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Jerry Kill promises to quit if seizures affect coaching ability

Gophers football coach Jerry Kill says if his seizure disorder ever affected his ability to do his job, he would quit. At his weekly news conference, Kill said he was fine after having a mild seizure on the plane when returning from the Northwestern game. Overall, he says he’s in “pretty good health.”
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Gophers football coach Jerry Kill says if his seizure disorder ever affected his ability to do his job, he would quit. At his weekly news conference, Kill said he was fine after having a mild seizure on the plane when returning from the Northwestern game. Overall, he says he’s in “pretty good health.”

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