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Backup QB Max Shortell to leave Minnesota

Minnesota backup quarterback Max Shortell has decided to transfer to another school following freshman Philip Nelson's takeover of the position. Coach Jerry Kill said Tuesday that he respects the Kansas native's choice and ''will help him in any way'' he can. Shortell started two games last season when MarQueis Gray was injured. He threw three touchdown...
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December 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Max Shortell to Transfer

MINNEAPOLIS - On Tuesday, the University of Minnesota and Jerry Kill announced that sophomore quarterback Max Shortell would be transferring from the school and program before next season.
December 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Gophers quarterback Shortell to transfer

MINNEAPOLIS The University of Minnesota football team announced Tuesday that quarterback Max Shortell will transfer next season. Shortell, a sophomore from Shawnee Mission, Kan., was behind MarQueis Gray on the depth chart last year as a freshman and now behind true freshman Philip Nelson. "Max is an outstanding young man, and I respect and understand his decision to transfer...
Via Fox Sports North
December 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Kill defends Shortell, he's in 'tough situation'

MINNEAPOLIS With the University of Minnesota football team in the midst of its bye week, Gophers head coach Jerry Kill didn't hold his usual weekly press conference Tuesday. But Kill did address the media during the Big Ten coaches teleconference. On the call, Kill was asked plenty about sophomore quarterback Max Shortell, who made his second start of the year last Saturday...
Via Fox Sports North
October 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Shortell stands tall for Gophers in victory

MINNEAPOLIS With each win, the confidence grows for the University of Minnesota football team. The Golden Gophers are now 4-0 after taking care of their latest opponent, the Syracuse Orange, by a 17-10 final at TCF Bank Stadium. Minnesota played its only home night game of the season, and the Gophers shined under the bright lights. Minnesota now enters Big Ten play against Iowa...
Via Fox Sports North
September 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Shortell takes the reins at Minnesota

Ryan Nassib and the Syracuse offense are focused on getting off to a better start. Minnesota quarterback Max Shortell is just excited to be starting at all. Shortell will take the reins Saturday against the Orange after starter MarQueis Gray suffered a high ankle sprain last week against Western Michigan. Shortell played well in relief of Gray and he says he feels much more comfortable...
Via Fox Sports
September 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Shortell, Gophers may have to win a shootout

MINNEAPOLIS The University of Minnesota football team will play its only night home game of the season when it faces Syracuse at 7 p.m. Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers enter the game with a 3-0 record following a win last weekend against Western Michigan. The Orange, meanwhile, come to Dinkytown on the heels of their first win of the year, a 28-17 victory over Stony Brook...
Via Fox Sports North
September 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Shortell has confidence for successful start

MINNEAPOLIS The Gophers football team didn't list it on this week's depth chart, but all signs point to sophomore Max Shortell taking the snaps as Minnesota's starting quarterback on Saturday against Syracuse. Shortell entered last weekend's game against Western Michigan when starting quarterback MarQueis Gray went down with a high ankle sprain. No timetable has...
Via Fox Sports North
September 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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