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2018 Schedule
3-0, 2nd in Big Ten - West
Minnesota pads lead with 7-yard TD pass before half (0:28)
Miami (OH) RB trips over QB for safety (0:49)
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10dAdam Rittenberg

Minnesota RB Smith (knee) out rest of season

Running back Rodney Smith, who injured his knee Saturday against Fresno State, will miss the rest of the Golden Gophers' season. Coach P.J. Fleck said Minnesota will apply for a sixth year of eligibility for Smith.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Minnesota confirms starting running back Rodney Smith will miss the rest of the season after sustaining a knee injury Saturday against Fresno State. Coach P.J. Fleck said in a statement that the team will apply for a sixth year of eligibility for Smith after the season. The Athletic first reported the severity of the injury. Smith has started 32 games for the Gophers.


Winfield's late pick helps Minnesota beat Fresno St. 21-14

Seth Green ran for two short touchdowns, including the game-winning 3-yard score late in the fourth quarter, and Antione Winfield Jr. sealed the game with an interception off a trick play in the end zone as Minnesota held off Fresno State 21-14 on...

Minnesota DB saves the day with INT in final seconds (1:12)
Minnesota WR uses legs to deliver go-ahead TD (0:32)
Fresno State takes the lead on 45-yard score (0:40)
Fresno State cuts into lead with TD pass (0:34)
Minnesota scores on direct snap (0:28)
Minnesota DB jumps in front for INT (0:51)
Golden Gopher WR Johnson breaks free for 33-yard catch and run (0:29)
Minnesota's Winfield goes Beast Mode for 76-yard punt return TD (1:10)
Minnesota converts again on Wildcat TD (0:34)

Campus Conversation: Week 0, Starting QBs, Conference Supremacy

Ivan Maisel, Matt Schick & Heather Dinich recap Week 0 (2:15), discuss another apology by Urban Meyer (5:46), weigh in on the trend of true freshmen starting at QB (11:37), debate conference supremacy (18:42) and more. Plus, Walk-Ons (26:02) and Extra Points (32:13).

UAA Communications
30dTom VanHaaren

Best of walk-on scholarship reveals

Every fall camp is another chance for a walk-on to earn a scholarship, and we never get tired of seeing it happen.

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31dKyle Bonagura

Gophers tab freshman walk-on as starting QB

Minnesota will open the season with true freshman walk-on Zack Annexstad as its starting quarterback, coach P.J. Fleck announced Monday.

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104dMyron Medcalf

Minnesota sued for $45M by suspended players

Nine of 10 Minnesota football players who were suspended in 2016 following a sexual assault investigation are suing the university for $45 million in damages, claiming racial and gender discrimination.


Reports: Minnesota QB transferring back to JC

After struggling during spring practice with Minnesota, quarterback Vic Viramontes has decided to transfer back to Riverside Community College, according to multiple reports. Viramontes is expected to switch positions at Riverside.

Team Stats

Passing Yards193.095th
Rushing Yards181.7Tied-65th
Points For31.7Tied-72nd
Points Against9.07th

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