Barker, Hageman impressive in first two Gophers football games

Two former local high school football stars are off to good starts for the Gophers football team. Wide receiver A.J. Barker of DeLasalle and Ra'Shede' Hageman of Minneapolis Washburn have stepped up to lead the Gophers on the offensive and defensive side of the ball.
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Gophers vs. Badgers: Game 7 preview

The Gopher football team heads to Camp Randall for a Big Ten game against the Badgers on Saturday, and the oddsmakers say Wisconsin will win by 18 or more points. The big point spread might have something to do with the Badgers' 8-game winning streak over Minnesota.

Coach: Jerry Kill will be at Gophers game

Minnesota offensive coordinator Matt Limegrover says Coach Jerry Kill will be at TCF Bank Stadium Saturday when the Gophers host Miami (Ohio). Limegrover tells KFAN radio Kill will either be on the sidelines or in the press box, but he'll be there.

Gophers vs. Syracuse: Game 4 preview

The Gophers and Syracuse Orange battle at TCF Bank Stadium Saturday night and if this game is anything like the last meeting between the two it's going to be fun. In 2009 Minnesota won at Syracuse on a game-winning field goal in overtime.

Gophers' Hageman arrested

Ra'Shede Hageman was arrested and jailed for disorderly conduct after allegedly getting into a fight early Thursday morning. The altercation occurred just after 2:00 a.m. outside of Sally's Bar in Dinkytown. The Gophers' defensive end was reportedly released Thursday morning after posting bail.

Charges against Gophers' Hageman dropped

Disorderly conduct charges against Ra'Shede Hageman were dropped on Monday. The Gophers' defensive tackle was arrested after reportedly breaking up a fight outside of a Minneapolis bar on May 10. Hageman is expected to be a starter next season.

Gophers coach Jerry Kill takes himself out of the game

There’s no timeline for Gopher football coach Jerry Kill’s return. He checked into the Mayo Clinic to try and find the cause of continuing seizures. He coached from the sidelines during Saturday’s loss to North Dakota State, but suffered another seizure at home on Sunday.

Buffalo Wild Wings to sponsor college football bowl game

College football's "Insight Bowl" is no more. Instead, it's now the "Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl," the Pioneer Press says. The Golden Valley-based sports-themed restaurant has become the title sponsor of the annual Dec. 29 bowl game in Tempe, Ariz., featuring teams from the Big Ten and Big 12 conferences.

Football Gophers No. 1! (In 1904)

The football Gophers have picked up another national title. According to Fox Sports North, an Oklahoma researcher dusted off some record books and determined Minnesota won the championship back in 1904 when they went 13-0.