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Jerry Kill back at Gophers' practice

Gophers head coach Jerry Kill was released from the hospital on Thursday, five days after suffering a seizure during Minnesota’s home opener against New Mexico State. Kill was at practice Thursday and stayed the entire two hours. He will be coaching on Saturday against Miami (Ohio), but it might be from the press-box.
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Gophers head coach Jerry Kill was released from the hospital on Thursday, five days after suffering a seizure during Minnesota’s home opener against New Mexico State. Kill was at practice Thursday and stayed the entire two hours. He will be coaching on Saturday against Miami (Ohio), but it might be from the press-box.

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