The Minnesota Vikings finalized their 53-man roster over the weekend as their regular season opener is now less than a week away. The Vikings open the regular season this Sunday at the Detroit Lions in a pivotal NFC North division match-up. It means some players realized their NFL dream this weekend, while others went home disappointed.
MarQueis Gray went through skill drills for pro scouts with several other former Gophers teammates on Monday at the annual pre-draft workout session at the university’s practice facility. Thirteen NFL teams had a representative in attendance.
The Gopher football team plays its finale against Texas Tech in the Car Care Bowl in Houston on Friday night.
University of Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill said Tuesday that quarterback Max Shortell is leaving the team and has decided to transfer.
The University of Minnesota football team and the Goal Line Club celebrated the 2012 season with its annual awards banquet Sunday afternoon at the Hilton Hotel in Minneapolis.
Taylor Martinez threw for 308 yards and two touchdowns to Kenny Bell while becoming No. 16 Nebraska’s all-time passing leader in a 38-14 victory over Minnesota on Saturday.
MarQueis Gray’s return from injury was short-lived. And so, it appears, was Minnesota’s claim to relevance in the Big Ten.
The old adage suggests Northwestern won’t be successful with Kain Colter and Trevor Siemian sharing time at the sport’s most important position.
Donnell Kirkwood rushed for 99 yards and two touchdowns and the Minnesota defense showed it is no longer the pushover it has been for decades in a 17-10 victory over Syracuse on Saturday night.
Ryan Nassib and the Syracuse offense are focused on getting off to a better start.
Minnesota has all but ruled out quarterback MarQueis Gray of this week’s game because of a sprained left ankle.
An injury to MarQueis Gray was arguably the last development Minnesota could afford this season. Well, Gray got hurt, and the quarterback change was just what the Gophers needed to get going.
Minnesota quarterback MarQueis Gray left Saturday’s game with a sprained left ankle.
Max Shortell replaced an injured MarQueis Gray and passed for 188 yards and three touchdowns, helping Minnesota overcome a sluggish start to beat Western Michigan 28-23 on Saturday.
The last thing the Minnesota Golden Gophers should have to overcome when they face New Hampshire on Saturday is overconfidence.