Minnesota Football: Mitch Leidner's Rushing Prowess Could Pay Off

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Rather than dwell on the struggles of the passing game (there will be plenty of time for that) I'm taking a moment this Friday to appreciate the joys of Mitch's running game. And to daydream for a moment about how crazy things will get if he adds a consistent passing element to his overall skillset.

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Gophers Are 1-0: HIGHLIGHTS!

Sit back and enjoy the best of last night. SKI-U-MAH!

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Gophers Are 1-0: HIGHLIGHTS!

Sit back and enjoy the best of last night. SKI-U-MAH!

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Gophers Overcome Slow Start, Dominate EIU 42-20

It was a slow start for both the Gopher offense and defense in 2014's first game.  The offense struggled to get any rhythm and the defense was on their heels for much of the first quarter....

Gophers Overcome Slow Start, Dominate EIU 42-20

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It was a slow start for both the Gopher offense and defense in 2014's first game.  The offense struggled to get any rhythm and the defense was on their heels for much of the first quarter....

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Defense Steps Up - Gophers Win 42-20

It was not the prettiest win, but in the end the Gophers were able to overpower Eastern Illinois en route to a 42-20 victory.

Defense Steps Up - Gophers Win 42-20

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It was not the prettiest win, but in the end the Gophers were able to overpower Eastern Illinois en route to a 42-20 victory.

Video of the Eastern Illinois ball-shot

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You stay classy Eastern Illinois.

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You make this place great. Help us make it an even better place for Gophers fans to hang out and talk Gophers sports!

Blocked Punt TD VIDEO!

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MAXXXX POWER PLAY VIDEO!! Halftime: Gophers 14, EIU... Nothing

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Here's your MAXXXXXX POWER PLAY of the game so far!

GameThread
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Gophers Open Season Hosting EIU - OPEN THREAD

EASTERN ILLINOIS PANTHERS Game 1 MINNESOTA GOPHERS @ Date: August 28, 2014 Location: Minneapolis, MN Time: 6:00 PM Central Stadium: TCF Bank Stadium TV: Big Ten Network Radio: KOOL 108...

Eastern Illinois Depth Chart

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Get yourself ready for the FCS players you've never seen before.

Breaking News: Gopher W. Gymnastics Coach Resigns

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What happened? A very successful Gopher Coach resigns effectively immediately.

Pickem Contest Reminder

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Get your picks in!

Gameday Thoughts: Predictions & Hopes For Tonight

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What I think we'll see tonight and what I hope we'll see tonight.

THE BIG COUNTRY/RUN

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I WOULDN'T LIVE THERE IF YOU PAID ME TO

On August 28th 1967 the Gophers Lost a Legend

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We celebrate the dawn of a new season by celebrating one of the greatest Gophers!

Week 1 College Football Schedule

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Today is a college football fan's Christmas Day! And we've got a present for you!

Gophers vs. Eastern Illinois - How To Watch/Listen

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The season is finally here! Here's how you can catch the game if you aren't at TCF Bank Stadium.

The Daily Gopher Initial 2014 Google Hangout

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Just me and a couple of the new guys.  There were some audio issues...sorry...and I hope you are able to make out what DarkKnight and Norsk were saying. There was a Canadian Whisky theme in honor...

Gaston Diedhiou's Admission Rejected by Minnesota

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Gaston Diedhiou was one of two international incoming freshman for Richard Pitino and staff.  A native of Senegal, Diedhiou is a 6-9 PF who played his high school basketball last year in the Canary...

Models and Bottles! - Eastern Illinois

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An ode to football, fortune, traditions and beer. Minnesota season predictions and new methods of inference, mixed with the tried and true. Models and Bottles, 2014 vintage. Cheers.

Eastern Illinois Preview: Gnomes, Chili, & No Fear

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The snarkiest and only gnome led preview series in the college football world returns!

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