Gophers' Nelson Not Afraid of Competition

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Gophers' Nelson Not Afraid of Competition
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Philip Nelson started the final seven games at quarterback for Minnesota last season as a true freshman, including a solid performance in the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas. But Gophers head coach Jerry Kill didn't declare Nelson the 2013 starter, instead making him battle it out this spring with youngsters Chris Streveler and Mitch Leidner. Nelson says that's just fine with him.

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