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Pitino, Gophers land commitment from 3-star guard

After missing out on some home state talent, the Minnesota Gophers men’s basketball team was looking for some good news. And they got some on Wednesday. 179 more words


Pro Football Focus: Mitch Leidner top-ranked QB in the Big Ten

The Mitch Leidner bandwagon just keeps on rolling. The Gophers quarterback and Lakeville native was getting a lot of national media attention before the season even started about being one of the top quarterbacks in next year’s NFL Draft. 259 more words


NFL Tight End, Fmr. Gopher Writes Novel About Memory Loss

MINNEPAOLIS (WCCO) – At 34-years-old, former NFL Super Bowl champion and Minnesota Gopher Ben Utecht suffers from memory loss.

The football player has suffered five concussions while playing with the Indianapolis Colts and Cincinnati Bengals. 56 more words

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Gopher Fans Wear #11ForJacob

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It has been an emotional week for Minnesotans who have followed Jacob Wetterling’s disappearance.

The 27-year-old mystery came to an end last Friday, when authorities… 392 more words


Ex-Gophers QB Philip Nelson impresses during East Carolina debut

Former Minnesota Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson has re-emerged in college football after two seasons away from it.

No he wasn’t wearing the Maroon and Gold of the Gophers last week, it wasn’t even in Minnesota, but Nelson returned to the field leading East Carolina to a 52-7 victory over Western Carolina. 358 more words


Gophers Top Oregon In Home Opener With 30 – 23 Win

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tracy Claeys was a defensive coordinator for 15 years at four different schools before taking over as head coach at Minnesota, so he knows a thing or two about making adjustments to the game plan on the fly. 729 more words