Playing rooks can be rough, but standouts abound in Big Ten

Football 11/15/18, 16:37

With 58 freshmen, Minnesota leads the FBS with 51.7 percent of players on the roster in their first year of eligibility.Nine of them are starters, including seven on offense, to make this season for the Gophers all about growth. While losing five of their first six Big Ten games, outscored ...

Morgan, Minnesota top Indiana 38-31 on late 67-yard TD pass

Football 10/26/18, 23:58

Tanner Morgan passed for 302 yards and three touchdowns in his first career start, including the tiebreaking 67-yard scoring toss to Rashod Bateman with 1:34 remaining that gave Minnesota a 38-31 victory on a rainy Friday night after Indiana rallied with 22 straight fourth-quarter points.Morgan, a redshirt freshman who replaced ...

Gophers’ Annexstad treated at hospital for midsection injury

Football 10/20/18, 21:23

Minnesota quarterback Zack Annexstad was treated and released from a Lincoln hospital after getting injured in the first half of the Gophers' game against Nebraska on Saturday.Coach P.J. Fleck said Annexstad sustained an "internal injury in his midsection" late in the first half and was "coughing a lot." A Minnesota ...

Huskers beat Minnesota 53-28 for 1st win under Scott Frost

Football 10/20/18, 19:52

Nebraska built a four-touchdown lead in the first half and survived some nervous moments in the second before pulling away to beat Minnesota 53-28 on Saturday, giving Scott Frost his long-awaited first win as Cornhuskers coach and ending a program-record 10-game losing streak.A week after squandering a late 10-point lead ...

Some starters returning to banged-up Ohio State defense

Football 10/15/18, 15:07

No. 2 Ohio State expects to get back a couple of starters on a banged-up defense that has shown a weakness for giving up big plays all season.Despite their 30-14 victory over Minnesota on Saturday, the Buckeyes — who moved up a spot in the AP Top 25 — looked ...

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