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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


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


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


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


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


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