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September 29, 2019 - 6:20 am
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - Minnesota quarterback Tanner Morgan played as close to perfect as he could Saturday. His receivers were spot on, too. Morgan completed his first 14 throws, finished with 396 yards and four touchdowns, both career highs, and made enough plays over the final four minutes...
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Gopher football coach PJ Fleck is happy
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September 15, 2019 - 9:33 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — This University of Minnesota football team has made falling behind in the fourth quarter a troubling habit. The Gophers have also managed to turn those deficits into quite the stockpile of resiliency. Tyler Johnson caught three touchdown passes from Tanner Morgan, including the...
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August 30, 2019 - 5:27 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Don't tell coach P.J. Fleck that the Gophers' narrow win against FCS South Dakota State on Thursday wasn't good enough. The Big Ten Gophers were double-digit favorites for the season's first game against their neighbors from the southwest, who nearly beat Minnesota in 2009, long...
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Fleck gets one-year extension
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December 14, 2018 - 9:45 am
The University of Minnesota Board of Regent Friday approved a one-year contract extension for football coach PJ Fleck. The move would put the second-year coach under contract with the Gophers through the 2023 season. Fleck's orginal five-year contract agreed to in January 2017 amounted to $18...
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Gopher football coach PJ Fleck is happy
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December 03, 2018 - 5:28 am
Gopher football coach P.J. Fleck showed his usual enthusiasm when his team's postseason destination was announced. "It's incredible news, we're so excited," said Fleck after finding out the Gophers will play Georgia Tech in the Quick Lane Bowl. Playing the day after Christmas in Detroit's Ford...
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PJ Fleck checks the scoreboard
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November 23, 2018 - 8:38 am
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - If given the chance to deliver an inspirational talk to teammates this week, Wisconsin offensive lineman Beau Benzschawel would keep it short and get right to the point. The exact two-word phrase is best left said in the privacy of the locker room, though it might go along the...
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Row the boat
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November 16, 2018 - 5:28 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - With a spot in the Big Ten championship game secured, Northwestern has entered a strange pressure-free stretch of this already memorable season. No matter what happens for the 24th-ranked Wildcats in the next two games, at Minnesota and against Illinois, they'll represent the...
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Gophers defense strong in win over Purdue
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November 11, 2018 - 6:19 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota's maligned defense held Purdue to season-lows in yards and points, and Seth Green had a touchdown rushing and passing for the Gophers in a 41-10 win against the Boilermakers in the cold and snow on Saturday. Redshirt freshman Mohamed Ibrahim ran for 156 yards for...
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PJ Fleck has seen enough of his defense
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November 04, 2018 - 7:30 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota defensive coordinator Robb Smith has been fired, with the Gophers allowing an average of more than 43 points per game in Big Ten play. Coach P.J. Fleck made the announcement Sunday night. He named defensive line coach Joe Rossi the interim defensive coordinator. Fleck...
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Gophers pull one out
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October 27, 2018 - 6:57 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Tanner Morgan was undeterred by the rough fourth quarter for Minnesota that featured 22 straight points by Indiana to tie the game. If losing the quarterback competition in fall camp didn't faze him, this tight situation wasn't going to. Morgan passed for 302 yards and three...
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