Former Gophers OL Coach Limegrover Headed To Penn StateMatt Limegrover, the former offensive coordinator at the University of Minnesota, has a new home. It was announced Wednesday that Limegrover will be the offensive line coach at Penn State.
Gophers Coaches Limegrover, Zebrowski Won't Return Next SeasonMinnesota coach Tracy Claeys fired offensive coordinator Matt Limegrover and quarterbacks coach Jim Zebrowski on Sunday, acting swiftly and decisively as he embarks on his first offseason as a head coach.
Leidner Feeling Confident Leading Gophers OffenseMitch Leidner tried to hurry to the huddle when he noticed Minnesota's athletic trainers heading his way Saturday at Ohio State. Leidner was stopped by an official and told he needed to come out of the game. But he missed just one play in the 28-14 loss to the then-top-ranked Buckeyes.
Gophers Must Recover From Crushing Loss To MichiganMinnesota's botched finish against Michigan, leading to the loss of the Little Brown Jug trophy, will linger for a while with the Golden Gophers. There's no time to fret, though, with a trip to top-ranked Ohio State on tap.
Gophers Trying To Recover From Rough StartThe Big Ten's West Division is the most winnable of the two these days. The current class of the conference, Ohio State, Michigan State and Michigan, is in the other group. Nebraska and Minnesota were two of the early favorites, but they've already fallen behind. Their matchup on Saturday will be critical for remaining in the race, with undefeated Iowa off to the strongest start.
With Cobb Gone, Gophers Look To Improve Passing GameThe University of Minnesota football team is trying to find some things out this spring. One of the biggest is how the Gophers will function offensively after running back David Cobb's departure. Cobb set a single-season rushing record with Minnesota as a senior.
Gophers Adding A Wrinkle: Going No-HuddleThe bread and butter of the Gopher football team's offense has been a ground-and-pound rushing attack, but as they hold their spring practices over the next month, they're adding in a new wrinkle: The no-huddle is coming to Minnesota.
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.
Confident Gophers Ready To Face NebraskaThe Gopher football team is finding out about itself with a back-loaded schedule that takes them to Nebraska this week. They're still hopeful of a spot in the Big Ten championship game, but more concerned about the task at hand. It is the most difficult stretch of the season, and Coach Jerry Kill is hoping his team doesn't play so hard that it can't keep playing.