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Kill: 'Miracle' needed for A.J. Barker to play against Illini

Gophers coach Jerry Kill says it would take "a miracle" for receiver A.J. Barker to be able to play at Illinois Saturday. In his weekly news conference, Kill also said he thinks his team will bounce back after losing to Michigan.
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Gophers coach Jerry Kill says his top receiver -- A.J. Barker -- probably won’t be in the starting lineup Saturday against Illinois. Barker is out with an ankle injury, and Kill says it might take a miracle for him to be well enough to play.

Minnesota is a 3-point favorite Saturday, and needs one more win to become bowl eligible. Kill says he'd like to "get over that hump."

To read a transcript of Kill's notes, CLICK HERE.

Or, to see Kill's news conference in its entirety, CLICK HERE.

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