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Gophers Facing Restraining Order Will Get Ruling Before Purdue Game

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Five Minnesota players barred by a restraining order from the team’s stadium will soon learn whether they’ll be cleared for the next home game. 190 more words


Leidner Starts At QB For Gophers Vs. Rutgers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Fifth-year senior quarterback Mitch Leidner started for Minnesota on Saturday against Rutgers after missing last week’s game with a concussion.

Conor Rhoda started last week’s win against Maryland and went 7 of 15 for 82 yards as the Golden Gophers ran for 229 yards. 92 more words


Gophers Football Adds Georgia Southern To 2019 Schedule

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota has finalized an agreement to play Georgia Southern at home during the 2019 season.

The university on Wednesday announced the addition to the schedule, which also includes a home game against South Dakota State and a road trip to Fresno State that year. 91 more words


Gophers Leidner Listed As Out Against Rutgers Saturday

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota quarterback Mitch Leidner is still working his way back from a concussion, clearing the way for former walk-on Conor Rhoda to start his second straight game when the Golden Gophers host Rutgers on Saturday. 803 more words

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Gophers QB Leidner On Concussion Protocol, Out Against Maryland

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota has ruled out quarterback Mitch Leidner for Saturday’s game at Maryland because of a concussion.

The depth chart for the week released by the team on Tuesday listed junior Conor Rhoda as the starter and sophomore Demry Croft as the backup. 444 more words


Hennepin County Declines Charges Against Gopher Football Players

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Four University of Minnesota football players suspended for a violation of team rules last month won’t face criminal charges, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office said Monday. 141 more words


Gophers Emmitt Carpenter Earns Big Ten Football Honor

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — University of Minnesota kicker Emmitt Carpenter was one of the bright spots for the Gophers despite an overtime loss on Saturday at Penn State. 124 more words