Minnesota’s Big Ten Schedule, Part One

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There’s not much left to say about the way the Gophers dominated Colorado- and there is even less┬áto say about their upcoming game with Bowling Green. ESPN’s Football Power Index gives Minnesota a 97.8% chance of beating the 1-2 Falcons. So let’s skip ahead a week and take a look at part one of Minnesota’s […] READ MORE


Treyson Potts Taking Over for the Gophers

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Potts Taking Over Saturday’s game made clear that it’ll be Treyson Potts taking over for the Gophers in the absence of Mohamed Ibrahim. Potts got his first opportunity as a starter against Miami of Ohio, and he ran with it, pun intended. The sophomore carried the ball 34 times for 178 yards and two touchdowns […] READ MORE


Gophers Come Up Just Short

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I’m guessing a lot of experts watching last night’s game were surprised to see the Gophers come up just short against Ohio State. Nobody seemed to be giving Minnesota much of a chance against the #4 Buckeyes. And yet, the two teams played an exciting game for three and a half quarters. This is the […] READ MORE


Baptism By Fire For the Gophers

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Baptism By Fire for the Gophers No early cupcakes here- it’ll be a baptism by fire for the Gophers as they open against number four Ohio State. The last time Minnesota faced a top-5 opponent to start the season was 2015 when they lost 23-17 to number two TCU. Here are three reasons that might […] READ MORE


The Golden Gophers’ 2021 Identity

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TGIF: Togetherness. Grateful. Identity. Focus. That, according to head coach P.J. Fleck, is the Golden Gophers’ 2021 identity. Speaking at Big Ten Media Day in Indianapolis, Fleck spoke primarily about his returning starters, team leaders, NIL, and the team’s academic successes. Returning Starters The Gophers only lost one player on each side of the ball […] READ MORE


Music City Bowl Preview

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Let’s hope college football provides a welcome respite for the people of Nashville after the Christmas Day events in their city. Here’s my Music City Bowl Preview: Iowa’s Offense vs. Missouri’s Defense In his first full season as the starter, sophomore quarterback Spencer Petras had an up-and-down year. He completed 57.1% of his passes for […] READ MORE


Nevada Dominates in Potato Bowl

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Earlier this week we previewed the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. We predicted that Nevada would take this one and we were correct. For the preview of the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl from earlier in the week, click here. Nevada Takes Famous Idaho Potato Bowl The 38-27 score isn’t reflective of how thoroughly Nevada dominated the […] READ MORE


Reasons For Optimism At Minnesota

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Despite appearing to take a step backward from its stellar 2019 season, there are reasons for optimism at Minnesota. Normalcy Returns? Possibly the biggest reason for optimism at Minnesota is that, with any luck, this year’s off-season should be much closer to normal. Players can have access to training facilities and staff; nobody will be […] READ MORE


2020 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Preview

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It’s time for the 2020 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl! This year’s Bowl features the Nevada Wolfpack versus the Tulane Green Wave. It’s the third consecutive year playing in a bowl game for both teams- a first for Tulane. It’s Nevada’s second year in a row playing in Boise, after coming up just short against Ohio […] READ MORE


Week 15 Midweek Musings

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As you recover from the chaos of Early Signing Day, it’s the perfect to time explore my Week 15 Midweek Musings. LSU-Florida I won’t say too much about this game, since it’s been extensively covered in the media. But I did want to mention a few things. How much worse would that fog have to […] READ MORE