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Kill returns, Gophers stop RedHawks 29-23

Coach Jerry Kill was back on the job, and this time his Gophers came away with a victory.
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Coach Jerry Kill was back on the job, and this time his Gophers came away with a victory.

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University of Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill checked out of Mayo Clinic Wednesday and was back in the Twin Cities in time for the Gophers' afternoon practice. Kill checked himself into Mayo Sunday after suffering another seizure. His coaches fully expect him to be on the sidelines Saturday in Michigan when the Gophers play the Wolverines.

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Athletics director Joel Maturi tells the Pioneer Press Kill was upfront about his health history when the Gophers hired him earlier this year. The coach is currently in stable condition at Mayo Clinic in Rochester after admitting himself over the weekend.

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Jerry Kill back at Gophers' practice

Gophers head coach Jerry Kill was released from the hospital on Thursday, five days after suffering a seizure during Minnesota’s home opener against New Mexico State. Kill was at practice Thursday and stayed the entire two hours. He will be coaching on Saturday against Miami (Ohio), but it might be from the press-box.

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Gophers football coach Jerry Kill is back in the hospital for the second time in two weeks because of seizures. Now he is receiving words of encouragement from Big Ten coaches. Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald says Kill "may be the toughest guy in college coaching."

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One former Gopher who knows what it’s like to suffer a big loss is sticking up for football coach Jerry Kill. Ray Hitchcock was a senior in 1986 when the team lost to Oklahoma 63-0. He tells the Pioneer Press he remains convinced Kill is the right guy to turn the team around despite Saturday’s memorable 58-0 fall to Michigan State. He says most other players and boosters he’s talked to feel the same way.