1. Ex-Gopher Eric Decker Feeling Loved Again

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Before his out-of-the-blue four-touchdown breakout at Kansas City last weekend, the only starring role Eric Decker enjoyed this year was in the reality TV show about his wedding to country singer Jessie James...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 36 reads 0 comments

  2. How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Process

    It's easy to get frustrated watching the bowl selection process play out. After all, it's a process designed to reward things that are secondary to the results on the field. Things like attendance, travel history, TV ratings, and hype or buzz...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 36 reads 0 comments

  3. Several Gophers earn Big Ten honors

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Several Gophers football players were honored by the Big Ten on Monday, led by senior defensive tackle Ra'Shede Hageman.....

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  4. Improved Defense a Key to Minnesota's Success

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  5. Minnesota Head Coach Jerry Kill Gives Fiery Speech Before Michigan State Game

    It's safe to say that it's been an emotional season for the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Head coach Jerry Kill , who has dealt with seizures multiple times during his stint with Minnesota, ...

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  6. Video: Minnesota's Jerry Kill Gave a Very Cool, Emotional Pregame

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  7. Jerry Kill on Staff Continuity

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  8. Minnesota's Run Defense Surprisingly Stout Versus Potent Wisconsin

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota's defense knew what Wisconsin wanted to do on Saturday: run the ball, and run it often. It's a recipe the Badgers have followed for years, and they haven't changed it under first-year head coach Gary Andersen...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 22 reads 0 comments

  9. Excited Recruits Brighten Jerry Kill's Mood

    Jerry Kill's disheartened disposition did not last long Saturday evening. The Gophers football coach came away from a 20-7 home loss to Wisconsin wincing because three turnovers were three too many against the Badgers...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 30 reads 0 comments

  10. Gophers Get Verbal Commitment from DE Julien Kafo

    The Gophers landed a verbal commitment this weekend from Julien Kafo, a defensive end from Vanier College in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, the Star Tribune has confirmed. .....

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  11. Engel Has a Torn ACL, Likely Done for the Season

    The knee injury Gophers wide receiver Derrick Engel suffered last Sunday is a torn anterior cruciate ligament that likely spells the end of his college career, a person familiar with the injury told the Star Tribune on Friday...

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  12. WR Derrick Engel's Status Still in Doubt for Showdown with Wisconsin

    Jerry Kill and the Minnesota Gophers are two days away from their heavily hyped showdown with No. 16-ranked border rival Wisconsin...

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  13. Engel Questionable for Saturday vs. Wisconsin

    #Gophers football injury report: WR Derrick Engel (knee) questionable, OG Caleb Bak (concussion) out, QB Chris Streveler (hand) out...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 10 months ago 14 reads 0 comments

  14. Eric Murray Manning Up for Minnesota

    Any credible list of the Big Ten's best cornerbacks starts with Michigan State's Darqueze Dennard, moves on to Ohio State's Bradley Roby and then typically branches off in several directions...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 23 reads 0 comments

  15. Jerry Kill Is with His Minnesota Team, Just Not on the Sideline

    MINNEAPOLIS -- When Jerry Kill grew up in Cheney, Kan., his dad told him, "Never steal." He didn't just mean swiping a candy bar from Dewey's IGA on Main Street...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 21 reads 0 comments

  16. Nelson Shows Growth in Past Year

    Philip Nelson vividly remembers his first career start for the Gophers. “Walking into Camp Randall and basically growing up in there and seeing everything,” Nelson said, “it was a pretty surreal experience...

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

  17. Linemen Preparing to Face Gophers' 'Freakish' Ra'Shede Hageman

    When CBSSports.com put out its annual Freaks list during the offseason, Minnesota senior defensive tackle Ra'Shede Hageman came in at No. 2.....

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  18. 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...

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  19. 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.....

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

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  21. 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...

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  22. 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 10 months ago 57 reads 0 comments

  23. 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...

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  24. 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 11 months ago 33 reads 0 comments

  25. 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...

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