Gophers get two more 11 a.m. kickoffs

Big Ten Network announced its schedule for football games in September, and the Gophers will be starting at 11:00 a.m. against New Hampshire and Western Michigan. Last year, six of seven Gophers' home games were afternoon kickoffs, but so far this year three of four games are slated for morning starts.
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Big Ten Network announced its schedule for football games in September, and the Gophers will be starting at 11:00 a.m. against New Hampshire and Western Michigan. Last year, six of seven Gophers' home games were afternoon kickoffs, but so far this year three of four games are slated for morning starts.

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