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With Kill Leading Surge, Minnesota Has Momentum

Jerry Kill pushed his way through the jumping, swaying and shouting mass of players circled in the Minnesota locker room, finding space in the middle of the crowd so he could get down with some dance moves of his own.

11/16/2013

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As Gopher Bandwagon Grows, Ticket Sales Climb

With a 8-2 record and four-straight wins in the Big 10, the Gopher football has been the feel-good story of the fall. Now in year three of the Coach Jerry Kill era, the perception of the Gopher football program is changing. Gopher linebacker Damien Wilson says fans have been shocked by the team’s success. “They’re getting used to it,” Wilson said. “Everybody’s excited around here.”

11/11/2013

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11-11-13 Mike Max On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Wolves snap a long losing streak against the Lakers!

11/11/2013

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Minnesota’s Rolling, Favored To Beat Penn State

How’s this for a paradigm shift in Big Ten football? Minnesota has won straight three conference games and is favored, ever so slightly, to beat Penn State. The Gophers (7-2, 3-2) gained the confidence and momentum they were lacking with a gritty victory at Northwestern three weeks ago, and now their sights are set on a New Year’s Day bowl game.

11/08/2013

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11-5-13 Jerry Kill On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Gophers trying to win 4 straight in the Big Ten……

11/05/2013

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10-30-13 Jerry Kill Talks Exclusively On The Morning News With Dave Lee

The Gopher Coach talks with Dave and Sid…

10/30/2013

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Kill Works Way Back In With Winning Gophers

Minnesota coach Jerry Kill is working his way back into the job after taking a leave of absence to better manage his epilepsy. He’s not ready to return to the sideline. But he said confidently that he’ll soon be seizure-free.

10/29/2013

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10-29-13 Tracy Claeys On The Morning News With Dave Lee

A big win over Nebraska!

10/29/2013

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Kill Looks On As Minnesota Tops Northwestern 20-17

Ailing head coach Jerry Kill watched from a private box as Minnesota turned two second half turnovers into scores en route to a 20-17 Big Ten victory over Northwestern Saturday.

10/19/2013

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Northwestern Hosts Gophers Amid 2-Game Skid

Minnesota (4-2, 0-2) is expected to be missing a key figure again, with coach Jerry Kill on a leave of absence due to his epilepsy. He’s had five seizures on game days in two-plus seasons as the Golden Gophers’ coach, and he missed the most recent game, a loss at Michigan two weeks ago.

10/18/2013

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Gophers Vs. Northwestern: Tracy Claeys’ Chance To Lead U

The Gopher football team takes on Northwestern on Saturday searching for Minnesota’s first Big Ten win. It will most likely be defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys’ first time as acting head coach in Jerry Kill’s absence, as the head coach is in the midst of an indefinite leave to manage his epilepsy.

10/15/2013

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Jerry Kill Chooses To Step Away, Treat His Epilepsy

Gopher athletic director Norwood Teague said Thursday that head football coach Jerry Kill will be stepping away indefinitely from his on-the-field duties to focus on treating and better managing his epilepsy.

10/10/2013

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Kill Still Resting; ‘U’ President Renews Support

Minnesota coach Jerry Kill is resting at home this week following a seizure that kept him from traveling to the game at Michigan. Gophers defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys filled in for Kill on the Big Ten coaches’ call with reporters on Tuesday.

10/08/2013

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Day After Missing Game, Kill Stays Home To Rest

Minnesota coach Jerry Kill has a well-timed bye week to recover from his latest seizure. Team spokesman Paul Rovnak said Kill stayed at home on Sunday to rest. He had an episode the day before that kept him from traveling to the game at Michigan. The Gophers don’t play again until Oct. 19, so this is a low-key week. Assistant coaches held a brief meeting with players before leaving the facility.

10/06/2013

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Gopher Fans Support Kill After He Misses Game

With all of the questions regarding coach Jerry Kill’s absence and its affect on the Gopher football team, fans like Sue McCormick and Michael Doyle say they weren’t concerned during Saturday’s game in Michigan. “We’re there to be support him no matter what,” McCormick said. While they want to see the coach healthy, they said they don’t think he should be fired – unless he wants to step down. “I think it should be his decision, not anybody else’s,” McCormick said.

10/05/2013

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