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Minnesota Guard DeAndre Mathieu Jabs Richard Pitino About Youthful Appearance, Wishes Him Happy “12th Birthday”

Minnesota basketball head coach Richard Pitino turned 32 today, but it would be hard to fault for people for assuming he is younger. He certainly looks it. Apparently, one of his best players likes to joke about his looks, and got him pretty good with his birthday wish. It took him a year but he finally made a funny joke! pic.twitter.com/2iAAy5rNiQ — Richard Pitino (@MNCoachPitino...
Via College Spun
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Leidner has turf toe but practicing with Gophers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota quarterback Mitch Leidner has a turf toe injury on his left foot, leaving his availability uncertain for this week's game against San Jose State. Coach Jerry Kill said Leidner would practice Tuesday but won't play Saturday if he's not deemed 100 percent healthy. Leidner hurt his left knee in the Sept. 6 game against Middle Tennessee but played...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Golden Gophers at TCU Horned Frogs Photo Highlights

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Via Athlon Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Doctson scores twice, TCU beats Minnesota 30-7

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Receiver Josh Doctson caught two first-half touchdown receptions and TCU's defense smothered Minnesota's run-oriented attack for a 30-7 win Saturday. TCU (2-0) forced five turnovers and held Minnesota (2-1) to 99 yards rushing - 134 below its average. Doctson had a leaping grab with his right hand for a 7-yard score that increased TCU's lead to...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

TCU Horned frogs vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the TCU Horned Frogs will host the Minnesota Golden Gophers in a match-up of two undefeated teams. While neither TCU (1-0) or Minnesota (2-0) is ranked entering this one both will be wanting to showcase the best they have in hopes of getting into the top-25. Coverage of the game between TCU and Minnesota will air on Fox Sports 1 beginning at 4:00 pm ET from Amon G. Carter...
Via Tireball.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gophers DT Scott Ekpe lost for season

Gophers starting junior defensive tackle Scott Ekpe is out for the season, Minnesota coach Jerry Kill said Tuesday. Ekpe, who had his first start in Thursday's 42-20 win over Eastern Illinois, suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee after a pile up in the first quarter. "That's a major blow," Kill said. "Tough deal for Scott. Great kid...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

ICYMI: Eastern Illinois douchejuice LB Kamu Grugier-Hill punched Zac Epping in the balls

Eastern Illinois linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill punched Golden Gophers offensive lineman Zac Epping in the balls the other night. He was ejected.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Eastern Illinois Player Tees Up Golden Gophers Nut Shut

This Eastern Illinois player tees up a Minnesota Golden Gophers nut shot and was ejected.
Via Gamedayr
19 days ago  |  Discuss

The Student-Athlete: Minnesota’s Luke McAvoy

Doctor Who is a British science fiction television show that follows the adventures of the “Doctor”, a humanoid alien creature with the ability to time travel in order to protect people, principles and just about everything in-between. The program has been produced by BBC off and on since 1963, with runs through the 1980′s, mid-90′s and again from 2005-present. Doctor Who...
Via Next Impulse Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Minnesota Unveils New Gold Helmets For The 2014 Season

Minnesota unveiled new helmets today, and they’re pretty sharp. The helmets are gold with the Minnesota logo on both sides and a maroon stripe going down the center. On the stripe is the school’s slogan, “Ski-U-Mah.” While the helmets are nothing flashy, they’re still pretty nice. Check them out: With Maroon comes Gold. Check out @GopherFootball‘s newest helmets for...
Via College Spun
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Gophers offensive linemen focus on being more versatile

MINNEAPOLIS -- Former Gophers offensive lineman Ed Olson roamed the sidelines at Minnesota's practice Sunday, barely recognizable. Olson, who was listed at 309 pounds as a senior last year, has dropped about 90 pounds since his playing days ended. His hair is also a bit longer now than it was during his playing days, but the trimmed-down Olson was a testament to just how big...
Via Fox Sports North
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Ten Previews, Pt. 6: Minnesota Golden Gophers

Minnesota’s on its way up. 2014 will be the Golden Gophers’ fourth season under head coach Jerry Kill, who despite health problems took over a Minnesota squad that went 3-9 and fired its coach midseason in 2010 and posted records of 3-9, then 6-7, then most recently 8-5. Under Kill the Gophers have been multi-faceted [&hellip (Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) The post Big...
Via No Coast Bias
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Sophomores take on leadership role in Gophers' young receiver corps

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota wide receiver Drew Wolitarsky is only a sophomore, but he feels like an upperclassman. With such a young wide receiver corps, Wolitarsky and fellow sophomore Donovahn Jones are already among the elder statesmen, especially when it comes to playing experience. The duo saw plenty of action immediately, as Wolitarsky played in all 13 games and made four starts...
Via Fox Sports North
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Ten Breakdown: Minnesota Golden Gophers Full Preview

Jerry Kill has been with the Minnesota Golden Gophers for three full seasons, and the program has had an improved record every year he's been there. In 2011, Minnesota went 3-9, followed by 6-7 in 2012, and last year, the Golden Gophers broke through with an impressive 8-5 season. This mirrors Kill's three-year record at Northern Illinois when the team went from six wins...
Via Football Nation
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gophers fan pulls out sign during Kiss-Cam appearance

Minnesota Gophers 'Kiss Cam' dude uses the sign to his advantage, YouTube views.**Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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