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Fmr. Gopher QB Pleads Guilty In Assault Case

A plea hearing will be held in Mankato Wednesday for former Gophers quarterback Phillip Nelson. It comes after he decided to plead guilty to fifth-degree assault for his part in a fight that nearly killed former MSU-Mankato football player Isaac Kolstad.

01/21/2015

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Fmr. Gopher QB Philip Nelson Enters Guilty Plea In Mankato Assault

Former Gopher quarterback Philip Nelson filed a petition to enter a guilty plea Tuesday in the attack that left former Mankato State University linebacker Isaac Kolstad with brain trauma. According to Nelson’s attorney James D. Fleming, Nelson filed a petition to plea guilty to fifth degree assault, a misdemeanor charge, and have all felonies dropped.

01/20/2015

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Podcast Page: 1-20-15 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Listen to portions of Mike Max’s exclusive interview with Philip Nelson and other Tuesday highlights, by clicking the link above.

01/20/2015

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WCCO’s Mike Max Goes 1-On-1 With Former Gophers QB Philip Nelson

A fight in Mankato that lasted only a few seconds changed three young lives forever. One person is struggling to walk and talk because of his injuries. Two others face the possibility of prison. One of them is former Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson.

01/19/2015

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Squad Car Footage Released Of Former Gophers QB

New video out Wednesday night shows a former Gopher quarterback in the back of a squad car during his arrest last May.

01/14/2015

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New Evidence May Alter Outcome Of Kolstad Assault Case

There is new evidence in the assault case against former Gopher quarterback Philip Nelson. A forensic expert says it’s unclear if Nelson contributed to Mankato football star Isaac Kolstad’s brain injury. Surveillance video shows what happened outside a Mankato bar on May 11.

01/10/2015

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Prosecution Expert: Kick Was Minor Factor In Player’s Injury

A prosecution expert says a kick by former Minnesota Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson probably did not cause the critical brain injury suffered by former Minnesota State, Mankato, player Isaac Kolstad.

01/09/2015

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2014 In Review: Top Local Sports Headlines

It was another crazy year on the Minnesota sports scene with plenty of great moments, some tough times and two coaches dismissed. Throw in a national title that nobody will remember on the college scene, and it’s been another very interesting year depending on which sports team you follow most.

12/18/2014

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Isaac Kolstad Tells Of Recovery From Near Fatal Fight

On Monday, for the first time, Isaac Kolstad shared his own story with WCCO.

12/15/2014

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Lawyers For Kolstad, Nelson Both Say Fight Video ‘Speaks For Itself’

For the first time, we’re seeing what happened before a former Mankato State football player was hit and kicked, changing his life forever. The newly released video shows Isaac Kolstad approaching former U of M quarterback Philip Nelson. He appears to take a shot at Nelson, who then falls to the ground.

12/10/2014

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Mankato West’s Ryan Schlichte Is AP Player Of Year

Mankato West quarterback Ryan Schlichte has been picked as the Minnesota Associated Press Player of the Year for high school football. The award was announced Tuesday with the AP’s all-state teams. Schlichte led the Scarlets to the Class 5A championship with a 42-19 victory Saturday over Simley.

11/25/2014

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Isaac Kolstad Returns To Blakeslee Stadium

A former football player, who doctors didn’t think would survive a head injury, walked on the field to see the start of his team’s season. Isaac Kolstad has spent four months recovering from an attack in downtown Mankato.

09/04/2014

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Kolstad Speaks For 1st Time Since Mankato Assault

A former Minnesota State University, Mankato football player involved in a brutal assault in May spoke for the first time Tuesday since the incident left him in a hospital fighting for his life.

07/30/2014

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Ex-Football Player Injured In Fight Transferred

A former Minnesota State, Mankato football player severely injured in a fight is being transferred from a Mankato hospital to an inpatient rehabilitation program in the Twin Cities. The family of Isaac Kolstad said Tuesday he continues to make progress in his recovery.

06/24/2014

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Isaac Kolstad Recovers From Blood Clot, Prepares For Another Brain Surgery

Former Minnesota State University – Mankato football player, Issac Kolstad, has shown signs of improvement after he was treated for a blood clot last week. Kolsatd has been in a coma since he sustained head injury during an assault in downtown Mankato, Minn. roughly a month ago. Kolstad was treated for a deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a blood clot that can occur when someone is bedridden and blood does not flow properly.

06/12/2014

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