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Gophers Aiming To Pull Upset Of Unbeaten Wisconsin

The University of Minnesota football team hosts Wisconsin Saturday, needing a victory over the No. 5-ranked Badgers to earn bow eligibility. The Badgers are seeking their 15th straight victory, an undefeated regular season and consideration for the College Football Playoff. 338 more words

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Gophers Hope To Send Seniors Off With Bowl Game, Axe

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota’s final regular season game will be at home against undefeated Wisconsin, the annual opportunity to send off the departing seniors.

There’s added incentive for the Gophers of a monumental upset, too, as heavy underdogs in the latest edition of a rivalry that’s been lopsided for two-plus decades. 511 more words

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Gophers Croft, Smith Earn Big Ten Football Weekly Awards

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The University of Minnesota football team pounded Nebraska 54-21 on Saturday, and Demry Croft and Rodney Smith had a lot to do with it. 115 more words

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Fleck Says Gophers OL Greene Will 'Pay The Price' For Ejection

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota offensive tackle Donnell Greene is facing discipline from Gophers coach P.J. Fleck that will carry over to Saturday’s game against Nebraska after the junior starter swung and hit a Michigan player last week. 227 more words

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Michigan Coach: QB Peters Likely To Start Against Minnesota

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Quarterback Brandon Peters flourished in his first extended chance to play for Michigan. It might have earned him another chance to show what he can do. 449 more words

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Photo Gallery: Gophers edge Illini for first Big 10 win

Minnesota got by Illinois on Saturday 24-17 at TCF Bank Stadium to earn their first Big Ten win of the season. The Gophers are now 1-and-3 in the Big Ten and 4-and-3 overall. 8 more words

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Fleck Mum On Gophers Starting QB Ahead Of Illinois

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota’s quarterback situation is again unclear, with the Gophers starting the second half of the season still seeking their first Big Ten win under first-year coach P.J. 501 more words

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