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Minnesota Golden Gophers Football News, Notes, Links, and Video: Golden Nugz 8/20/14

Our big news to start the day is a story that doesn't even involve the Gophers. Go figure.

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Here's your breathless coverage of the Braxton Miller injury!  ESPN cannot help themselves!  This is the biggest news in Ohio since LeBron.

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Braxton Miller injury upends entire Big Ten - ESPN

And then there's this:

Emergency plan: Ohio State Buckeyes' backup QBs - ESPN

Wait, there's more:

No stopping fluke injury to Ohio State Buckeyes QB Braxton Miller - ESPN

And this:

Miller's injury hurts the Big Ten, too - Big Ten Blog - ESPN

And this:

Ohio State Buckeyes QB Braxton Miller news already impacts playoff - ESPN

Aaaaaaand it's over.

Don't count the Big Ten out of the College Football Playoff just yet - ESPN

Just kidding.  It's over for real now.

Football Reigns Supreme in August

Minnesota Gophers kicker Ryan Santoso is 'Big Man' with big leg | FOX Sports

Gophers kicker Ryan Santoso explains why redshirt year helped him | Star Tribune

Minnesota Gophers' Theiren Cockran plans to take game to another level in 2014 | FOX Sports

Gophers football: Theiren Cockran in a rush to make his presence felt again -

Gophers football: Offensive line depth takes a hit with Ben Lauer injury -

Gophers update: Pirsig practices full-speed, but Lauer still slowed | Gridiron Gold |

On radio, Kill says Legania has moved to O-line, gives injury updates for Pirsig, Lauer, etc. | Gridiron Gold |

Update: Stelter, Lingen among true freshmen expected to play; linebacker depth a concern | Gridiron Gold |

Gophers have another game-changing tight end in Maxx Williams -

So far, Vikings' arrival at University of Minnesota brings more anticipation than anxiety | Star Tribune

Beyond the Empire: Mountain West Connection drops in to talk three B1G-MWC matchups - Off Tackle Empire

Big Ten Rundown: Parks and Rec Minor Characters Edition - Off Tackle Empire

Streveler ready to prove he can throw along with run | Northwest Herald

Ex-Gophers lineman Caleb Bak tackles hacking -

Gophers have another game-changing tight end in Maxx Williams -

And oh no... The strib is going to get in on the action... Ohio State can win without Miller | Star Tribune

Kill sees similarities between Eastern Illinois and NDSU football teams | Star Tribune

Claeys molding a strong defense for Gophers football | Star Tribune

Mitch Leidner can't wait to start Gophers season | Star Tribune


Gophers basketball summer Live Chat with Amelia Rayno at noon Tuesday

Gophers basketball: JC transfer Carlos Morris could help replace Austin Hollins, teammates say - Gophers Now

Gophers basketball: DeAndre Mathieu, Andre Hollins helped by summer workouts -

Gophers basketball: JC transfer Carlos Morris could help replace Austin Hollins, teammates say - Gophers Now


Ex-Gopher Kelly Roysland to coach Macalester women -

NHL concussion lawsuits consolidated in Minnesota -

Gophers gymnastics star seeks further success on pommel horse | Star Tribune

Maryland announces life-time scholarship guarantee for student-athletes - Testudo Times

Here's the #4 "top play" from Gophers hockey (as supplied by It's Sam Warning's Hat Trick on Hockey Day Minnesota! A hatty should never look this easy.

Special thanks to GoAUpher for supplying this link.  He clearly recognizes that i have hit the end of my ice-bucket-challenge rope, and I appreciate his recognition of my disgruntled nature.  With that, I hereby announce the official end of the ALS Icebucket Challenge.  It's over!  Great job everyone!  There's no need to continue tweeting these videos!  On to the next meme. A Compilation Of People F***ing Up The Ice Bucket Challenge

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