Nov 6, 2013
Cobb closing in on rare season
David Cobb never forgot what former Gophers and NFL running back Marion Barber III told him when he visited practice last season.
Reusse blog: Gophers back to running the ball with gusto
Patrick Reusse has been covering sports in the Twin Cities since 1968. He has been a Star Tribune sports columnist since 1988.
Gophers football: Ground attack bruises New Mexico State 44-21
When the Gophers paid off North Carolina in order to play a non-BCS opponent, the assumption was that the new opponent would have no chance to match up physically.
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Minnesota Football: UNLV Postgame Snap Thoughts
The Gophers win their first ever season opener at TCF Bank Stadium in about the closest rout you've laid eyes upon.
Gophers football: Donnell Kirkwood has 1,000-yard season in sight
Last year, Donnell Kirkwood came within 74 yards of becoming the University of Minnesota's first 1,000-yard rusher since 2006.