The Golden Gophers haven't had a two-headed monster in the backfield since Marian Barber III and Laurence Maroney were tearing apart the opposing defense. Minnesota doesn't have a backfield that good this year, but Duane Bennett and Donnell Kirkwood compliment each other well.
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82-year-old Independence man dies in golf cart accident
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Gophers down to two healthy RB's
The over-matched Gophers are down to two running backs -- Duane Bennett and Donnell Kirkwood. Hamstring injuries are expected to keep David Cobbs and Devin Wright out against Nebraska. Lamonte Edwards could see action at linebacker and running back if he's needed.
Gophers' Kirkwood injures hamstring
Gophers' sophomore running back Donnell Kirkwood re-injured a hamstring on the first day of spring practice, and it will keep him out at least a few weeks. Head coach Jerry Kill said he hopes Kirkwood will be able to take part in individual drills before spring practices end.
St. Paul Ice Cross track comes together
Scaffolding surrounds the St. Paul Cathedral as the track takes shape for the Ice Cross Downhill race. World class skaters from around the world are coming to the capital city for the world championship series. The 651 Facebook page has a photo series of the construction.
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