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2015 Schedule
6-7, 5th in Big Ten - West
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Gophers have thin nonconference slate

Minnesota's three opponents are considered no better than average: Oregon State, Indiana State and Colorado State. And there's good news for new coach Tracy Claeys' travel budget: All three will be home games. 10 easiest nonconference skeds (Insider)

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Another QB to watch for Dallas fans?

Cowboys fans might want to keep an eye on Minnesota's Mitch Leidner this season. Todd McShay has the QB penciled in as Dallas' first-round pick in his first mock for next spring. Way-too-early 2017 mock draft (Insider)

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2dTom VanHaaren

ESPN 300: Where the Big Ten stands

After signing a top-five class in 2016, Ohio State has take the lead in the Big Ten with the 2017 class.


Highlights: De'Vondre Campbell

The Falcons nabbed the former Golden Gopher with the 115th overall pick. Check out some of Campbell's best highlights.

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Big Ten Spring Game schedule

Northwestern and Minnesota will play their spring games on Saturday, and the following two weekends will be filled with the return of more Big Ten football action.

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Simple slate for Big Ten teams

Among all Power 5 schools, the ones with the easiest 2016 schedules, according to the Football Power Index, all have one thing in common: All five are members of the Big Ten.

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30dBrian Bennett

Remember me? Big Ten player comebacks to watch

Michigan State LB Ed Davis is one of many Big Ten players who were sidelined for the entire 2015 season and are looking to make an impact in 2016.

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Gophers' AD search to use firm, 16-person panel

University of Minnesota president Eric Kaler has assembled a mix of faculty members, current and ex-Gophers athletes, business leaders and a head coach to search for an athletic director.

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59dJesse Temple

State of the program: Minnesota Gophers

Head coach Tracy Claeys made changes to the staff on offense, hoping to coax more production from a unit led by veteran QB Mitch Leidner.

Happy Leap Day from college football's best leapers (0:55)
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72dMitch Sherman

Kill turns down role, parts ways with Minnesota

Former Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill said Wednesday he turned down an opportunity to remain with the university, instead wanting to focus on working in athletics.

Not quite the worst jobs in football (1:05)