Michigan State QB looking for rebound against Gophers

October started great for Michigan State quarterback Kirk Cousins, with wins over Ohio State, Michigan and Wisconsin. Then came Nebraska, as Cousins threw for only 86 yards in a 24-3 loss. Up next: Jerry Kill's Gophers, who are coming off their unlikely upset over Iowa.
Author:
Updated:
Original:

October started great for Michigan State quarterback Kirk Cousins, with wins over Ohio State, Michigan and Wisconsin. Then came Nebraska, as Cousins threw for only 86 yards in a 24-3 loss. Up next: Jerry Kill's Gophers, who are coming off their unlikely upset over Iowa.

Next Up

Eric Kendricks

Coller: Do the Vikings have a tough schedule?

Matthew Coller writes a weekly Vikings column for BMTN, with more of his work found at Purple Insider.

Screen Shot 2020-01-02 at 7.54.07 AM

Grand jury indicts 2 with aiding and abetting murder of Minneapolis Realtor

Four people have now been indicted by a grand jury in connection to the 2019 killing of Monique Baugh.

Nelson Cruz

White Sox sweep Twins for first time since 2016

The Twins' offense disappeared in a 4-2 loss on Thursday.

Mike Hughes

Report: Vikings trade Mike Hughes to Kansas City

The Vikings received a 2022 sixth-rounder in exchange for the former first-round pick.

Ambulance hospital emergency

Backup from fatal crash in Stearns County leads to another bad crash

The crash backed up traffic, which led to another crash in which two people were injured.

Gluten free pizza

For The Week: Monster cookies, and a search for the best gluten-free pizza in MN

BMTN food writer Lindsay Guentzel's weekly column aims to make life in the kitchen easier.

Flickr - SIMULIIDAE black fly gnat - D. Sikes

South Twin Cities metro besieged by aggressive gnats

Metropolitan Mosquito Control District has received more than 100 calls in recent days.

Teddy Bridgewater

Teddy Bridgewater criticizes Panthers' practice habits

The former Vikings quarterback was not a fan of his time in Carolina.

Associate wearing PPE 2

Amazon will give $100 to new hires who are fully vaccinated against COVID

The company is hoping to hire 1,300 people in Minnesota.

Related

Gophers prep for Michigan, injured star QB Robinson

The Gophers are fresh from a big win at Purdue and looking forward to a home game with Michigan. It's unknown whether Wolverine quarterback Denard Robinson will play after he suffered an elbow injury against Nebraska on Saturday, but Minnesota is preparing as if he will.

Michigan expects injured QB Robinson to play against Gophers

Michigan's football coach says quarterback Denard Robinson "should be ready to go" for Saturday's game against the Minnesota Golden Gophers at TCF Bank Stadium, ESPN reports. The star Wolverines quarterback injured a nerve in his throwing arm in the second quarter of Saturday's loss at Nebraska and missed the second half.

Assistants believe Kill will coach against Michigan

Jerry Kill remains hospitalized at the Mayo Clinic undergoing extensive testing on his seizures. However, that doesn't mean he won't be coaching the Gophers' Big Ten opener Saturday at Michigan. Defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys said he'd be shocked if Kill didn't make the trip to Ann Arbor.

Lynx look to rebound against Liberty

At Target Center tonight, the Lynx host the New York Liberty as they look for their 11th win in 12 games. Coach Cheryl Reeve admits that losing to Seattle Sunday night “stung” but now she can use it to remind players that they need to do a better job on defensive rebounding.

Michigan's Robinson will keep Gophers busy

The Gophers will have their hands full Saturday in Ann Arbor trying to contain Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson. He leads the Big Ten running this season for more than 500 yards. He’s also thrown for more than 600.