Jim Souhan

Columnist | Sports
Phone: 612-719-0257
Jim Souhan writes four columns and week and writes posts to the blog Souhan on Sports on Startribune.com. He can also be heard on 1500ESPN on Sunday from 10-noon and weekdays at 2:05 p.m.

Recent content from Jim Souhan

Souhan: Gophers' football success now gets truest test in Badgers

Saturday’s game against Wisconsin at TCF Bank is vitally important to the Gophers program.

Updated: November 20, 2013, - 11:19 AM

Souhan: Harvin might break Vikings fans' hearts with Seattle

Harvin fit in nicely on the day he made his debut for the Seattle Seahawks, from his turbo-boost cameos on the field to his postgame wardrobe choice.

Updated: November 18, 2013, - 11:34 AM

Souhan: Right about Harvin, right about Winfield

Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman can feel good about this trip to Seattle because, for all of the things that have gone wrong for him, he knows he was right about perhaps the two toughest decisions he had to make.

Updated: November 16, 2013, - 10:55 PM

Souhan: Healthier Mauer could enhance his production

The move to first base shouldn't be considered a negative for either the former catcher or the Twins.

Updated: November 12, 2013, - 09:44 AM

Souhan: Gophers see benefit of going for it on 4th down.

The Gophers won 24-10, not because of every-down dominance, but because they aced every fourth-down test, physically and strategically.

Updated: November 10, 2013, - 06:23 AM

Souhan: Williams' second half picks up Vikings' defense

By shifting to nose tackle, Kevin Williams plugged a gaping hole in the Vikings’ run defense, provided the interior pass rush his team has lacked.

Updated: November 08, 2013, - 06:54 AM

Souhan: Vikings' Frazier stays calm as troubles swirl, pressure mounts

Vikings coach Leslie Frazier has handled his job gracefully.

Updated: November 07, 2013, - 12:27 PM

Souhan: Play-calling on both sides of ball tests players' patience

An angry group of players seemed unhappy with the work of both coordinators, Alan Williams and Bill Musgrave.

Updated: November 04, 2013, - 09:43 AM

Souhan: Fail to succeed, and 2013 could be a success for Vikings

The best thing the Vikings can do for their future is to lose, and lose big. A quarterback will be their reward.

Updated: November 02, 2013, - 11:35 PM

Souhan: Kill's talented staff stepping up, making him look good

Kill raved about three of his assistants in particular when he arrived: Tracy Claeys, Matt Limegrover and Eric Klein. Now we know this wasn’t just self-congratulatory spin.

Updated: November 01, 2013, - 06:49 AM

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