Minnesota Rumors & News

  • Minnesota uses running game to defeat Colorado State

    The Sports Xchange "Rodney Smith fueled Minnesota's power running game rushing for two touchdowns and 99 yards in the Gophers' 31-24 win over Colorado State on Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. The Gophers rushed for a total of 243 yards and four touchdowns, quarterback Mitch Leidner completed 16 of..." September 24

  • 4 Minnesota Gophers football players reportedly investigated in criminal sexual conduct case

    Land of 10 "Four University of Minnesota football players are reportedly under police investigation for a possible connection to an alleged criminal sexual conduct case involving a 22-year-old woman. The allegation, reported Sept. 3, was found in a police-aided records search, the St. Paul Pioneer Press..." September 13

  • Minnesota, Leidner shred Indiana State

    The Sports Xchange "Senior quarterback Mitch Leidner equaled his career high of four touchdowns passes as Minnesota rolled to a 58-28 victory over Indiana State on Saturday in non-conference play at Minneapolis. Leidner completed 20 of 30 passes for 295 yards for the Golden Gophers (2-0), who accumulated 593..." September 10

  • Minnesota beats Oregon State to open season

    The Sports Xchange "Running back Rodney Smith rushed for 124 yards, leading Minnesota to a 30-23 victory over visiting Oregon State in a season opener Thursday night at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. Quarterback Mitch Leidner completed just 13 of 26 passes for 131 yards, but he rushed for 76 yards and..." September 02

  • Ex-Minnesota coach Jerry Kill joins Kansas State, just not as a coach

    CBS Sports "It didn't take long for former Minnesota coach Jerry Kill to get back into college football. It just won't be in the same role. Kill, who retired from coaching late last October over medical concerns stemming from his epilepsy, has joined Kansas State as the program's associate athletics director..." May 17

  • Syracuse loses AD to Minnesota after less than a year on the job

    CBS Sports "Minnesota announced on Wednesday morning that it would be hiring Mark Coyle as its new athletic director. The decision comes less than a year after Coyle accepted the same position at Syracuse. According to an announcement from Syracuse, Coyle made the decision to leave for Minnesota for..." May 11

  • Minnesota's Chris Streveler to seek graduate transfer

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Chris Streveler, who couldn’t find much playing time with the Gophers after switching from quarterback to receiver last season, said Friday he has been granted the opportunity to transfer away from the University of Minnesota. Streveler, who just finished his redshirt sophomore season, is set..." April 16