Equipment Crew Gets Gophers Ready Long Before Bowl GameThe Gopher football team wouldn't get anywhere Thursday against Missouri in the Citrus Bowl without the guys who pack up and transport the helmets and shoulder pads.
91-Year-Old Gopher Fan Headed To Citrus BowlAndy Dyrdal loves the Minnesota Gophers. The team's colors -- maroon and gold -- run through his veins. The 91-year-old said he’s been a fan as long as he can remember.
Gophers Spend New Year's Eve Prepping For Citrus BowlThe preparations started last week as the Gopher football team departed for a date in Orlando, and a bit of a mission.
Klobuchar, McCaskill Make Bet On Citrus Bowl U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota has made a friendly wager with Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill on the Citrus Bowl game. Klobuchar is wagering her signature "frozen" dessert hot dish against McCaskill's offering of Buck's Tiger Stripe ice cream.
Twin Cities Restaurants Prepare For Citrus Bowl CrowdsTwin Cities restaurants are gearing up for the Citrus Bowl. Even though the game is in Orlando, Fla., Buffalo Wild Wings regional manager Sue Benson said the Gopher team excitement should help restaurants gain many customers on New Year's Day.
Jerry Kill, Back From Leave, Leads Gophers To BowlWhen Minnesota coach Jerry Kill came back from a leave of absence sooner than expected, everyone took notice. Last year, after a bout with epileptic seizures forced Kill to miss an entire game for the first time in his career, he appeared in the locker room at Northwestern to give the Gophers a surprise pep talk.
Minnesota Dismisses Receiver Donovahn JonesMinnesota wide receiver Donovahn Jones has been dismissed from the program for what the school says is an unspecified violation of team policy.
Gophers Get Down To Business As Bowl Game NearsIt's down to business for the Gophers football squad. The University of Minnesota team is on the ground in Orlando, Florida ahead of its Jan. 1 Citrus Bowl matchup with Missouri. The Gophers were headed to a high school field Friday for a 75-minute practice.
After Beating Bone Cancer, Aspiring Football Player Will Head To Citrus BowlAmong the number of people heading down to Florida to watch the Minnesota Gophers take on the Missouri Tigers in the Citrus Bowl on New Year's Day is the O'Brien family.
Gophers Head To Florida For Citrus BowlThe countdown to touchdown is officially underway as the Minnesota Gophers take off for Florida Thursday to play in the Citrus Bowl. They face number 16-ranked Missouri. The two teams square off on New Year's Day at noon on national television. The coaches and players arrived on campus around 8:30 a.m. with their luggage in tow.
Gophers QB Leidner Preps For Citrus BowlLike Teddy Bridgewater, the Minnesota Gophers' staff carefully monitors the progress of its quarterback -- Mitch Leidner. He heads to the Citrus Bowl, ready to take another step. Leidner has grown in the fall of 2014, making strides at a position where you better be good.