Found July 31, 2013 on Fox Sports North:
This is the eleventh in a series of 11 previews leading up to the Minnesota football team's Aug. 1 start of practice. TODAY'S POSITION: COACHES Rating (1-to-10 scale): 6.5 Head coach: Jerry Kill (third year), 9-16 overall record Coordinators: Matt Limegrover, offense, (third year), Tracy Claeys, defense, (third year) Position coaches: Bill Miller, linebackers (third year); Brian Anderson, running backs (third year); Jeff Phelps, defensive line (third year); Pat Poore, wide receivers (third season); Rob Reeves, tight ends (third season); Jay Sawvel, defensive backsspecial teams (third season); Jim Zebrowski, quarterbacks (third season) From the top down: Historically speaking, the third year has been the charm for Jerry Kill at each of his previous stops along the way. While coaching Southern Illinois, Kill's teams went from 1-10 in 2001 to 4-8 in 2002 to 10-2 and a berth in the FCS playoffs in year three in 2003. A similar trend occurred with Kill and his Northern ...

Gophers release full non-conference schedule

The Minnesota Golden Gophers announced their 13-game nonconference men's basketball schedule Tuesday. Minnesota opens the season against Lehigh at Williams Arena on Fri., Nov. 8. The Gophers play four of their first five games at "The Barn" before heading to the Maui Invitational, which begins Nov. 25. After Lehigh, which went 21-10 last season, the Gophers will host...

Minnesota is unsettled at most special teams spots

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When Minnesota took Philip Nelson's redshirt off at midseason, Gophers fans howled about the potential waste of a year of eligibility for a well-regarded recruit. The upside to his earlier-than-expected experience is the extra confidence he can take into his sophomore year. Despite being the only quarterback on the roster who has taken a college snap, Nelson won't be without...
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