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Vikings Sign Former Gophers WR Isaac Fruechte

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (WCCO) — The Minnesota Vikings announced Monday they’ve signed undrafted rookie free agent wide receiver Isaac Fruechte.

Fruechte was with the University of Minnesota for the last three seasons after transferring from Rochester Community and Technical College. 76 more words

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4 Gophers taken in NFL Draft

Four Minnesota Gopher standouts are headed to the NFL, after being chosen in the league’s annual draft this weekend.

Tight end Maxx Williams was taken in the second round Friday by the Baltimore Ravens, and three others were picked in the later rounds on Saturday. 193 more words

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Fmr. Gopher QB Philip Nelson To Play At South Alabama

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A former Gopher quarterback is heading back to school and back to the football field.

Philip Nelson transferred to Rutgers after the 2013 season, but they kicked him off the team following a fight in Mankato that left former Mankato linebacker  80 more words

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Gopher Football To Have 4 Night Games In 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The University of Minnesota announced Thursday that the Gophers football team will have four night games in the 2015 season that will be nationally televised. 171 more words

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Gopher Linebacker Hopes To Hear Name At NFL Draft

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The NFL draft is two weeks away, and one Gopher is hoping to hear his name.

Middle linebacker Damien Wilson flourished this season, and now he’s training and preparing for a shot at the big time. 325 more words

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Once A Gophers Quarterback, Adam Weber Returns As Coach

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Gophers added a veteran quarterback before spring practice, kind of. Adam Weber has returned as a graduate assistant, ready to make a new name in his football career as a coach. 351 more words

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Cobb Hoping Big Senior Season Turns Into NFL Opportunity

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — David Cobb set a single-season rushing record with the University of Minnesota football team last season, one that helped turn the Gopher program around. 394 more words

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