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Kill hopes seniors go out with a win

Gophers head coach Jerry Kill wishes his football team would have won more games, especially for the seniors. That's why he's putting extra emphasis on beating Illinois in the season's final game Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium.
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Gophers head coach Jerry Kill wishes his football team would have won more games, especially for the seniors. That's why he's putting extra emphasis on beating Illinois in the season's final game Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium.

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