Four Gophers Offensive Players Earn All-Big Ten HonorsFour players on the offense for the University of Minnesota football team earned All-Big Ten honors, the league announced Wednesday.
Writing WR: Wolitarsky Will Leave Minnesota With Much WisdomDrew Wolitarsky will leave Minnesota without a Big Ten championship or a high-profile bowl victory, with losses by the Gophers in the majority of their trophy games against longstanding rivals.
Gophers Must Recover From Crushing Loss To MichiganMinnesota's botched finish against Michigan, leading to the loss of the Little Brown Jug trophy, will linger for a while with the Golden Gophers. There's no time to fret, though, with a trip to top-ranked Ohio State on tap.
Minnesota Tries To Get Passing Going, With Kent State NextPassing has been a work in progress for Minnesota for a while. The offense's imbalance has proven to be problematic at times, and junior quarterback Mitch Leidner has just a 52.4 percent completion rate for his career.
Focus On Passing Game Is Paying Off For GophersThe Gophers football coaches made no bones about it at the start of the spring: If their team is to get better, their passing game has to get better. So has it? "Yeah, definitely," quarterback Mitch Leidner said. "I feel like we've taken a huge step."
Syracuse Rallies Late For 21-17 Win Over Gophers Terrel Hunt scrambled 12 yards for a touchdown with 1:14 remaining to lift Syracuse to a 21-17 win over Minnesota in the Texas Bowl on Friday night.