Found March 12, 2014 on Fox Sports North:
MINNEAPOLIS -- When the 2013 football season started, the Gophers were hoping wide receivers Derrick Engel and Isaac Fruechte would emerge as go-to targets for quarterback Philip Nelson. One year later, the landscape of Minnesota's aerial attack has completely changed. Engel graduated after suffering a torn ACL during his senior year. Fruechte will be a redshirt senior in 2014, but his production dropped off in the second half of 2013 as the Caledonia, Minn., native failed to find the end zone. Oh, and Nelson is now playing at Rutgers after transferring this offseason. With spring ball underway, Minnesota is hoping its new-look passing game can take flight in head coach Jerry Kill's fourth season. In for Nelson is redshirt sophomore Mitch Leidner. Two of his top targets? Drew Wolitarsky and Donovahn Jones, a pair of receivers who emerged as true freshman last year and are poised to follow up with strong sophomore campaigns. That's a lot of youth in the passing game for t...
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