A.J. Barker leaves Minnesota

Updated: November 19, 2012, 10:57 AM ET
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com

Minnesota wide receiver A.J. Barker says he's quitting the team and will transfer because of alleged mistreatment by head coach Jerry Kill and the team's training staff in the wake of an ankle injury Barker suffered last month.

Barker, who leads the Gophers with 30 catches for 577 yards and seven touchdowns, wrote on his Twitter page Sunday afternoon: "Well, its official. I am done playing football for the University of Minnesota and I will be looking to transfer next season for my final ...

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