1. Brock Vereen Moving Back to CB

    Injuries to the Minnesota defensive backfield are forcing Brock Vereen to move back to cornerback Saturday against Nebraska.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 11 months ago 16 reads 0 comments

  2. Gophers Preparing as If Nebraska QB Martinez Will Play

    MINNEAPOLIS -- According to the latest reports, Nebraska quarterback Taylor Martinez could be a game-time decision for Saturday's contest against Minnesota.....

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

  3. Leidner Illness Affects Gophers' QBs

    Who will start at quarterback for Minnesota on Saturday against Nebraska? It might come down to health. Acting head coach Tracy Claeys said Tuesday that Mitch Leidner is battling an illness and is taking medication...

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

  4. Defensive Line Has Another Standout in Theiren Cockran

    Theiren Cockran won't let Ra'Shede Hageman forget about missing out on a pick six after he intercepted a pass in the Gophers' 20-17 win at Northwestern last week...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 11 months ago 24 reads 0 comments

  5. Gophers' Jerry Kill Turns His Attention to Recruiting

    After making a 14-hour trip by car from the Twin Cities to Evanston, Ill., and back on Saturday to view his Gophers football's team's 20-17 victory over Northwestern, coach Jerry Kill went to his office Sunday to make telephone calls to recruits...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 11 months ago 21 reads 0 comments

  6. Gophers Football: Jerry Kill Expected to Attend Nebraska Game

    Gophers football coach Jerry Kill, who is on medical leave to deal with his epilepsy, is expected to attend the next game against Nebraska, defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys said Sunday...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 11 months ago 27 reads 0 comments

  7. Claeys Expects Kill's Return to Be Gradual; Starting QB to Be Named Tuesday

    Gophers acting head coach Tracy Claeys met with the team's beat writers this morning. A few highlights: * Claeys said Jerry Kill is making good progress but isn't yet ready to return from his leave of absence...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 11 months ago 19 reads 0 comments

  8. Gophers Report Card: Solid Play All Around in Crucial Win

    Minnesota and Northwestern both began the year 4-0 before each team lost two straight entering Saturday's contest. Despite being an underdog on the road, it was the Gophers who emerged victorious with a 20-17 win in Evanston, Ill...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 11 months ago 10 reads 0 comments

  9. Video: Minnesota Coach Jerry Kill Gives Emotional Postgame Speech

    Minnesota head coach Jerry Kill may not be able to coach his Golden Gophers during actual games right now, but he's still doing an amazing job staying emotionally connected with his players...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 11 months ago 26 reads 0 comments

  10. Kill Looks on as Minnesota Tops Northwestern 20-17

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- Ailing head coach Jerry Kill watched from a private box as Minnesota turned two second half turnovers into scores en route to a 20-17 Big Ten victory over Northwestern Saturday...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 11 months ago 26 reads 0 comments

  11. What to Watch for in the Big Ten's Week 8

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  12. Tracy Claeys' Style More Mild-Mannered Than Jerry Kill

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Gophers head football coach Jerry Kill frequently preaches his mantra of "next man up," meaning when one player falters or gets injured, the next in line must answer the call...

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  13. Gophers Want to Get Running Game Going Against Northwestern

    The Gophers might be 12-point underdogs heading into Saturday's game at Northwestern, but Minnesota sees an opportunity to re-establish a running game that spurred a 4-0 nonconference start...

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  14. Gophers Football: Mitch Leidner to Start at QB vs. Northwestern

    Nick  Yokoyama Written by Nick Yokoyama about 11 months ago 33 reads 0 comments

  15. Questions Abound for Gophers Football at the Season's Midpoint

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 11 months ago 14 reads 0 comments

  16. Analysis: Breaking Down the Gophers' Final Six Regular-Season Games

    The University of Minnesota football team is halfway through its 12-game season and currently sits at 4-2 heading into this weekend's bye...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 11 months ago 18 reads 0 comments

  17. QB Mitch Leidner Trying to Get Comfortable in Spotlight

    When Mitch Leidner returns to his high school alma mater to watch Lakeville South's homecoming football game Friday night, he wants to slip in and out without any fuss...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 11 months ago 19 reads 0 comments

  18. Gophers football: Jerry Kill has full support of U President Eric Kaler

    University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler is concerned about Jerry Kill's health, but he says the Gophers football coach should be given a chance to lead his team to success while getting his epilepsy under control...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 11 months ago 25 reads 0 comments

  19. Former Gophers Players Voice Their Support for Coach Kill

    By now, the university's viewpoint on Gophers football coach Jerry Kill's epilepsy is well-established. The common refrain from players to athletic director Norwood Teague is that Kill ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 11 months ago 36 reads 0 comments

  20. Hartman: Despite Loss, Gophers Show Promise with Leidner at QB

    For a score as lopsided as it was at 42-13, a Gophers team couldn't play much better at Michigan than it did Saturday when it trailed 14-7 at halftime and it was in the game until the fourth quarter...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 11 months ago 13 reads 0 comments

  21. Claeys Tells WCCO That Kill's Epilepsy Is Not Affecting Gophers Recruiting

    Gophers defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys filled in for head coach Jerry Kill for the weekly appearance with Sid Hartman and Dave Mona on WCCO 830-AM...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 11 months ago 19 reads 0 comments

  22. Engel, Thompson Being Monitored for Concussion Symtpoms

    Gophers safety Cedric Thompson and wide receiver Derrick Engel are being monitored for concussion symptoms after getting shaken up on hits against Michigan on Saturday, defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys said Sunday...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 12 months ago 15 reads 0 comments

  23. Report: Engel and Thompson Being Monitored for Concussion Symptoms

    #Gophers WR Derrick Engel and DB Cedric Thompson both being monitored for concussion symptoms from hits vs. Michigan...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 12 months ago 13 reads 0 comments

  24. Michigan Defeats Gophers 42-13, with Kill at Home and Nelson on Sideline

    ANN ARBOR, MICH. – Gophers coach Jerry Kill wasn't feeling well Friday and remained in Minnesota while the team flew to Michigan for Saturday's game...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 12 months ago 15 reads 0 comments

  25. 5 Things: Gophers Find Quarterback-Tight End Chemistry in Loss

    Despite hanging around and trailing by just seven at the half, the Gophers football team let Michigan run away in the second half as Minnesota fell 42-13 at the Big House in Ann Arbor, Mich...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 12 months ago 24 reads 0 comments