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Rare hype surrounds Wisconsin-Minnesota game

One of the nation's longest-running rivalries hasn't been a real rivalry for quite a while. Wisconsin has beaten Minnesota nine straight times, keeping Paul Bunyan's Axe in Madison for what seems like an eternity to Golden Gophers fans. The Badgers have dominated for nearly a decade, racking up 39.1 points per game during the streak to Minnesota's 15.2. The Gophers...
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Minnesota coach Kill to remain in booth against Wisconsin on Saturday

Minnesota coach Jerry Kill walked into the room for his weekly news conference and saw a larger-than-normal media throng gathered to listen to his remarks. ''Crowd's getting bigger,'' Kill said with a smile. ''Must be something going on this weekend.'' Only the biggest game in Kill's three years on campus. And Kill isn't about to mess...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Kill to remain in booth against Wisconsin

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Sports Writer Minnesota coach Jerry Kill walked into the room for his weekly news conference and saw a larger-than-normal media throng gathered to listen to his remarks. ''Crowd's getting bigger,'' Kill said with a smile. ''Must be something going on this weekend.'' Only the biggest game in Kill'...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Little experience to be found in the Gophers' wideouts

MINNEAPOLIS -- Wide receivers Isaac Fruechte and Derrick Engel both grew up in Minnesota and eventually wound up playing for the hometown Golden Gophers. Their paths to Dinkytown were unconventional, but they followed a similar arc. A native of Caledonia, a tiny town in the far southeastern corner of the state, Fruechte spent his first year after high school playing football at...
Via Fox Sports North
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Little experience to be found in the Gophers' wideouts

MINNEAPOLIS -- Wide receivers Isaac Fruechte and Derrick Engel both grew up in Minnesota and eventually wound up playing for the hometown Golden Gophers. Their paths to Dinkytown were unconventional, but they followed a similar arc. A native of Caledonia, a tiny town in the far southeastern corner of the state, Fruechte spent his first year after high school playing football at...
Via Fox Sports North
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Engel, Fruechte aim to lead Gophers' offense

MINNEAPOLIS When A.J. Barker infamously left the Gophers football team during the season last year, there was a question as to who would step up at wide receiver for Minnesota. After all, Barker led all Gophers receivers in seemingly every important category. Derrick Engel and Isaac Fruechte hope to provide a few aanswers. The wide receiver duo finished second and third, respectively...
Via Fox Sports North
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Engel, Fruechte aim to lead Gophers' offense

MINNEAPOLIS When A.J. Barker infamously left the Gophers football team during the season last year, there was a question as to who would step up at wide receiver for Minnesota. After all, Barker led all Gophers receivers in seemingly every important category. Derrick Engel and Isaac Fruechte hope to provide a few aanswers. The wide receiver duo finished second and third, respectively...
Via Fox Sports North
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas Tech 34, Minnesota 31: Gophers grasp defeat from the jaws of victory

No two ways around this one, if you're a Big Ten fan you're rooting for all the teams in bowl season and our first chance came last night as Minnesota took on Texas Tech in the Meineke Car Care Texas Bowl (even us Wisco fans have been known to cheer for the Gophs this time of year.... shhh). You could argue it's going to be hard for any Big Ten team to top this one,...
Via The B1g Time
December 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Gophers turn back Illinois to secure sixth win

With a 17-3 win over the Illinois Fighting Illini, the Minnesota Golden Gophers are bowl eligible. Saturday's win in Champaign improved the Gophers' record to 6-4 overall and 2-4 in the Big Ten while Illinois dropped to 2-8 and 0-6 in conference play. Here are five things we learned from Saturday's low-scoring contest.1. The Gophers are going bowling.For the first time...
Via Fox Sports North
November 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Gophers turn back Illinois to secure sixth win

With a 17-3 win over the Illinois Fighting Illini, the Minnesota Golden Gophers are bowl eligible. Saturday's win in Champaign improved the Gophers' record to 6-4 overall and 2-4 in the Big Ten while Illinois dropped to 2-8 and 0-6 in conference play. Here are five things we learned from Saturday's low-scoring contest.1. The Gophers are going bowling.For the first time...
Via Fox Sports North
November 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Gophers must move past loss to top Illini

MINNEAPOLIS Just three games remain in the 2012 regular season for the University of Minnesota football team. After earning their first Big Ten win against Purdue two weekends ago, the Gophers followed it up with a one-sided loss to the Michigan Wolverines at TCF Bank Stadium. Minnesota now has two remaining road games on the schedule, and it starts this Saturday when the Gophers...
Via Fox Sports North
November 08, 2012  |  Discuss

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