Posted November 02, 2012 on
In Part Two of GoBlueWolverine's weekly football preview, Sam Webb and Kyle Bogenschutz turn their attention to the defense. Michigan gave up 23 points to Nebraska last week in a game that saw the D wear down a little towards the end... and Minnesota will look to attack the Wolverines with freshman quarterback Philip Nelson.

Nelson hoping to start a Gophers revival

MINNEAPOLIS Philip Nelson likely could have had plenty offers from colleges across the country, but he shut down the recruiting process early by committing to stay in state and play for the University of Minnesota.The former Mankato West star quarterback loved the approach new Gophers coach Jerry Kill brought to campus. From the day he took the job prior to last season, Kill preached...

Missed opportunities plague Gophers in loss

MINNEAPOLIS For a moment, it looked as if Minnesota might have a chance to upset the visiting Michigan Wolverines at TCF Bank Stadium. But backup quarterback Devin Gardner, filling in for the injured Denard Robinson, gained momentum as the game went on and led Michigan to a 35-13 win over the Gophers to help the Wolverines maintain possession of the Little Brown Jug. Here are five...

Gophers get poor grades in Michigan loss

MINNEAPOLIS Saturday's 35-13 loss to visiting Michigan dropped the University of Minnesota football team to 5-4 on the season and 1-4 in the Big Ten. Despite an early 7-0 lead, the Gophers failed to hold onto that momentum and were outscored 35-6 the rest of the way. Here are Minnesota's grades for Saturday's loss at TCF Bank Stadium.Running offense: C Minnesota'...

Sam-n-Kyle Minny Preview, Part 3 (video)

In Part Three of GoBlueWolverine's weekly football preview, Sam Webb and Kyle Bogenschutz discuss the match-up with Minnesota, what to look for offensively, and how the defense plans to attack the Golden Gophers freshman signal caller Philip Nelson.
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