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Gophers football coach Kill announces new coaching staff

December 16, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

New Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill has decided to keep two members of the previous staff. Continue Reading

Gophers try to sell skeptical fans on new football coach

December 6, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Jerry Kill landed in the Twin Cities late Sunday night and quickly realized Minnesota’s disillusioned fans were largely disappointed they didn’t get the big-name football coach they were promised two months ago. Continue Reading

Gophers hire Northern Illinois coach Jerry Kill as football coach

December 6, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Desperate to get a struggling football program headed in the right direction, Minnesota athletic director Joel Maturi spent two months conducting an exhaustive search to find the right man for the job. Continue Reading

Gophers football coaching search ‘nearing final stages’

November 29, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

University of Minnesota athletics director Joel Maturi told season-ticket holders and donors in a letter Tuesday that “we are now nearing the final stages of the process” of finding a football coach. Continue Reading

Gophers football team looks to end skid vs. Iowa

November 25, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

The Gophers are looking to finish a rough season strong with a win over 24th-ranked Iowa at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday. Continue Reading

Minnesota AD wants to make a splash with hiring of new football coach

October 18, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

The last time Minnesota athletic director Joel Maturi hired a football coach, he wound up with an unknown guy who never was a head coach or coordinator in college or the NFL. Continue Reading

Minnesota fires Brewster after 3½ seasons

October 17, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota fired football coach Tim Brewster today, one day after the Golden Gophers lost to Purdue to fall to 1-6 in his fourth season on the sideline. Continue Reading

Gophers receiver suspended, may leave team

September 23, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota has suspended Troy Stoudermire indefinitely, and now the receiver may be looking for a new school. Continue Reading

Trojans dominate fourth quarter to beat Minnesota

September 19, 2010 in Pierce County Herald

Robert Woods’ 97-yard kickoff return in the third quarter began a string of 19 straight Trojans points, as 18th-ranked Southern California survived Minnesota, 32-21 at TCF Stadium
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Kiffin returns to Minnesota with USC

September 17, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Lane Kiffin lived the nomadic life of a coach’s son while growing up, so it is easy to understand why he chuckled when asked about his homecoming this weekend in Minnesota. Continue Reading