014

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Gophers’ Leidner Confident He’ll Be More Relaxed

Mitch Leidner started four games, threw 78 passes and ran the ball 102 times for Minnesota as a freshman last year. He was still nervous for last week’s season opener. The Gophers were playing at home and under the lights, so even against an FCS opponent in Eastern Illinois, Leidner felt some jitters.

09/05/2014

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An Internet Upgrade At TCF Stadium Pleases Football Fans

Thursday morning, AT&T and the University of Minnesota announced they’ve expanded the mobile internet coverage at the stadium.

09/04/2014

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Land O’Lakes Gives $25 Million To University Of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota will receive $25 million in donations and sponsorships from Land O’Lakes to support academic and athletic programs. The Arden Hills-based cooperative announced the commitment Tuesday.

09/03/2014

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Mitch Leidner Is A Work In Progress

Nothing like evaluating quarterback play…and the Gopher football team is no exception. Mitch Leidner is the man, but is he ready?

09/02/2014

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Gophers Lose Starting DT Scott Ekpe To Knee Injury

Minnesota defensive tackle Scott Ekpe may miss the rest of the season because of a significant injury to his right knee. Coach Jerry Kill declined Tuesday to give specifics, but he called the news on the junior a “major blow” to the Gophers.

09/02/2014

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Minnesota Beats Eastern Illinois 42-20 In Opener

Mitch Leidner ran for two scores and threw a touchdown pass to Donovahn Jones, leading Minnesota to a season-opening 42-20 victory over Eastern Illinois on Thursday night.

08/28/2014

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Gophers Upset Nebraska

No. 24-ranked Nebraska came into TCF Bank Stadium and walked out a loser, as Minnesota nabbed a 34-23 win.

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Ohio State Defeats Minnesota, 71-45

Ohio St used their 16-0 second-half run to get past Minnesota.

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Gophers Lose Bowl Game

The Golden Gophers gave up a fourth-quarter lead and lost 34-31 in the Meineke Car Care of Texas Bowl to Texas Tech.

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