Most difficult player for Gophers to replace: David Cobb

The Minnesota Golden Gophers had multiple players to choose from when selecting their most difficult player to replace which is absolutely a testament to the program that Jerry Kill has built.Maxx Williams would have been a fine selection here after the Baltimore Ravens made him a second round selection, however the steady production of David Cobb will be very difficult to replace...
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May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Titans select RB David Cobb in fifth round

With their fifth round pick, 138th overall, the Titans selected running back David Cobb out of Minnesota. Cobb was a very productive back for the Golden Gophers. He’s a big back, almost 230 pounds, so competition for Shonn Greene and Antonio Andrews in that role in the committee with Bishop Sankey. He only ran a 4.81 at the Combine, but that was with an injury. He’s not a speed...
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Football: Competing in the Big 10

Minnesota Football is clearly a program on the rise. Following their first back-to-back 8 win seasons in almost a decade, the Golden Gophers will surely be heading into 2015 with something to prove. Head coach Jerry Kill, who’s already improved the program dramatically, believes his team is in position to be even more successful next season. Though Minnesota Football is indeed...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Football: Continuing Success in 2015

Over the last two seasons, Minnesota Football has taken some great strides toward improving their program and becoming competitive in the Big 10 conference. Following a four year stretch in which the team posted losing record, it’s safe to say that the improvement in the previous two seasons shows a lot of promise for the Golden Gophers. Under the direction of Jerry Kill...
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April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Minnesota Golden Gophers RB Rodrick Williams Jr. Makes Impressive Touchdown Run in Spring Game

Last season David Cobb did a heck of a job running the ball for the Minnesota Golden Gophers. With him gone and likely headed to the NFL someone is going to need to step up to become the new workhorse.With this touchdown run on the first drive of the Minnesota spring game Rodrick Williams Jr. certainly made a solid claim to the job.ICYMI: This was a powerful and impressive @GopherFootball...
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April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Football: Notable NFL Prospects

The University of Minnesota is not necessarily known for producing elite players in the NFL; this year, however, Maxx Williams (TE) and David Cobb (RB) have emerged as players who are ready to make the transition to the NFL. While neither one is projected to be a dominant player in the league, joining a system that suits their skill-sets could put them in a position to succeed...
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April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Despite heavy workload, Gophers' Cobb continues to produce

MINNEAPOLIS -- After the Minnesota Golden Gophers secured a win over rival Michigan late last month, they had a chance to revel in the victory for a week without having to prepare for a new opponent right away. This past Saturday's bye week came at a good time for that. It also was good timing for running back David Cobb, arguably the Gophers' offensive MVP through five games this...
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Cobb carries Minnesota past Middle Tennessee 35-24

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- David Cobb had 29 carries for two touchdowns and a career-high 220 yards, the most for the program in nine years, and Minnesota outlasted Middle Tennessee for a 35-24 victory on Saturday. Donnell Kirkwood also had a first-quarter touchdown run for the Golden Gophers (2-0), who rushed for 284 yards. Reggie Whatley scored twice for the Blue Raiders (1-1) while rushing...
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September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Football: Grading the season

The season has been over for a few weeks and after a lot of analysis I would give the season a B-. Many factors go into this grade, here are the most important ones: 1. .500 conference record The Gophers were projected to be at the bottom of the Big 10 this season record wise and this was quite the shock. Beating a team like Nebraska certainly gives this conference record for the...
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January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

B1G Bowl Pickem: Minnesota Golden Gophers Look To Cap Off Breakout Season

Big Ten bowl season kicks off tonight with the Texas Bowl. The Minnesota Golden Gophers will take on the Syracuse Orange in what should be one of the more exciting games so far during the bowl season. Let’s see how some of our writers see it shaking out; including what player could have the biggest impact on the game. Dane Marvin Jerry Kill’s Gophers do not back down from a fight...
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December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

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