Big Ten coaches offer kind words to Kill

Gophers football coach Jerry Kill is back in the hospital for the second time in two weeks because of seizures. Now he is receiving words of encouragement from Big Ten coaches. Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald says Kill "may be the toughest guy in college coaching."
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Gophers football coach Jerry Kill is back in the hospital for the second time in two weeks because of seizures. Now he is receiving words of encouragement from Big Ten coaches. Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald says Kill "may be the toughest guy in college coaching."

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