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Can Mitch Leidner Be The Answer At QB?


A promising sophomore QB who gained valuable starting experience as a freshman is all set to lead the team to glory with only inexperienced freshmen QB behind him. You know, just like last season....

Gopher 2014 Positional Preview: Running Backs


We begin our annual "Upgrade/Downgrade" positional preview with the strongest group on the team- and yes that would be with or without a certain highly decorated, hopefully incoming Washburn recruit.

Will Kill get Gophs Past Glen Mason Territory?


Mason set the bar as perenial bowl team who never won more than five B1G games and never went to a "New Year's Day" bowl. Eight years after he was fired, can Kill get them to the next level?

Brock Vereen, DB, Minnesota 2014 NFL Draft Profile


So your team wants to draft Brock Vereen? Get in line, as this Golden Gopher is much, much more than just a Combine workout wonder.

Gopher Football 2014 Schedule Analysis


Four months from the start of the season, how do the Gopher's chances look in each of the 12 games on the 2014 schedule?

Jerry Kill 8th Best B1G coach says some Writer


A national writer published a meaningless ranking of every college football coach in Division 1. He ranked Jerry Kill way too low and because it's May, and there's nothing else to talk about,...

Gopher Football 2014 Breakout Candidates- Defense


We covered the potential offensive breakout guys last week, so this week we look at defense with a bit of a different spin.

Can the Gophs Improve in 2014 if the QB Doesn't?


The Gophers have the pieces to take anothe step forward in 2014, but it's not going to happen if the passing game doesn't take a step forward of its own.

Who is the Backup QB in 2014?


Based on all the Leidner stories in the past 24 hours we know who the starter is to begin camp. But Minnesota has played (at least) two different QB's each of the past three seasons, so the big...

Mike Sherels Promoted to Linebackers Coach


The former Gopher player and graduate assistant replaces Bill Miller, who left to take the same position at Florida State.

Replacing Hageman, Vereen & Departed Seniors on D


Minnesota had to say goodbye to just seven seniors on defense from the 2013 season, only four of whom started. The battle to fill their starting spots begins Tuesday at "Spring" Practice.

Team USA Quarter Final Preview


Former Minnesota Golden Gopher Phil Kessel is the leading scorer for a Team USA squad that should be considered the favorite for Gold. He has been the best of a forward group that gives #MURICA a...

Andre McDonald Transferring to UW-River Falls


The Gophers lose their third player in the past week to transfer, though this one is a little less surprising.

Looking Back at the Seniors and Ahead to 2014


The Gophers lose 18 seniors from the 2013 squad, yet roughly half that number contributed on the two deep of either the offense or defense. Let's thank the seniors and see who might be replacing...

2 Passing Game Issues Not Named Nelson or Leidner


Was Minnesota's quarterback play good this season? No. But there's two issues with the passing game people don't seem to talk much about, and neither of them is named Nelson or Leidner. Or Philip...

Gophs' Texas Bowl Opponent from Pac 12?


Would you be more excited about Minnesota playing in the Texas Bowl if their opponent is Mike Leach and Wazzu or Mike Reilly and Oregon State? Yeah, I thought so.

Gopher Bowl Projections- Week 14


Our last week of projections says the Gophers are likely bound for Houston. Or Jacksonville. Anything but Dallas.

Gopher Bowl Projections- Week 13


Where does everyone think we're headed?

Golden Nugz 11.27.13


Did Jerry Kill Make the Right Decision to Cancel the UNC series? Glen Mason sure thinks so.

Golden Nugz 11.25.13


Let's start the week with some Nugz, shall we? Nate Sandell of 1500ESPN says the Gophers aren't looking for any moral victories in their 10th straight loss to Wisconsin 20-7: "Physically, I...

Depth Chart/Injury Report vs Wisconsin


Who is in and who is out?

Badger Fans Better than Gopher Fans?


It's Border Battle Week which means listening to Wisconsin football fans tell us how great they are. But are they?

Gopher Bowl Projections- Week 12


The Gophers had a bye week, and yet in the eyes of "Bowl Projectionists" have actually improved their bowl standings. Last week the majority vote said it was back to the Texas Bowl in Houston. This...

Gophers vs Wisconsin Kickoff at 230pm


Kickoff time is finally announced, GameDay chooses their location, Gopher Hockey's Saturday night game vs UMD isn't on Saturday night anymore, and Gopher Football unlikely to be ranked in the AP...

Which Bowl Will the Gophers Go To?


15 different bowl projections from around the interwebs give their take on where Minnesota will go bowling. At least as of week 11.

Special Teams Key to Gopher Football Win Streak


We take a look at an often overlooked part of the Gophers success.

Golden Nugz 11.11.13


Another big weekend for Gopher Football, Hockey, and Hoops (well, except for that whole Reid Travis announcement). Can the football team be ranked in two weeks when they face Sconnie? And will...

Gophers Ranked 25th In Latest Coaches Poll


The coaches like us, they really like us!

Golden Nugz 11.8.13


Tons o' football links, Reid Travis to announce his school today (GOPHERS?!?!?), and hockey is back!

Minnesota's Bowl Chances


It's looking pretty likely that the Big Ten will have only seven bowl eligible teams, and Minnesota is one of them. How do they stack up when it comes to bowl selection?

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