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Draft Zone Spotlight: John Rabe, TE/H-Back, University of Minnesota

Draft Zone Spotlight: John Rabe, TE/H-Back, University of Minnesota Even though the position is becoming extinct in the NFL the H-Back is a very hard position t fill, and there are very good players in the NFL that still play the role. One players is James Casey of the Houston Texans.  Rabe is similar to Casey, he can catch the ball well out the backfield and is a very good blocker...
Via NFL Draft Zone
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Gophers shave heads for a good cause

MINNEAPOLIS It's just hair. That was the motto uttered Monday on the University of Minnesota campus, as over 100 student-athletes and coaches shaved their heads to raise money and awareness for pediatric cancer research. The idea for the event came from Gophers walk-on wide receiver Connor Cosgrove, who is currently dealing with leukemia. As Cosgrove endured his chemotherapy...
Via Fox Sports North
October 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Gophers shave heads for a good cause

MINNEAPOLIS It's just hair. That was the motto uttered Monday on the University of Minnesota campus, as over 100 student-athletes and coaches shaved their heads to raise money and awareness for pediatric cancer research. The idea for the event came from Gophers walk-on wide receiver Connor Cosgrove, who is currently dealing with leukemia. As Cosgrove endured his chemotherapy...
Via Fox Sports North
October 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Gophers primed for rivalry game against Iowa

MINNEAPOLIS With each win head coach Jerry Kill and the Gophers pile up, the buzz in Minnesota continues to grow. Now that the Gophers are 4-0, there have been talks about a possible bowl game, something that hasn't happened at Minnesota since 2009. But by the same token, the Gophers' 4-0 record must be taken with a grain of salt. Those four wins came against nonconference...
Via Fox Sports North
September 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Gophers primed for rivalry game against Iowa

MINNEAPOLIS With each win head coach Jerry Kill and the Gophers pile up, the buzz in Minnesota continues to grow. Now that the Gophers are 4-0, there have been talks about a possible bowl game, something that hasn't happened at Minnesota since 2009. But by the same token, the Gophers' 4-0 record must be taken with a grain of salt. Those four wins came against nonconference...
Via Fox Sports North
September 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Excitement building around 4-0 Gophers

MINNEAPOLIS Quick. Name one of the three undefeated Big Ten football teams. Unless you live in the state of Minnesota, the Golden Gophers probably weren't the first team that came to mind. But here they are, a perfect 4-0, along with Ohio State and Northwestern the only Big Ten teams to escape nonconference play unscathed. For second-year Gophers coach Jerry Kill, it's...
Via Fox Sports North
September 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Excitement building around 4-0 Gophers

MINNEAPOLIS Quick. Name one of the three undefeated Big Ten football teams. Unless you live in the state of Minnesota, the Golden Gophers probably weren't the first team that came to mind. But here they are, a perfect 4-0, along with Ohio State and Northwestern the only Big Ten teams to escape nonconference play unscathed. For second-year Gophers coach Jerry Kill, it's...
Via Fox Sports North
September 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Minnesota in good shape heading into Big Ten play

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer Minnesota is proud of this 4-0 start - the first for this long-struggling program since 2008. But the Golden Gophers haven't been celebrating, despite the infusion of confidence that has been injected into the team. Wins over UNLV, New Hampshire, Western Michigan and Syracuse, for all the signs of improvement shown during...
Via Fox Sports
September 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Gophers reaping rewards from Kill's coaching

MINNEAPOLIS The University of Minnesota football team had an easy time with visiting New Hampshire on Saturday, routing the Wildcats by a 44-7 final. So for the second week in a row, the Gophers earned passing grades in all facets of the game as they improved to 2-0 for the first time since 2009. Here's a look at the grades from Saturday's home opener. Running offense:...
Via Fox Sports North
September 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Gophers reaping rewards from Kill's coaching

MINNEAPOLIS The University of Minnesota football team had an easy time with visiting New Hampshire on Saturday, routing the Wildcats by a 44-7 final. So for the second week in a row, the Gophers earned passing grades in all facets of the game as they improved to 2-0 for the first time since 2009. Here's a look at the grades from Saturday's home opener. Running offense:...
Via Fox Sports North
September 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Gophers' Gray takes step forward in rout

MINNEAPOLIS After Minnesota's season-opening win over UNLV last Thursday, Gophers senior quarterback MarQueis Gray was beating himself up over numerous overthrown passes. He knew he and the Gophers' offense left plenty of points on the field.Those overthrows didn't happen Saturday against New Hampshire. In fact, Gray wasn't asked to throw much at all he finished...
Via Fox Sports North
September 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Gophers' Gray takes step forward in rout

MINNEAPOLIS After Minnesota's season-opening win over UNLV last Thursday, Gophers senior quarterback MarQueis Gray was beating himself up over numerous overthrown passes. He knew he and the Gophers' offense left plenty of points on the field.Those overthrows didn't happen Saturday against New Hampshire. In fact, Gray wasn't asked to throw much at all he finished...
Via Fox Sports North
September 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Minnesota 44, New Hampshire 7

