1. Gophers Hope to Add Axe to Special Season

    Rhys Lloyd doesn't remember much about the 2003 Wisconsin-Minnesota game except the final seconds and his wild dash afterward...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 11 months ago 26 reads 0 comments

  2. Saturday's Game vs. Wisconsin Biggest in a Decade

    For the Gophers' football program, Monday marked the start of its biggest week in 10 years. And tickets for Saturday's Border Battle game against Wisconsin are almost gone.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 11 months ago 46 reads 0 comments

  3. Game Time, TV Schedule, Online Streaming and Other Info

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 11 months ago 34 reads 0 comments

  4. Five Reasons for the Gophers' Football Turnaround This Season

    The first two times the Gophers played Wisconsin under football coach Jerry Kill, the results weren't pretty for Minnesota. The Gophers lost 42-13 two years ago and 38-13 last year, making the average margin of defeat 27 points...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 11 months ago 24 reads 0 comments

  5. Gophers Leading Receiver Derrick Engel Suffers Knee Injury

    Gophers wide receiver Derrick Engel suffered a knee injury this week that could sideline him for Saturday's showdown against Wisconsin.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 11 months ago 59 reads 0 comments

  6. Meet the Most Comically Underrated Team in the Big Ten

    Despite hitting the eight-win mark for the first time in a decade and beating Nebraska for the first time since 1960, 8-2 Minnesota is still locked out of the AP Top 25...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 11 months ago 14,873 reads 10 comments

  7. Hageman's Improbable Road from Foster Child to a Top NFL Prospect

    He was born on fourth-and-long. Mom drank when she was pregnant with him. Traded sex for drugs while he was in diapers. State authorities dragged him out of a crack house closet when he was 4 years old...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 12 months ago 36 reads 0 comments

  8. Gophers Try to Heal Up During Bye Week

    Gophers head coach Jerry Kill said Tuesday that this week's bye couldn't have come at a better time for his team. Several key players, including sophomore running back Rodrick Williams Jr...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 12 months ago 16 reads 0 comments

  9. Mel Kiper Jr. Currently Projects Hageman as a Second-Round NFL Pick

    Defensive tackle Ra'Shede Hageman has had two quiet games for the Gophers, since I spoke to ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay, who had moved Hageman from a potential third-round pick to No...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 12 months ago 69 reads 0 comments

  10. Will Minnesota Gophers Head Coach Jerry Kill Return to Sidelines This Season?

    When a team draws headlines for what is happening with their head coach's health and not for what the team is doing on the field, chances are things aren't going the way they would want them to...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 12 months ago 2,826 reads 3 comments

  11. Gophers Ranked 25th in Latest Coaches Poll

    For the first time since a Homecoming loss to Northwestern on November 1, 2008, the Minnesota Golden Gophers football squad is ranked in the top 25 of at least one of the two major polls, finishing 25th in the latest Coaches Poll released today...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 12 months ago 9 reads 0 comments

  12. Big Ten Honors Gophers Punter Peter Mortell Again

    Gophers punter Peter Mortell earned Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week honors for the second consecutive week Monday, after a big second half in Saturday's 24-10 victory over Penn State...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 12 months ago 10 reads 0 comments

  13. Swiftness of Year 3 Turnaround Surprises Even Jerry Kill

    Gophers coach Jerry Kill's turnaround has happened a lot more quickly at Minnesota than it did at his last program at Northern Illinois.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 12 months ago 15 reads 0 comments

  14. Gophers Gaining Respect in Big Ten

    Any doubt that Minnesota is evolving into a balanced offense was put to rest in a 24-10 victory over Penn State in Minneapolis on Saturday afternoon...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 12 months ago 42 reads 0 comments

  15. Jerry Kill Busts out Dance Moves in Locker Room

    Here, in case your brain didn't fully comprehend that the first time, for which we don't blame it at all: the Gophers moved to 8-2 on the season and are still alive in the Rose Bowl chase...

    Nick  Yokoyama Written by Nick Yokoyama about 12 months ago 19 reads 0 comments

  16. Minnesota Golden Gophers Break Trophy After Defeating Penn State

    The Minnesota Golden Gophers knocked off the Penn State Nittany Lions 24-10, but the celebration didn't go as planned. When the players were celebrating with the Governor's Victory Bell, the trophy broke...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 12 months ago 14,280 reads 16 comments

  17. Gophers Excitedly Break Governor's Victory Bell Trophy

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  18. Penn State vs. Minnesota: Key Storylines for Big Ten Showdown

    The Penn State Nittany Lions travel to Minnesota to take on a suddenly resurgent Golden Gophers squad in one of Saturday’s early contests. Penn State sits at 5-3 on the year and 2-2 in the Big Ten...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 12 months ago 1,319 reads 0 comments

  19. Freshman TE Maxx Williams Key Piece of Gophers' Offensive Puzzle

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Gophers tight end Maxx Williams noticed two things when he hauled in a 50-yard touchdown pass last Saturday against Indiana.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 12 months ago 24 reads 0 comments

  20. Nelson, Engel Expected to Play vs. Penn State

    Gophers football coach Jerry Kill said Wednesday that he is confident quarterback Philip Nelson (hip pointer) and wide receiver Derrick Engel (sprained ankle) will both play in Saturday's game against Penn State...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 12 months ago 18 reads 0 comments

  21. David Cobb Closing in on Rare Season

    David Cobb never forgot what former Gophers and NFL running back Marion Barber III told him when he visited practice last season.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 12 months ago 43 reads 0 comments

  22. Kill Will Remain in Booth Against Penn State

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota coach Jerry Kill says he will remain in the coaching booth and not return to the sideline this week against Penn State.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 12 months ago 50 reads 0 comments

  23. Kill's Leave, Gophers' Wins Impact Recruiting

    The Gophers took another step in the right direction in the Jerry Kill era with their 42-39 win over Indiana University on Saturday...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 12 months ago 29 reads 0 comments

  24. Gophers Football: Big Ten Honors Philip Nelson, Peter Mortell

    Gophers sophomore quarterback Philip Nelson and sophomore punter Peter Mortell picked up Big Ten player of the week awards Monday for their performances in a 42-39 win Saturday at Indiana...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 12 months ago 33 reads 0 comments

  25. Minnesota Center Jon Christenson Is out for the Year

    Minnesota's hard-fought road win over Indiana this past weekend came at a cost as the Gophers lost center Jon Christenson for the rest of the season due to a broken leg suffered against the Hoosiers...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 12 months ago 31 reads 0 comments