Chip Scoggins

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Chip Scoggins is a sports columnist and feature writer..

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Scoggins: Loss returns Gophers football fans to program's routine

With a loss Saturday, the Gophers wasted a chance to start 4-0 in the Big Ten conference for the first time since 1967.

Updated: October 25, 2014, - 11:52 PM

Scoggins: Gophers use speed to their advantage

While most offenses seek to go 100 mph, Jerry Kill’s bunch finds success at a slower pace.

Updated: October 25, 2014, - 12:37 PM

Leidner says Gophers can run no-huddle

Gophers quarterback Mitch Leidner says the team practices the no-huddle offense and could use it at any time.

Updated: October 25, 2014, - 07:25 AM

Scoggins: Gophers QB Leidner finds a mentor in Vikings' Harnish

Chandler Harnish has imparted his knowledge of Jerry Kill’s offense to Mitch Leidner.

Updated: October 21, 2014, - 06:53 AM

Scoggins: Comeback shows resolve of these Gophers

A loss would have been deflating beyond the obvious disappointment of losing at home as 13½-point favorites. Gophers fans believe in this team. They believe in this season’s potential, and long-suffering fans of this program know too well that optimism usually is followed by heartbreak.

Updated: October 19, 2014, - 07:40 AM

Deep passes make surprising return to Gophers offense

Mitch Leidner hit on three long passes in the third quarter to spark the Gophers’ comeback.

Updated: October 19, 2014, - 07:16 AM

Scoggins: No apologies necessary, except from Vikings players

Mike Zimmer did his best to put the toothpaste back into the tube Monday.He described his blistering criticism of his...

Updated: October 14, 2014, - 12:26 PM

Scoggins: Plenty of holes in Vikings' offensive line

The Lions dominated the Vikings up front so badly it was painful to watch.

Updated: October 13, 2014, - 11:41 AM

Scoggins: U's backup kick returner Myrick finds big hole on decisive TD

Jalen Myrick left a vapor trail as he scooted 100-plus yards for the deciding touchdown in the Gophers’ 24-17 victory over Northwestern at TCF Bank Stadium.

Updated: October 12, 2014, - 08:35 AM

Scoggins: Jug means little if the Gophers can't build on it

Gophers football enjoyed a glorious week, but now it’s back to business and everything about this team and this season comes down to two little words: Now what?

Updated: October 11, 2014, - 10:03 AM

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