How the Gophers Beat Purdue

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Minnesota eked out a big victory over the Boilermakers on Friday night, despite being down 22 players and three coaches due to COVID-19. Here’s how the Gophers beat Purdue: How the Gophers Beat Purdue Taking the Pressure Off of the Run Game While Mohamed Ibrahim scored his 11th, 12th, and 13th touchdowns of the season, […] READ MORE


Minnesota Mid-Season Report

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This article about unbeaten Minnesota is from a year ago this week. Currently, the Gophers are 1-3 at the halfway point of the shortened 2020 season. It’s amazing how much can change in twelve months! With that in mind, here is my Minnesota mid-season report: Offense Quarterback Quarterback Tanner Morgan hasn’t quite looked like himself […] READ MORE


Big Day For Mohamed Ibrahim

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It was a big day for Mohamed Ibrahim, as the Golden Gophers got into the win column due largely to his seventh, eighth, ninth, and tenth touchdowns of the year. (Keep in mind, the Big Ten teams have only played three games). The Illini had no answer for the junior running back, who carried 30 […] READ MORE


What Went Wrong For Minnesota

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What went wrong for Minnesota? In what most, myself included, expected to be a competitive game, Michigan thumped the Gophers 49-24. The problems were numerous, but these were the main ones: Health The Gophers were missing their usual placekicker, kickoff specialist, and punter, along with two starting offensive linemen. No reason was given, so the […] READ MORE


Gophers Resume Play: What to Expect

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After the longest offseason ever, the Gophers resume play at last! But with player turnover and a new offensive coordinator, what will the team look like in 2020? What to Expect When the Gophers Resume Play Quarterback Obviously, Tanner Morgan will be the starter. Cole Kramer, Jacob Clark, and Zach Annexstad are all on the […] READ MORE


Ohio State Players Opting In

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Ohio State players opting in are sending a message to the rest of college football. Now that Shaun Wade and Wyatt Davis are back in, the Buckeyes are loaded and ready to go. Ohio State has five players in Todd McShay’s top 50 draft prospects and four in the top 30. Wade and Davis only […] READ MORE


Minnesota’s Rashod Bateman Opting Out

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The news of Minnesota’s Rashod Bateman opting out of the season was not a huge surprise. Bateman, who would have been a junior, will focus on preparing for the 2021 NFL Draft. With the uncertainty surrounding the season, I imagine he will not be the last draft-eligible player to do so. A tweet from head […] READ MORE


2020 Outback Bowl Preview: Minnesota Golden Gophers

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The Minnesota Golden Gophers will face the Auburn Tigers in the 2020 Outback Bowl on New Year’s Day. Minnesota finished the season a surprising 10-2 (I had predicted 8-4), losing to Iowa and Wisconsin but upsetting then-#4 Penn State. Auburn has possibly the most respectable 9-3 record in history, with losses to #10 Florida in […] READ MORE


How Unbeaten Minnesota Got This Far

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The Gophers’ first real test of the season came on Saturday against #4 Penn State. They aced it. With three games remaining, let’s take a look back at how unbeaten Minnesota got to this point. How Unbeaten Minnesota Got This Far Offense Quarterback Tanner Morgan has seemingly improved every week. In his last five games, […] READ MORE


Takeaways From The Gophers’ 6-0 Start

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The last time Minnesota got off to this kind of start, Laurence Maroney and Marion Barber III were in the backfield. The Gophers are 6-0 for the first time in since 2003. Here’s what we’ve learned through six games: Clutchness: not a problem. Minnesota has scored late, prevented scoring late, and won in OT. The […] READ MORE