Found November 23, 2012 on
Double Coverage Football:
If you don't know who AJ Barker is, congratulations. You've successfully avoided the most obnoxious story in the college football landscape for an entire week and might actually still have faith in our generation. I envy you. If you're still curious, here's the deal:
AJ Barker, the leading receiver at Minnesota, quit the team on Sunday via Twitter (manly) after citing a Thursday afternoon disagreement between he and head coach Jerry Kill over whether Barker was healthy enough to play after an ankle injury. Kill thought Barker was healthy enough to go on the ankle, and accused him of mishandling his treatment of the injury. Barker thought he wasn't ready to play yet and accused Kill of rushing him back. I don't know how bad Barker's ankle was, but considering Kill coaches through freaking SEIZURES I think he's qualified to call a kid out on his toughness.
AJ Barker doesn't.
He took to Tumblr to write a 4,000 word blog post listing every ...
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The fourth-ranked Minnesota hockey squad held off Vermont, 3-1, Saturday to finish off a weekend sweep of the host Catamounts.
Minnesota fired 33 total shots on goal Saturday night, and jumped to a 2-0 advantage after an A.J. Michaelson score at the 3:59 mark of the second period. Vermont drew to within one early in the third period, off a goal from Jacob Fallon, before Minnesota...
MINNEAPOLIS University of Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill was not on the sideline for the second half of the Gophers' game Saturday against Michigan State. The school said that he was unlikely to return to the game but did not have any other updates on his condition during the second half.
The Gophers went on to lose, 26-10.
Kill, 51, has a history of seizures. He suffered...
MINNEAPOLIS For the past two seasons, Minnesotas last regular-season game meant the last game of the year, period, for the Gophers. Thats not the case this year, though, as Minnesota is bowl eligible and will still have one more game to play after this Saturdays finale against Michigan State. This game holds plenty of significance for the 5-6 Spartans, who have lost two straight...
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Andre Hollins had a lot to deal with as he and his Minnesota teammate prepared to face Memphis in the Battle 4 Atlantis. His grandmother died last weekend. And across the court from him Friday were a lot people he knows well — he was one of the Memphis high school players who got away.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Andre Hollins stood outside the Minnesota locker room, playing with the strings on his backpack and smiling one of those once-in-a-lifetime smiles. A day after he scored 41 points, Hollins made three free throws with 0.4 seconds to play to give the Golden Gophers a 66-63 victory against Stanford on Saturday in the fifth-place game of the Battle 4 Atlantis.