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Kill suffers seizure after Gophers' loss

  • Blog Post by: Phil Miller
  • October 13, 2012 - 5:54 PM

     Gophers coach Jerry Kill suffered a seizure in the coaches' locker room at TCF Bank Stadium shortly after Minnesota's 21-13 loss to Northwestern, the university confirmed, and was taken to a nearby hospital by ambulance.
     Kill is alert and resting comfortably, according to a statement by the university, and no further information about his condition is available. The trip to the hospital was "a precaution," the statement said.
     Kill has a history of seizures, and collapsed on the sidelines during the fourth quarter of a game against New Mexico State in September 2011. He was hospitalized for several days, and suffered several recurrences, before a combination of medication and lifestyle changes brought his condition under control. Kill said in July that he was in his best health in several years.

 

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