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Gophers Suffer Homecoming Loss to Northwestern 21-13

The Gopher football team lost 21-13 Saturday afternoon on Homecoming to Northwestern. The Gophers had numerous chances in the final 5 minutes but Max Shortell's attempts at the end zone on 3rd and 4th and goal with just over 2 mintes left failed. Shortell started the game but was replaced by Marquis Gray in the 2nd quarter. Gray played until the end of the 3rd quarter when he aggravated his ankle injury.

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Iowa Routs Gophers 31-13

The Gophers lost their Big Ten football opener 31-13 Saturday afternoon in Iowa City. Minnesota trailed 24-0 at halftime and never threatened to make it a game. Iowa outgained Minnesota 374 to 299 and the Gophers committed 4 turnovers compared to 0 for Iowa. Max Shortell threw for 197 yards and 2 touchdowns with 3 interceptions and he was the leading Gopher rusher with 46 yards.

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Gray Ruled Out For Gophers Saturday

Gopher starting quarterback Marquis Gray has been ruled out by the Gophers for Saturday's game at home against Syracuse because of a high ankle sprain to his left ankle. Sophomore Max Shortell will get the start at quarterback with Gray out. Gopher head coach Jerry Kill says there isn't a quarterback controversy with Shortell and Gray and that freshman Philip Nelson will be the backup to Shortell this Saturday.

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Gopher Football Routs New Hampshire

The Gopher football team improved to 2-0 after routing New Hampshire 44-7 Saturday afternoon. Marquis Gray threw for 100 yards and 2 touchdowns and ran for 109 yards and 2 touchdowns for the Gophers. Donnell Kirkwood ran for 70 yards and 1 touchdown for the Gophers. Isaac Fruechte led the Gophers with 2 catches for 53 yards and a touchdown.

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Gopher Football Wins Season Opener In 3 Overtimes

The Gopher Football team won their season opener 30-27 in 3 overtimes at UNLV Thursday night. Jordan Wettstein made a 32-yard field goal in the 3rd overtime to win the game. Marquis Gray threw for 269 yards and 2 touchdowns and ran for 68 yards. Gray missed on some possible touchdown passes earlier in the game and threw for 1 interception that set up UNLV's first field goal.

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Gophers Open Season at UNLV Tonight

The Gopher football team begins the 2012 season at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas at 10pm (CT) tonight, pregame on AM 1390-the Fan at 9:00. Minnesota was 3-9 in 2011 under, then first year head coach Jerry Kill. Kill has increased his win total in his 2nd year at each location his been at in his coaching career. Senior Marquis Gray will get the start at quarterback.

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Gophers’ Tinsley Died Of Enlarged Heart

The Henepin County medical examiner's office says University of Minnesota linebacker Gary Tinsley died of an enlarged heart. He was found dead in his campus apartment on April 6. The medical examiner on Wednesday ruled the 22-year old's death natural.

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Gopher Football Expect To Sign 21 Today

The Gopher football team expects to sign 21 players to National Letters of Intent today on College Football National Signing day. Among the 21 players, 17 are considered 3-star recruits according to rivals.com. The Gophers are already signed 8 players including 3-star quarterback Philip Nelson from Mankato West.

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Badgers Pound Gophers 42-13

The 18th ranked Wisconsin Badgers beat the Gophers 42-13 at TCF Bank Stadium Saturday afternoon. Wisconsin keeps control of the traveling trophy "Paul Bunyan's Axe". Wisconsin led 28-6 at halftime and cruised in the 2nd half. Marqueis Gray was held in check throwing for just 51 yards and rushing for 68 yards. Minnesota scored its two touchdowns on a 96 yard kickoff return by Duane Bennett and a 5-yard fake field goal run by kicker Jordan Wettstein.

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Gopher Football Beats Iowa

The Gopher football team won their first Big Ten game this season 22-21 over Iowa Saturday afternoon at TCF Bank Stadium. Minnesota came from down 21-10 in the 4th quarter to sneak by the visiting Hawkeyes. The Gophers win the traveling trophy with Iowa (Floyd of Rosedale) for a 2nd straight year. Marqueis Gray ran for the go-ahead touchdown with 2:48 left. He threw for 193 yards and 1 touchdown and ran for 62 yards and another score. Duane Bennett ran for 101 yards and a touchdown for Minnesota.

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