Gophers down to two healthy RB's

The over-matched Gophers are down to two running backs -- Duane Bennett and Donnell Kirkwood. Hamstring injuries are expected to keep David Cobbs and Devin Wright out against Nebraska. Lamonte Edwards could see action at linebacker and running back if he's needed.
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The over-matched Gophers are down to two running backs -- Duane Bennett and Donnell Kirkwood. Hamstring injuries are expected to keep David Cobbs and Devin Wright out against Nebraska. Lamonte Edwards could see action at linebacker and running back if he's needed.

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