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Minnesote Gopher Football Injury Update: Mitch Leidner To Play? The Nugz Is Unsure.

All the best of today's links.

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No fancy introduction. Here are your Nugz for today.


Fuller says Mitch is going to play, per Coach Kill. Meanwhile, Joe Christensen says that Chris Streveler is ready to go and ready to throw for Saturday's game.

WCCO has a fun little video on experiencing the tailgating scene at a Gopher game. Come for the human interest piece. Stay for the off key rendition of the Rouser.

It might be hot in Texas. Grant Donald at the Minnesota Daily has a story on Minnesota's preparations to stay hydrated.


Recruiting news. In case you missed it Amelia Rayno had a conversation with Jarvis Johnson about his official visit.

As mentioned on the blog, Louisville could become a home and home. Marcus Fuller has a longer conversation with Coach Pitino. I'm personally intrigued by Bakary Konate's potential, and am particularly excited by the possibility of "BIG MAN 3s."


Rachel Timmerman at the Minnesota Daily discusses the Volleyball team's decision to participate in four tournaments to prepare for the conference season.

The Gophers will host the Diet Coke Classic this weekend. If you haven't been reading Norsk_Gopher's volleyball previews, you should be.

Cross Country

Aidan Coleman of the Minnesota Daily profiles junior Aaron Bartnik. Bartnik will be a crucial piece for the Cross Country team.


Ben Gotz at the Minnesota Daily profiles senior captain Kayla Thyken. Thyken, who has dealt with injuries in her career, is considered an excellent leader that sets a positive example for the team due to her high work rate.