MarQueis Gray threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more by halftime, and Minnesota finally enjoyed an easy victory over an FCS-level opponent by beating New Hampshire 44-7 on Saturday, the most points in a game by the Gophers in five years. Gray passed only eight times but completed six for 100 yards and scores to Isaac Fruechte and John Rabe. Gray also gained 109 yards on 17...
Via Fox Sports
September 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Minnesota QB looks to rebound from rough opener

(Updates. With AP Photos.) By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Sports Writer The passes that didn't sail 10 feet over a wide-open receiver's head fluttered and wobbled out of MarQueis Gray's hand like he was a nervous freshman making his first collegiate start. On a Minnesota offense full of fresh-faced youngsters, the senior quarterback looked shakier than any of them in the season...
Via AP on Fox
September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Big Ten Numbers Game: Digging Through the Week 1 Boxes

The Big Ten Conference opened the 2012 season with a bang winning two tight games on Thursday (Minnesota in three overtimes) and Friday (Michigan State) night.  Saturday was more of a mixed bag for one of the top conferences in college football.  Here are some of the key numbers and top performers from the Big Ten in Week 1.The Numbers Game6 - Number of career receptions for Minnesota...
Via Football Nation
September 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Gophers' Gray has yet to take a step forward

LAS VEGAS It took four quarters plus three overtimes, but the University of Minnesota football team escaped its season opener against UNLV with a victory, as the Gophers topped the Rebels 30-27 at Sam Boyd Stadium. For a while, Thursday's game appeared in doubt for Gophers second-year coach Jerry Kill. Minnesota trailed 10-7 after three quarters before forcing overtime in the...
Via Fox Sports North
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Gophers' Gray has yet to take a step forward

LAS VEGAS It took four quarters plus three overtimes, but the University of Minnesota football team escaped its season opener against UNLV with a victory, as the Gophers topped the Rebels 30-27 at Sam Boyd Stadium. For a while, Thursday's game appeared in doubt for Gophers second-year coach Jerry Kill. Minnesota trailed 10-7 after three quarters before forcing overtime in the...
Via Fox Sports North
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Minnesota Gophers Overcome Sloppy Play to Steal Overtime Thriller

The Minnesota Golden Gophers football team started the 2012 season the same way it finished the 2011 season, defeating the UNLV Rebels 30-27 in three overtime periods.  Both teams struggled with turnovers and early season mental errors through the contest, but the Gophers found a way to give second-year head coach Jerry Kill his first road victory with the team in six chances.On...
Via Football Nation
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Gophers win wild one in the desert

MarQueis Gray threw two touchdown passes to John Rabe in overtime, and Jordan Wettstein hit a 32-yard field goal in the third extra session to lift Minnesota over UNLV 30-27 Thursday night in the season opener for both teams. Wettstein's field goal was set up by Derrick Wells' second interception against redshirt freshman quarterback Nick Sherry. In the second overtime,...
Via Fox Sports
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Plenty of work left for Gophers after victory

LAS VEGAS They say a win is a win, no matter how ugly. The truth of the matter is that Thursdays win for the University of Minnesota football team was indeed ugly. This was a game that the Gophers were expected to win. The Las Vegas oddsmakers just a short drive from Sam Boyd Stadium pegged Minnesota as the favorites by nearly 10 points. And for a struggling Big Ten program believing...
Via Fox Sports North
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Plenty of work left for Gophers after victory

LAS VEGAS They say a win is a win, no matter how ugly. The truth of the matter is that Thursdays win for the University of Minnesota football team was indeed ugly. This was a game that the Gophers were expected to win. The Las Vegas oddsmakers just a short drive from Sam Boyd Stadium pegged Minnesota as the favorites by nearly 10 points. And for a struggling Big Ten program believing...
Via Fox Sports North
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Minnesota Defeats UNLV 30-27 in 3 OT

LAS VEGAS — MarQueis Gray threw two touchdown passes to John Rabe in overtime, and Jordan Wettstein hit a 32-yard field goal in the third extra session to lift Minnesota over UNLV 30-27 Thursday night in the season opener for both teams.
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August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Minnesota defeats UNLV in 3 OT

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- MarQueis Gray threw two touchdown passes to John Rabe in overtime, and Jordan Wettstein hit a 32-yard field goal in the third extra session to lift Minnesota over UNLV 30-27 Thursday night in the season opener for both teams. Wettstein's field goal was set up by Derrick Wells' second interception against redshirt freshman quarterback Nick Sherry. In the...
Via Fox Sports North
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Minnesota 30, UNLV 27, OT

MarQueis Gray threw two touchdown passes to John Rabe in overtime, and Jordan Wettstein hit a 32-yard field goal in the third extra session to lift Minnesota over UNLV 30-27 Thursday night in the season opener for both teams. Wettstein's field goal was set up by Derrick Wells' second interception against redshirt freshman quarterback Nick Sherry. In the second overtime,...
Via Fox Sports
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Gophers' defense showing great strides

MINNEAPOLIS -- The University of Minnesota football team finished its 2011 season on a high note, beating visiting Illinois by a 27-7 final. It brought coach Jerry Kill's first season to an end, as the Gophers finished 3-9 in his first year. And they did so with passing grades in every aspect of the game, something that didn't happen often this year. Here's a look at...
Via Fox Sports North
November 27, 2011  |  Discuss

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