Injuries a big concern as Gophers prepare to open Big Ten play at Iowa

Injuries have Gophers coach Jerry Kill a "little bit nervous" entering Big Ten play at Iowa Saturday. Kill doesn't anticipate quarterback MarQueis Gray playing for a second straight week and starting left guard Tommy Olson is a "big question mark" with an ankle injury.
Author:
Updated:
Original:

[preserve][/preserve]

Next Up

milk bar cake crop

Famous Milk Bar bakery hosts pop-up in Twin Cities

The virtual event only lasts for a few days, with limited quantities available.

Flickr - police barricades dismantle uptown - Chad Davis

MN National Guard soldiers 'standing by' to respond in Minneapolis

Mayor Jacob Frey asked Gov. Tim Walz for National Guard support Wednesday.

tom burke

Charges: Wisconsin star, former NFL player sexually assaulted a child

The child told her mother about the assaults in February, charges say.

Screen Shot 2021-06-14 at 8.45.06 AM

Charges: Drunk driver accelerated 'to jump barricade' in crash that killed protester

Prosecutors say it was "an extreme and violent intentional act."

Screen Shot 2021-06-16 at 9.29.50 AM

Through little fault of its own, Minnesota BBQ joint goes viral

A picture of its ribs was enough to attract the attention of the culinary world.

Flickr - COVID vaccine Joint Base San Antonio

More than 3 million Minnesotans have had at least 1 vaccine dose

The milestone comes almost 6 months to the day since the first vaccine was given in the state.

Related

Gray could play against Wildcats

The Gophers have a big homecoming game against Northwestern on Saturday and quarterback MarQueis Gray might be able to play. If the game started today, his high ankle sprain probably wouldn't allow him to play, but Jerry Kill is "cautiously optimistic" that he'll be ready for some situations.

Maverick Ahanmisi will start at at point guard for Gophers in Big Ten opener

Tubby Smith says sophomore Maverick Ahanmisi will start at point guard when the Gophers open up Big Ten play Tuesday at Illinois. Ahanmisi has started the last three games, playing well enough to earn the job. Freshman Andre Hollins had the starting role before turning an ankle two weeks ago.

Gophers' Derrick Wells named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week

Golden Gophers safety Derrick Wells was named the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in Minnesota's season opener against UNLV last week. Wells had two interceptions, including one that set up the Gophers' winning score in triple overtime.

Rallis believes the Gophers are capable of winning the Big Ten football title

Gophers senior linebacker Mike Rallis isn't selling his team short in 2012. Rallis, who led Minnesota in tackles last season, tells the Pioneer Press that a Big Ten title is possible if they "play good consistently every game." Spring practices begin Thursday.

Gopher women 'optimistic' about Big Ten play

The Gopher women’s basketball team opens its Big Ten season Friday against twentieth ranked Purdue. Gopher Coach Pam Borton said she plans to build the team’s foundation around the team’s newly-improved three-guard backcourt.