Rodney Smith, Unbeaten Gophers Run Over Huskers 34-7All week long at Minnesota's practice facility, players were doused with frigid water as they took the field. The thermostat was turned down to the max in the mid-50s. Fans were on full blast. Quarterbacks and receivers stuck their hands in ice buckets between drills. Footballs were soaked and frozen.
Gophers Look To Extend Win Streak Vs. No. 21 NebraskaThat embarrassing 59-point loss at Ohio State last week won't soon be forgotten by Nebraska. But with a streaking Minnesota (7-2, 4-2 Big Ten) coming to Memorial Stadium on Saturday night, it's time for the No. 21 Cornhuskers (7-2, 4-2) to move on.
Four Big Games To Watch This College Football SaturdayFour Top 10 teams face stiff challenges this weekend that could affect their hopes of a playoff spot.
2016 Big Ten West Preview: Can The Gophers Contend?Kirk Ferentz's group surprised many last season as they ran off an undefeated regular season before losing their last two. Can they win the West once again?
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.
Petteway's Career-High Keys Nebraska's 82-78 Win Terran Petteway scored a career-high 35 points, Nebraska overcame Malik Smith's shooting exhibition in his first start for Minnesota, and the Cornhuskers bounced back from a crushing loss at Penn State to hang on for an 82-78 victory Sunday.
Gophers Get Signature Win, Beat Ranked Nebraska 34-23Philip Nelson rushed for two touchdowns and passed for another, guiding Minnesota to a 34-23 upset Saturday of 25th-ranked Nebraska, the first win by the Gophers since 1960 against the Cornhuskers.
Minnesota-Bred Cornhusker Shines At Target FieldIt’s pretty safe to say Pat Kelly is enjoying his trip home. But that's nothing compared to the perspective of his parents. Jim and Beth Kelly are beaming with pride. The Huskers sophomore second baseman hails from Red Wing, so the chance to play at Target Field is something he and his parents have been looking forward to for quite some time.
Minnesota Vikings Hosting Tampa Bay Buccaneers On ThursdayThe Minnesota Vikings host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in its first Thursday night game since September of 2010. The Vikings will enter the game as the favorite at home, two things that bode well for the purple. The key will be stopping passing duo Josh Freeman and Vincent Jackson.
Nebraska Player Cited For Damaging Wis. DispenserPolice in Madison, Wis., have given a Nebraska football player a $326 ticket for damaging an airport paper towel dispenser after the Cornhuskers were beaten 48-17 by Wisconsin over the weekend.