Former Gopher Mitch Leidner Was Working For Bite Squad Before Vikings Signed HimThe Vikings signed undrafted rookie Mitch Leidner, a Lakeville native.
Leidner, Gophers Hang On To Beat Rutgers 34-32Emmitt Carpenter's 28-yard field goal with 10 seconds left helped Minnesota survive for a 34-32 victory against Rutgers on Saturday.
Leidner Starts At QB For Gophers Vs. RutgersFifth-year senior quarterback Mitch Leidner started for Minnesota on Saturday against Rutgers after missing last week's game with a concussion.
Gophers Leidner Listed As Out Against Rutgers SaturdayMitch Leidner, who missed the Maryland game with a concussion, is listed as out against Rutgers on Tuesday's position chart.
Gophers QB Leidner On Concussion Protocol, Out Against MarylandGophers quarterback Mitch Leidner was listed as out for Saturday's game at Maryland on Tuesday's depth chart.
Leidner Throws 4 TDs As Gophers Rout Indiana StateMitch Leidner completed 20 of 30 passes for 295 yards and four touchdowns on Saturday as Minnesota rolled to 592 total yards in a 58-28 win over Indiana State.
Leidner, Gophers To Start Season Against Oregon StateThe left foot is fully repaired and rehabilitated after playing through the pain last season, and Mitch Leidner has lost 20 pounds. Minnesota's fifth-year senior quarterback is primed for a strong finish.
4 Reasons The Gophers Can Win The Big Ten WestIt seems like a recycled statement locally, but it's a big year for the University of Minnesota football program.
Gophers Have Full Faith In 5th Year QB Mitch LeidnerMitch Leidner has returned to lead the Minnesota huddle with a finally healthy left foot. He's bringing 35 games of experience with him.
Frustrating Season For Gophers Ends With Bowl VictoryAt the end of this tumultuous 2015 season, Minnesota's maroon and gold colors revealed a silver lining. Finally, 11 years after their last postseason victory, the Gophers won a bowl game.
Leidner Leads Gophers Past Central Michigan In Quick Lane BowlMinnesota quarterback Mitch Leidner ran 13 yards for a touchdown with 4:26 remaining, and the Golden Gophers held on for a 21-14 win over Central Michigan in the Quick Lane Bowl on Monday night.
Badgers Beat Gophers For 12th Straight Time, 31-21Dare Ogunbowale rushed for a career-high 155 yards and a touchdown and Wisconsin beat Minnesota for the 12th straight time, 31-21 on Saturday. Taiwan Deal rushed for 90 and two scores and Wisconsin (9-3, 6-2 Big Ten) kept Paul Bunyan's Axe, which goes to the winner of the most-played rivalry game in college football.
For Gophers, Winning Axe From Wisconsin Would Mean Bowl EligibilityWhat will it take to beat Wisconsin? The Gophers have been trying to figure that out for the last decade, or more. The Badgers come to TCF Bank Stadium Saturday carrying the axe. The Gophers want it, and another trip to a bowl.
Gophers Beat Illinois 32-23, Ending 4-Game Losing StreakShannon Brooks rushed for 174 yards and three touchdowns, including a 75-yard romp into the end zone with 1:25 remaining for Minnesota to seal a 32-23 victory over Illinois on Saturday.
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.