Minnesota Gophers Beat Colorado State 31-24The Gopher football team finished its nonconference schedule 3-0, after a 31-24 win over Colorado State Saturday afternoon.
Leidner Throws 4 TDs As Gophers Rout Indiana StateMitch Leidner completed 20 of 30 passes for 295 yards and four touchdowns on Saturday as Minnesota rolled to 592 total yards in a 58-28 win over Indiana State.
Gopher Fans Wear #11ForJacobIt has been an emotional week for Minnesotans who have followed Jacob Wetterling's disappearance. The 27-year-old mystery came to an end last Friday when authorities recovered his remains from a farm in Paynesville.
Leidner, Gophers To Start Season Against Oregon StateThe left foot is fully repaired and rehabilitated after playing through the pain last season, and Mitch Leidner has lost 20 pounds. Minnesota's fifth-year senior quarterback is primed for a strong finish.
State Fair, Sporting Events Will Test Thursday Night CommuteWhether you're a fan, fair-goer or everyday commuter, getting around the Twin Cities Thursday evening will test your patience.
London Has Unfinished Business At East RidgeMaybe Dominik London is successful because he likes it at Woodbury's East Ridge High School, where the toughest part of the game is on the practice field.
Jerry Kill Gets Roasted At Surprise Award EventJerry Kill is gone, but certainly not forgotten in these parts. The Minutemen presented him with a Man of the Year Award at a roast for him Friday.
Gopher Punter Names Himself 'Holder Of The Year'A punter for the Minnesota Gophers got a lot of buzz online for crowning himself with a title of his own creation. After the Big Ten snubbed Peter Mortell for the "Punter of the Year" honor, he took matters into his own sturdy hands Tuesday.
Badgers Beat Gophers For 12th Straight Time, 31-21Dare Ogunbowale rushed for a career-high 155 yards and a touchdown and Wisconsin beat Minnesota for the 12th straight time, 31-21 on Saturday. Taiwan Deal rushed for 90 and two scores and Wisconsin (9-3, 6-2 Big Ten) kept Paul Bunyan's Axe, which goes to the winner of the most-played rivalry game in college football.
Gophers Trying To Recover From Rough StartThe Big Ten's West Division is the most winnable of the two these days. The current class of the conference, Ohio State, Michigan State and Michigan, is in the other group. Nebraska and Minnesota were two of the early favorites, but they've already fallen behind. Their matchup on Saturday will be critical for remaining in the race, with undefeated Iowa off to the strongest start.
Barber Makes His Own Name At Robbinsdale ArmstrongThomas Barber knows the end is near for his high school career at Robbinsdale Armstrong, and it has been a good one on a good team. "All my friends I've made, I mean, I've created a bond with all these guys growing up from like second grade, third grade, fourth grade," Barber said. "It's finally our senior year and it's just been fun."
Gophers CB Boddy-Calhoun Won't Need Surgery On Injured KneeThe Minnesota Golden Gophers finally got a little good news on the injury front. Coach Jerry Kill says star cornerback Briean Boddy-Calhoun will not need surgery on the knee he injured last Saturday against Ohio. Kill would not say if Boddy-Calhoun would be available this weekend in the Big Ten opener at Northwestern.