1. Former Gophers WR Andre McDonald: 'I Let Him (Kill) Down Greatly'

    Former Gophers wide receiver Andre McDonald (Hopkins HS) is now at D-III Wisconsin-River Falls, studying to be an elementary school teacher and is playing football and basketball.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 32 reads 0 comments

  2. Extra Points: Five Players to Watch at the NFL Combine

    Bortles' stock has been rising in most mock drafts and it now looks as if he is legitimately in the mix. He's raw and his pocket presence is iffy, but prototypical physical traits including ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 18 reads 0 comments

  3. Minnesota Wants to Continue Selling Alcohol at Football Games

    Alcohol-related incidents at Minnesota's TCF Stadium were down in 2013, and profits up, Minnesota is likely to continue selling alcohol to fans at football games in the future...

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  4. Board of Regents to Approve TCF Bank Stadium Improvements

    The Board of Regents is expected to approve TCF improvements paid for by the Vikings, and increased point of sale for alcohol in TCF Bank Stadium in their meeting Thursday and Friday...

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  5. Hartman: New Kill contract near; Pitino also could get bonus

    Gophers athletic director Norwood Teague, who apparently didn't have any interest in the Virginia Tech AD opening as was once reported, said this week that he and the administration ...

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  6. Vikings Sign Former Minnesota Gophers LB Simoni Lawrence

    The Minnesota Vikings are dipping into the Canadian Football League again, and this time bringing a player back to Minnesota.....

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  7. Can Minnesota Get 2015 5-Star DE Jashon Cornell to Stay in State?

    Minnesota and 5-star recruits aren't often said in the same breath, but as the offseason attention turns toward a new recruiting class, the Gophers have a big task on their hands...

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  8. Gophers Football Team Already Chasing 2015 Recruiting Class

    After landing a well-regarded class last week, Jerry Kill's staff is hoping for another one that includes Cretin-Derham Hall's Jashon Cornell.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 147 reads 0 comments

  9. Junior LB Cardenas on Possibility of Playing for U: 'That Would Be Awesome'

    Jesse Cardenas, a 6-2, 215lb junior linebacker from Lakeville (MN) North, is one of the state's top defenders in the Class of 2015...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 60 reads 0 comments

  10. Gophers Look in Good Shape with Pitino, Kill

    Gophers athletic director Joel Maturi and his faithful companion, Dave Mona, started the search for a football coach to replace the fired Tim Brewster in November 2010...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 22 reads 0 comments

  11. Recruiting Q Minnesota's Jerry Kill

    Minnesota signed a class of 20 players on Wednesday, including one player in the ESPN 300. I spoke with Minnesota head coach Jerry Kill earlier today to talk about the Gophers' commits and the recruiting process...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 41 reads 0 comments

  12. 4-Star Jones Hopes to Follow in Ra'Shede Hageman's Footsteps

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Jeff Jones may be a running back, but the Minneapolis Washburn standout sees the recruiting process through the eyes of a quarterback.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 52 reads 0 comments

  13. Relationships Fuel Key Recruiting Class for Jerry Kill, Minnesota Gophers

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Jerry Kill is driving again for the first time in two years, which means he's been seizure free for at least three months...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 69 reads 0 comments

  14. Jerry Kill Not Worried About Jeff Jones' Grades

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  15. University of Minnesota - National Signing Day

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  16. Minnesota Football Recruiting: Conner Krizancic Commits

    We've gone into a time vortex where Ohio is suddenly a main recruiting territory of the Minnesota staff again. Everyone is pleased by this, especially Grinnin' Glen and his trollgaze throwing shade at Tim Brewster...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 101 reads 0 comments

  17. Gophers Recruit Ragnow Chooses Arkansas

    Frank Ragnow will strap on the shoulder pads for Arkansas, not the Gophers, next season. Ragnow, a three-star offensive lineman recruit, announced his decision Friday afternoon at Chanhassen High School...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 51 reads 0 comments

  18. Peyton Manning Talks Bromance with Eric Decker: We Carpool to Football Games!

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  19. Top 10 Big Ten Wide Receivers of the BCS Era

    The Bowl Championship Series is dead. But even the harshest of BCS detractors must acknowledge that the 16-year run was arguably the best era of college football in the history of the sport...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 31 reads 0 comments

  20. Minnesota QB Philip Nelson Transferring to Rutgers

    Philip Nelson may be leaving Minnesota, but he'll be remaining in the Big Ten. CBSSports.com's Bruce Feldman reported Wednesday that the quarterback was transferring to Rutgers, one of the Big Ten's newest members...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 5 months ago 267 reads 0 comments

  21. Moeller Senior WR Isaiah Gentry Verbally Commits to Minnesota

    Moeller senior WR Isaiah Gentry verbally committed to Minnesota on Tuesday night, according to Moeller coach John Rodenberg...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 5 months ago 62 reads 0 comments

  22. Report: Gophers Land 3-Star WR Isaiah Gentry

    RT @RyanBurnsGI I can confirm that Ohio WR @Isaiah_Gentry committed to #Minnesota last night while Coach Kill was in on an in-home visit...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 5 months ago 59 reads 0 comments

  23. Super Preps: Washburn Star's Stock Rises on Football Recruiting Front

    Jeff Jones did not get an invitation to this month's Under Armour All-American Game until the ESPN organizers were scrambling to fill a roster hole because of another player's injury...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 23 reads 0 comments

  24. Philip Nelson Keen on Rutgers but Also Is Considering Kansas State

    Former Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson enjoyed his official visit to Rutgers but also is considering Kansas State, his father Pat Nelson said in an e-mail.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 75 reads 0 comments

  25. Gophers Land Coveted Receiver, Offensive Lineman

    The Gophers landed one of their most coveted targets on this year's recruiting trail Monday night, when Melvin Holland Jr., a wide receiver from Briar Woods High School in Ashburn, Va...

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