MINNEAPOLIS The Golden Gophers football team is 4-0 after non-conference play, but that doesn't mean Minnesota is without issues.
Particularly, injury issues. Gophers head coach Jerry Kill said Tuesday in his weekly press conference that senior quarterback MarQueis Gray, who missed last week's game with a high ankle sprain, likely won't play this Saturday when Minnesota opens up Big Ten play at Iowa. That means sophomore Max Shortell will get his second consecutive start, and the third of his young college career.
"MarQueis, we met with the training staff today. He's working on getting better, but I don't anticipate him playing," Kill said.
Gray wasn't the only player whose health Kill was concerned about. Sophomore left guard Tommy Olson suffered an ankle injury in Saturday's win over Syracuse and is a "big question mark" for the Iowa game, Kill said. Olson was wearing a boot on his foot Tuesday. Cornerback Martez Shabazz missed S...