Joe Christensen covered Major League Baseball for 15 years, including three seasons at the Baltimore Sun and eight at the Star Tribune, before switching to the college football beat. He’s a Faribault, Minn., native who graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1996. He covered Jim Wacker’s Gophers for the Minnesota Daily and also wrote about USC, UCLA and the Rose Bowl for the Riverside Press-Enterprise before getting this chance to cover football again.
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The Big Ten released its 2015 conference football schedule this morning. Just like in 2014, the Gophers draw Michigan and Ohio State out of the East Division, while Wisconsin draws Rutgers and Maryland. Those interdivision games are assigned in two-year cycles, so things should get easier for Minnesota in 2016.
Here's a look at Minnesota's full schedule for 2015:
Sept. 3 vs. TCU
Sept. 12 at Colorado State
Sept. 19 vs. Kent State
Sept. 26 vs. Ohio
Oct. 3 at Northwestern
Oct. 10 at Purdue
Oct. 17 vs. Nebraska
Oct. 31 vs. Michigan
Nov. 7 at Ohio State
Nov. 14 at Iowa
Nov. 21 vs. Illinois
Nov. 28 vs. Wisconsin
Here's a link to the Big Ten's full schedule for 2015.
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