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Check out the Minnesota Golden Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson rip off a 48-yard touchdown run early against the UNLV Rebels.

Gophers QB Philip Nelson struggles passing, but runs for 2 TDs

MINNEAPOLIS -- This is Philip Nelson's team. The Gophers made that clear all fall leading up to Thursday's opener against UNLV. So what can be taken away from Nelson's first start of his sophomore year? The results were certainly mixed for the quarterback from Mankato. Minnesota didn't need Nelson to do too much with his arm, which was probably a good thing given...

GIF: Minnesota’s Philip Nelson Takes Quarterback Keeper 48 Yards For A Touchdown

The Minnesota Golden Gophers didn’t schedule themselves a cupcake to open the college football season, taking on the UNLV Rebels. But on one particular play in the second quarter, you wouldn’t know otherwise, as Minnesota QB Philip Nelson took a beautifully designed quarterback keeper 48 yards for a touchdown. For most of the play, there wasn’t anybody even close to the signal...

Gophers need strong, efficient effort from QB Philip Nelson

MINNEAPOLIS -- In coach Jerry Kill's third year at his previous schools, the programs took a big step in the right direction. Will the same thing happen in Kill's third year at the University of Minnesota? Time will tell, but the 2013 campaign begins Thursday when the Gophers open the season with a home game against the UNLV Rebels at TCF Bank Stadium. Minnesota is looking...

Jerry Kill, Gophers create ‘Get Out of ____ Free’ cards for home opener (pics)

As a resident of the fine State of Minnesota, I have witnessed firsthand the difficult task presented to third-year Minnesota Golden Gophers head football coach Jerry Kill of rebuilding a program that hasn’t been very good in a long time but was only made worse during the debacle of a tenure of previous coach Tim […]The post Jerry Kill, Gophers create ‘Get Out of ____ Free’...

Gophers report card: Good start but work left to do

MINNEAPOLIS -- For the first half of Thursday's season opener, it looked as if the Gophers might not receive many passing grades as they led lowly UNLV by just three points at halftime. But Minnesota exploded for 35 second-half points to rout the visiting Rebels and earn solid grades all across the board. Here's a look at the report card for the Gophers' 51-23 victory...

Photo: Minnesota's Jerry Kill writes excuse note for fans to miss work

If you're a fan of the Minnesota Golden Gophers football team, and you're looking for an excuse to leave work early on Thursday to catch the team's season opener, head coach Jerry Kill has the solution!The Gophers are set to play host to the UNLV Runnin' Rebels Thursday night beginning at 6:00 PM and Coach Kill wants to ensure that everyone who wishes to tailgate...

Jerry Kill Writes Note Excusing Minnesota Fans From Work Early to Tailgate For Team’s Opener Against UNLV (Photo)

Fans around the country are gearing up for the first weekend of college football, and Minnesota football fans even got a little help from their head coach to prepare for the opening game. Head Coach Jerry Kill crafted a letter that fans can print out and present to their boss excusing them from work early on Thursday. The Golden Gophers take on UNLV at 6 p.m. Thursday, and Kill...

Video: The Minnesota Gophers Celebrate The Win Over UNLV In The Locker Room

Week one is a new beginning for every college football team in the country. Unfortunately, for half of those teams, dreams of that perfect season get wiped away immediately. Just being able to hold on to that dream another week is a big deal, and it’s worth celebrating. The Minnesota Golden Gophers opened the year with a dominating 51-23 win last night over UNLV — here’s how...

Minnesota Golden Gophers football preview 2013: Best case, worst case, prediction

In our Minnesota Golden Gophers football preview, we break down the best case and worst case scenarios for 2013, as well as predictions for the upcoming season.

Jerry Kill writes hooky note to bosses of Minnesota fans for missing work

Minnesota Golden Gophers coach Jerry Kill has released "Get out of work early" hooky notes so fans can tailgate the season opener against UNLV nice and early.

Video: Watch Minnesota’s Class Of 2017 Form A Giant “M” At TCF Bank Stadium

Earlier this week, we showed you a video of over 4,000 Ohio State students joining together to create the world’s largest Block “O” in history. Today, Minnesota followed suit, as the Class of 2017 took to TCF Bank Stadium to create a giant Minnesota “M”. Check it out: Those same students will be back in full force tonight as the Golden Gophers kick off their season against...
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