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  • joined Sep 06, 2008
  • last login Apr 21, 2014
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Football Lands 3-Star Recruit

I missed this, so perhaps others did as well. Looks like the Gophers landed a 3-star WR from the state of Florida. He has offers from a bevy of MAC schools as well as Purdue, Cincinnati, and Iowa State. Apparently, he decommitted from Cincinnati earlier in the year. The guy isn't big, at 5'10" and 175 lbs. At that size, I wouldn't be surprised if he is converted to CB

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Daily Gopher meet-up Southern Cal style

So who else is going to witness the Kill Era in person?  Doesn't that just have a nice ring to it?  The Kill Era?   I propose that we get a bunch of people together in LA reclaim what is rightfully...

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What UCF teaches us about South Dakota

GN Note: I moved to front page to at least get USD on our radar. Here is their box score from Saturday. Not sure if anyone noticed, but our next opponent was in action against another FBS team...

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Texas to the Big 10?

The Big 10 announced earlier this week that it will explore ideas for expansion.  It is pretty widely known that the Big 10 has always had a crush on Notre Dame, and for good reason.  However, we...

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Portland Pilots Preview

If you were out celebrating Thanksgiving and/or the Gophers triumph over Butler, you probably assumed our next opponent would be UCLA.  That assumption was vanquished by the Portland Pilots in...

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12th Big 10 team

I think most of us would like to add Notre Dame if the conference was going to expand to 12, but we all know that Notre Dame will never join a conference as long as they have their own TV contract....

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Start Wearing Purple

This is what it comes to during a bye week.   I have long thought that the Vikings should use this as their theme song (not to displace the Skol Vikings fight song, as this is most definitely not...

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Good Story on Dan Monson

Here is a good story on our former basketball coach.  I don't think he gets enough credit for what he did for the program.  He came into virtually a no-win situation and made us a competitive team...

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Wisconsin

Is this, or is this not the week where we open up the Big 10 at home...against Wisconsin, no less?  I ask because the participation has been more lackluster than any other time this season.  Why...

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A Possible Itinerary for In and Out of Towners Alike

My picks are always the best.  I will not argue about any of these places.  There are other good places, but I think these are the best of the lot that are close enough to the U and downtown. I...

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All Metrodome Team

First, if this post was already done by someone, I apologize.  I've been rather AWOL lately due to some life changes (all good ones) and haven't had much time to read or post things. Secondly, I...

Gophers Baseball Cracks Top 25 After Taking A Pair From TCU

Weekend recap of Gophers and TCU baseball series. The Gophers are now nationally ranked after taking two of three games.

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Fear the Gopher!!!

Yes, our mascot, Goldy, is awesome.  Remember the movie Caddyshack? Sorry, got to root for the Gophers.  U of M undergrad, starting at the McCombs School though this fall for my MBA.  At least if...

Golden Gophers vs Northwestern Wildcats Preview

A quick look at the keys to the Golden Gophers and Wildcats first round date in the Big 10 tournament.

Golden Nuggets 03.12.2009

A mixed bag of thoughts, musings, and links for fans of the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers.

Golden Nuggets 03.05.2009

Daily news and links for Golden Gophers fans.

Evaluating the Gophers Hoops Possibilities

A look at the Minnesota Golden Gophers' remaining opponents and current projections for the NCAA tournament.

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Gophers and College Basketball RPI

(promoted to front by PJS. A well done diary/fanpost). I am writing this about college basketball, but let me first elaborate on my opinion of such tools by talking about college football and how...

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Latest Bracketology

(Bumped to the front page by PJS, because I was going to write the same thing, and now I don't have to!) According to Joe Lunardi over at the world wide leader, the Golden Gophers men's basketball...

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Former Gopher Greg White

Former Gopher defensive end who has had a pretty good couple of years in the NFL since finally getting a chance last year has legally changed his name to Stylez G. White.  The name change is a...

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Insider Information

One of my friends lives in Louisville, KY.  This past weekend he was taking an airplane tour of the city on one of those really small planes.  While on the runway, he noticed a jet that was parked...

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Cornell vs Gophers game thread

Unofficially.  Let's start it here.  I need 75 words or something, right?  Gophers and Cornell.  Gophers and Cornell.  Gophers and Cornell.  Gophers and Cornell.  Gophers and Cornell.  Gophers and...

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Gophers Leading the Way

According to Adam Rittenberg's blog over at the four letter, Minnesota leads the way in academic all conference football players with 26 (tied with Ohio State and Northwestern).  Last place is...

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Why the Gophers are CLEARLY SUPERIOR to iowa

There is a big reason why I did not capitalize iowa. Minnesota's athletic program: women’s cross country two time defending big ten champs men’s cross county ranked #14; iowa not ranked b...

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Daily Gopher Live?

So the Gophers football team has an off week.  At least we have the void filled somewhat with a real Gophers hockey game against our redheaded stepchild rival (apologies redheads...

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Gophers - Hoosiers Debrief

I can already feel a certain Star Tribune writer's spin on the Gophers victory Saturday afternoon. No, the Gophers did not play as well as they could have.  But what would you rather have; a well...

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Should Liriano Start Tonight?

The way the rotation is set up, I think I would start Liriano tonight. Think about it like this: Liriano can go tonight on three days rest or against the Royals fully rested.  If he goes fully...

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Grading the Rodents' Non-Conference Games

(promoted by PJS) As we head into Big 11 play, here is my take on the non-conference games so far. Gopers 31 Northern Illinois 27 The Gophers started off the game well and generally played...

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