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Kill Stays Mum On Gophers Quarterback

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Gophers coach Jerry Kill opened uncertainty at quarterback when he pulled junior Mitch Leidner in the second half of last week’s 27-0 loss at Northwestern. 391 more words


8 Silver Linings To An Awful Weekend In Minnesota Sports

It was shaping up to be a big weekend on the Minnesota sports scene. The Gophers, after an interesting 3-1 stretch in non-conference play, hit the road to face a top-20 squad in Northwestern to open Big Ten Conference play. 1,184 more words


Gophers offense sputters in 27-0 Big Ten opener loss to Northwestern

The Gophers couldn’t get much again on offense as they lost their Big Ten opener 27-0 to Northwestern Saturday in Evanston.

Minnesota got only 173 yards on offense and turned the ball over twice, according to the Associated Press. 285 more words


Minnesota Struggles In 27-0 Loss To No. 16 Northwestern

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — One drive after another, Minnesota did everything it could to break Northwestern’s defense.

At every turn, the Wildcats shut down the Golden Gophers. 503 more words


Late TD Drive Lifts Minnesota Over Ohio 27-24

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mitch Leidner spent a week listening to calls for his benching and criticisms of Minnesota’s anemic offense in the wake of an ugly 10-7 win over Kent State. 638 more words


After Squeaking By Kent State, Minnesota Hosts Ohio

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota coach Jerry Kill says he had to put on his psychologist’s hat this week after his team’s previous game against Kent State. 109 more words


Big Ten Teams Use Last Nonconference Games To Clean Up Acts

(AP) — The last Saturday in September will be the last chance for Big Ten teams to work out their kinks before conference play begins. 590 more words