Vikings, 49ers Both On NFC Upswings Going Into Sunday's GameSan Francisco (5-5) had lost five of six games before the recent turnaround that featured convincing wins over the Rams and Jacksonville. Minnesota (5-5) had lost back-to-back nail-biters to Dallas and Baltimore before responding with wins over the Chargers and Green Bay.
Aaron Rodgers Returns To Packers Practice On Limited BasisRodgers didn’t have a designation on the Packers’ injury report Friday. The reigning MVP had said Wednesday even after missing that day’s practice that he would definitely play against the Vikings.
Illinois' 14-6 Victory Ends Gopher Winning StreakChase Brown rushed 33 times for 150 yards, and the Illinois defense delivered six sacks and two interceptions of Minnesota quarterback Tanner Morgan on the way to a 14-6 victory on Saturday.
Running Back Emmett Johnson Helps Lead Holy Angels TeamIt was a monumental season for the Holy Angels football team.
Minnesota Gophers Beat Maryland 34-16Gophers gained 326 yards on the ground in a 34-16 trampling of Maryland on Saturday for their third straight victory.
Gophers' Seasoned Line In Peak Form With Maryland Up NextThe guys up front for the Gophers have found a groove at just the right time, as several of them enter the final stretch of their unglamorous, unforgettable experience as blockers in the Big Ten.
Gophers Dominate First Half, Defeat Huskers 30-23Tanner Morgan threw for 209 yards and two touchdowns and Bryce Williams rushed for 127 yards and another score on Saturday as Minnesota defeated Nebraska 30-23.
Gophers Rally At Purdue To Give Fleck 1st 2nd-Half ComebackMinnesota (3-2, 1-1 Big Ten) won its fourth straight over the Boilermakers — this one giving P.J. Fleck his first second-half comeback in 50 career games at the school. He is now 1-17 with the Gophers when trailing at halftime.
Underdog Bowling Green Stuns Minnesota 14-10The loss snapped Minnesota’s streak of 21 straight non-conference wins, the longest streak in the country entering Saturday’s game. The Gophers’ last non-conference loss was Sept. 3, 2015 against TCU.
New Starter Treyson Potts Carries Minnesota Past Miami Of Ohio, 31-26Treyson Potts listened intently to Mo Ibrahim between drives, the injured Minnesota star now serving as an unofficial coach and unwavering supporter of his successor in the backfield.
Gophers' RB Mo Ibrahim To Miss Rest Of Season After Thursday's Leg InjuryThe second team preseason Associated Press All-American had 30 carries for 163 yards and two scores, both giving the Gophers the temporary lead against the fourth-ranked Buckeyes. Ibrahim hurt his lower right leg late in the third quarter, limped off and did not return.
Brett Favre Urges Young Athletes To Delay Tackle Football Participation In New PSAOne of the biggest names in pro football has a message for young players: Part of the game can wait.
Gophers, Among College Football's Oldest Teams, Talk Unfinished Business This SeasonThe Gophers have a bounty of experience returning, due to the NCAA's decision not to count the pandemic-altered 2020 season against anyone's eligibility limit.
Vikings, Packers Fans Return To Training Camp But Must Deal With RestrictionsPro Bowl running back Aaron Jones and his Green Bay Packers teammates have resumed an annual preseason ritual after a pandemic-imposed hiatus by riding bicycles to training camp workouts.
Brian O'Neill, Now Leader Of Vikings Line, On Track For Big New DealEntering the final year of his rookie contract, O'Neill is likely the next player on the roster in line for an extension so the Vikings can keep him from reaching free agency.