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  1. Gophers offense hopes to fatten up in 2012

    Adam Rittenberg

    In late June, a group of Minnesota offensive linemen passed Matt Limegrover in the hallway of Gibson-Nagurski Football Complex and did double-takes. "Coach?" they asked Limegrover, the Gophers' offensive coordinator and line coach. "Yeah," he r...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  2. B1G postseason position rankings: RBs

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten postseason position rankings march on with the running backs. The running back rankings evaluate the entire position group, although superstar players affected the placement, too. Certain groups of running backs ran behind better offensiv...

    Blog | January 27, 2012
  3. Season report card: Minnesota

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's time to pass out grades for Minnesota's 2011 season. OFFENSE: D The Gophers showed a few promising flashes down the stretch, but they struggled offensively for most of the season. They ranked last in the Big Ten in both scoring (18.4 ppg) ...

    Blog | December 15, 2011
  4. Final: Northwestern 28, Minnesota 13

    Adam Rittenberg

    Northwestern is bowl eligible, and the Wildcats might be the hottest team in the Big Ten. Pat Fitzgerald's crew won its fourth consecutive game to get above .500 (6-5) for the first time since Oct. 1. The Wildcats can secure a bowl berth by beatin...

    Blog | November 19, 2011
  5. Halftime: Northwestern 21, Minnesota 10

    Adam Rittenberg

    After a blistering start by Northwestern's offense, this game has settled down a bit as Minnesota regained momentum late in the half. Northwestern looked unstoppable in the first quarter, scoring touchdowns on each of its first three possessions. ...

    Blog | November 19, 2011
  6. Week 12: Did you know?

    Adam Rittenberg

    Some notes and nuggets to hopefully make you smarter as you watch your favorite Big Ten team in action Saturday afternoon. Thanks to ESPN Stats & Information for several of these. Penn State and Ohio State have met 22 times since 1975. At lea...

    Blog | November 18, 2011
  7. Did you know? Big Ten in Week 10

    Adam Rittenberg

    Some notes and nuggets to hopefully make you smarter as you watch Big Ten football this weekend. Thanks to ESPN Stats & Info for several of these. Michigan State has allowed 22 plays of 20-plus yards this season, the fewest in the Big Ten and...

    Blog | November 04, 2011
  8. Gophers finally get chance to celebrate

    Adam Rittenberg

    At 60 yards long, 25 yards wide and shaped like a football, the home locker room at TCF Bank Stadium is one of the largest and nicest in all of college football. In other words, it's not a bad spot for a party. The Minnesota Golden Gophers held...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  9. Halftime: Iowa 7, Minnesota 7

    Adam Rittenberg

    Maybe the pig won't be going back to Iowa City after all. Minnesota is hanging in with Iowa following three noncompetitive performances to begin Big Ten play. Coach Jerry Kill's team kept the high-powered Iowa offense off the scoreboard for nearly...

    Blog | October 29, 2011
  10. Did you know? Big Ten in Week 9

    Adam Rittenberg

    Some notes and nuggets to hopefully make you smarter as you watch Big Ten football on Saturday. Thanks to the fine folks at ESPN Stats & Information for some of these. Michigan State is looking to defeat three ranked opponents in consecutive ...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  11. Halftime updates for Indiana, Minnesota

    Adam Rittenberg

    We've reached halftime at the two earlier Big Ten night games. It's safe to say both Indiana and Minnesota have some work to do. Let's take a look: North Texas 21, Indiana 0: You knew it would be a tough season for Kevin Wilson's crew, but the ...

    Blog | September 24, 2011
  12. Minnesota finally in the win column

    Adam Rittenberg

    Coach Jerry Kill returned to the sideline as saw his Minnesota team notch its first win of the season. Minnesota 29, Miami (Ohio) 23: Kill will undoubtedly point to the areas that need fixing, and there are plenty. But he had to be pleased with ju...

    Blog | September 17, 2011
  13. Minnesota extends lead with punt block

    Adam Rittenberg

    The kicking game has produced its share of problems for Minnesota in recent years. But the Gophers have been very solid in the all-important third phase today against Miami (Ohio). In addition to converting three field goals, Minnesota extended...

    Blog | September 17, 2011
  14. Gophers not going away in L.A.

    Adam Rittenberg

    Minnesota briefly interrupted the Matt Barkley-Robert Woods show and has put itself right back into the game. The Gophers turned a USC special-teams gaffe into a touchdown as Duane Bennett scooted into the end zone from nine yards out, cutting the...

    Blog | September 03, 2011
  15. Q&A: Minnesota coach Jerry Kill

    Adam Rittenberg

    Jerry Kill is in the middle of another reclamation project. After bolstering programs at Northern Illinois, Southern Illinois and other stops along the way, Kill has brought his turnaround tactics to the Twin Cities. He takes over a Minnesota program...

    Blog | August 23, 2011
  16. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Going campin' throughout Big Ten country. JoePa will bounce back from his latest on-field mishap, Bob Flounders writes in The (Harrisburg) Patriot-News. Former Nittany Lions DT Brandon Ware lands at Eastern Arizona. A great piece from FOXSports...

    Blog | August 09, 2011