Monday update: Hawthorne honored; Penn State kickoff time set
October 28, 2013 — 11:30am
Gophers kicker Chris Hawthorne was named Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week today after going 2-for-2 on field goal attempts and 4-for-4 on extra points in Saturday's 34-23 victory over Nebraska.
Also, the Gophers announced that their Nov. 9 game against Penn State will start at 11 a.m., and it'll be televised on ESPN2.
Randy Johnson has been covering college football in one form or another since the early 1990s. He was the Star Tribune’s main college football editor on the copy desk for nearly two decades before returning to reporting in August 2017 as the beat writer for Gophers football. Randy has covered a Rose Bowl (Joe Paterno’s 1994 Penn State team), and he covered a John Gutekunst-coached Gophers team that missed out on the 1990 Weed-Eater Bowl. Email Randy to talk about the Gophers.