Jerry Kill Talks On His Time With The Gophers: 'I'm Blessed'Jerry Kill is no longer the football coach at the University of Minnesota. His retirement less than a month ago because of health reasons with epilepsy and seizures have been reported. Monday night, Kill and his wife, Rebecca, take us through that final week.
TCF Bank Stadium Will Have Enhanced Security For Final 2 Gophers GamesUniversity of Minnesota officials announced Wednesday that with the Gophers football team's final two regular season games both being at home, the school is taking enhanced security measures to ensure the safety of fans. The move comes after the recent terrorist attacks in France.
Gophers RB Brooks Named Big Ten Freshman Of The WeekDespite a 40-35 loss at Iowa Saturday night, Gophers freshman running back Shannon Brooks was named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Monday. Brooks had 14 carries for 86 yards and a touchdown and threw a 42-yard touchdown on a trick play in the fourth quarter to keep the Gophers close.
Despite Late Push, Gophers Fall To Iowa 40-35LeShun Daniels rushed for a career-high 195 yards and three touchdowns and No. 8 Iowa held off Minnesota 40-35 on Saturday night to start 10-0 for the first time in school history.
Leidner Feeling Confident Leading Gophers OffenseMitch Leidner tried to hurry to the huddle when he noticed Minnesota's athletic trainers heading his way Saturday at Ohio State. Leidner was stopped by an official and told he needed to come out of the game. But he missed just one play in the 28-14 loss to the then-top-ranked Buckeyes.
Gophers Prepare For Iowa As Claeys Is Set To Be Named Head CoachIt would be a monumental upset for the Gopher football team to go to Iowa City and beat the unbeaten Hawkeyes this Saturday. But as MIke Max reports, there is a rallying cry in the Gopher locker room: "Remember last year."
Gophers Myrick Likely Out For Season With Rib InjuryMinnesota Gophers cornerback Jalen Myrick was released from a Columbus, Ohio, hospital on Tuesday after being hospitalized with a rib injury sustained during Saturday's loss at Ohio State.
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.
Gophers Playing For Coach Kill, Teammates To Keep Little Brown JugThe players understand that Gophers football coach Jerry Kill needed to leave the game he loves. They also understand there is an important game to be played Saturday against Michigan. So how do those two tie together?
Gophers' Claeys: 'I Want To Be The Next Head Coach'Jerry Kill sent shockwaves through Minnesota Wednesday morning, announcing his retirement as Gophers football coach due to health concerns. Defensive Coordintaor Tracy Claeys was named in the interim head coach after meeting with interim Athletic Director Beth Goetz.
Jerry Kill's Legacy Will Go Far Beyond GridironThere is something about Jerry Kill, the enthusiasm in his voice or the passion in his heart, that won over the most jaded Gopher fans. In his five years as head Gophers' football coach, his teams have generated Saturday excitement again - replacing seasons of disappointment with optimism and hope.
Social Media, Fans React To Jerry Kill's Sudden RetirementUniversity of Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill announced his retirement, effective immediately, Wednesday morning due to health reasons. Kill delivered the news personally at a news conference, and there has been plenty of reaction on social media since.