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Football Gophers end on a high note, beat Illinois 27-7

The Gophers' season was filled with ups and downs, but a dominating win over Illinois means optimism for Jerry Kill and Minnesota going forward.
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The Gophers' season was filled with ups and downs, but a dominating win over Illinois means optimism for Jerry Kill and Minnesota going forward.

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