Turnovers Sting Gophers In 23-17 Loss To No. 2 TCUMitch Leidner went down with a hard hit from his blind side on Minnesota's second possession, a sack-turnover combination that set up a touchdown for TCU two plays later.
Rodrick Williams Matures To Be Gophers Featured Running BackHe knows it's his turn. The truth is the Gophers will probably rotate the running back position starting Thursday night against TCU. But if there is going to be a featured back, it's Rodrick Williams.
7 Keys For The Gophers To Have A Chance Against TCUThe University of Minnesota has an unbelievable opportunity in front of a national audience Thursday night against the No. 2-ranked team in the country. The Gophers host TCU on national television at TCF Bank Stadium, and a sell-out crowd will be in attendance to see what should be considered Minnesota's biggest home game in school history.
Minnesota's Quarterbacks Shine In Spring ScrimmageMinnesota coach Jerry Kill liked the way starting quarterback Mitch Leidner and his two backups performed during the Gophers' spring game on Saturday.
Gophers Move Forward With FreshmenThe Philip Nelson era has begun earlier than Minnesota expected. The Gophers not only made the move to the freshman from Mankato to keep a healthy quarterback behind center, but they're getting a head start on next season and beyond.