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Minnesota and Rutgers to meet in football for 1st time

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) After opening the Big Ten season on a two-game skid, Minnesota found a way to right itself with a backup quarterback. Rutgers is hoping for similar results this week. Coach Chris Ash has elevated Gio Rescigno to starter for the remainder of the season, hoping that his solid play in the second half against Illinois last week can help the Scarlet Knights (2-5, 0...
Via Associated Press
October 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Smith's two TDs lead Gophers past Maryland 31-10

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Rodney Smith ran for 144 yards and two touchdowns, Conor Rhoda threw for a score in his first career start and Minnesota defeated error-prone Maryland 31-10 Saturday.Combining a strong defensive performance with a low-risk offensive game plan, the Golden Gophers (4-2, 1-2) built a 14-0 lead at halftime and coasted to the finish.Smith's 70-yard touchdown run with...
Via Associated Press
October 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Smith runs for 2 TDs as Minnesota beats Maryland 31-10

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) Rodney Smith ran for 144 yards and two touchdowns, Conor Rhoda threw for a score in his first career start and Minnesota defeated error-prone Maryland 31-10 Saturday. Combining a strong defensive performance with a low-risk offensive game plan, the Golden Gophers (4-2, 1-2) built a 14-0 lead at halftime and coasted to the finish. Smith's 70-yard touchdown...
Via Associated Press
October 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Mitch Leidner out versus Maryland Terrapins, Conor Rhoda to start

Minnesota Golden Gophers senior quarterback Mitch Leidner is listed as out for Saturday’s game versus the Maryland Terrapins. Redshirt junior quarterback Conor Rhoda will start in his place. Leidner is now subject to the NCAA’s concussion protocol. "He's on concussion protocol. Whenever he gets through that, he'll be cleared to play." Claeys, on Mitch Leidner's status. —...
Via EndZoneScore
October 11, 2016

Gophers QB Leidner ruled out; Rhoda listed as starter

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota has ruled out quarterback Mitch Leidner for Saturday's game against Maryland.The depth chart for the week released by the team on Tuesday listed junior Conor Rhoda as the starter and sophomore Demry Croft as the backup."[Rhoda] likes to sling the rock. We'll tape our fingers this week," Gophers receiver Drew Wolitarsky said. "I see a lot of similarities between...
Via Associated Press
October 11, 2016  |  Discuss
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