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Kill set to sign 8 of 10 top Minnesota prep recruits

It's been a great year of recruiting for Gophers football coach Jerry Kill. Fox Sports North reports eight of the top 10 high school recruits in Minnesota will sign national letters of intent Wednesday with the Gophers.
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It's been a great year of recruiting for Gophers football coach Jerry Kill. Fox Sports North reports eight of the top 10 high school recruits in Minnesota will sign national letters of intent Wednesday with the Gophers.

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