Gophers dare to dream against No. 2 TCU

Gophers dare to dream against No. 2 TCU

A big challenge, and golden opportunity, await the Gophers in their season opener against national title contender TCU

Live at 6 p.m.: Star Tribune pregame show from the U

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Live at 6 p.m.: Star Tribune pregame show from the U
The Star Tribune pregame show livestream from the McNamara Alumni Center will get you ready for tonight's season-opener. Watch from your computer or, better yet, join us live at the U.

Join us: Gophers-TCU Live Blog from the Bank

June 24
Get the latest from TCF Bank Stadium and other places where Gophers fans are gathered for the game against TCU. We have social media, photos and updates from Star Tribune staff. We're here from pregame until the final gun.

U athletics official takes leave after new complaints surface

27 minutes ago
An associate athletic director at the University of Minnesota is on leave pending an investigation into five anonymous complaints against him in the wake of Athletic Director Norwood Teague’s resignation.

Read the replay: Gophers Live Chat with Joe Christensen

June 24
See what college football writer Joe Christensen was talking about during today's Live Chat on the Gophers.

Hartman: Thursday's game is biggest Gophers football opener in decades

September 3
The Gophers’ clash vs. No. 2 TCU brings back memories of O.J. Simpson and USC here in 1968.

Scoggins: Gophers defense prepares for Heisman contender

September 3
The Gophers' defense is well aware TCU’s QB Boykin is a difference-maker
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1:00pm

Big Ten nonconference schedule strong, and getting stronger

The Big Ten this summer unveiled a strategy to beef up nonconference football schedules across the league. A look at the 2015 schedules of the…
Sports
10:39am

Here's a Frogger-based Gophers video game to get you fired up for TCU

The frog is replaced by Goldy Gopher in a game called Go Gopher Go.
Your guide to Minnesota vs. TCU
Game on! (8 p.m Thursday, ESPN) Your guide to Minnesota vs. TCU
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Stats, rosters and more to prepare for Thursday night's Gophers football season-opener against No. 2-ranked TCU. Plus a complete college scoreboard, polls and all the information for this weekend's games on TV.
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7:12am

The Call: Gophers vs. TCU

The tale of the tape for Thursday night's season-opener at TCF Bank Stadium.
Gophers
September 2

Big tight end Wozniak has bigger shoes to fill for Gophers

With Maxx Williams off to the NFL, 6-10 Nate Wozniak will step in.
Gophers
September 2

Chart: Gophers football vs. the AP top five since 1991

Minnesota’s record against teams ranked in the AP top five since 1990 is 1-9.
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All the latest updates, including schedules, scores and links to information about every team and every conference.
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September 2

Chart: Who is the Gophers' next breakout performer?

A lot of familiar names are gone — Maxx Williams, Cedric Thompson, David Cobb — but new ones are sure to emerge.
Gophers
September 2

MSU hosts UMD in NSIC blockbuster on opening weekend

Minnesota's opener is nationally televised against second-ranked TCU.
Sports
September 2

TCU sack leader not listed on depth chart for Gophers game

The depth chart TCU released Tuesday night did not have the names of defensive end James McFarland or cornerback DeShawn Raymond. McFarland led the team in sacks last year.
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Gophers
September 2

TCU earned respect; now it must keep it

The way Gary Patterson sees things, his No. 2-rankedTCU football team remains in “prove-it” mode after getting a sniff of college football’s inaugural playoff last season.
Polls
September 2

Poll: How will the Gophers do against TCU?

Gophers
September 2

Scoggins: Thirteen thoughts on college football's national scene

Chip Scoggins offers up his annual baker’s dozen: 13 thoughts on the national scene. A 14th thought could have been: How can it get any better than last year’s epic season?
Gophers
September 1

Heisman Trophy hopefuls

Four players join the Ohio Stae quarterback as players leading the pack for college football's biggest prize.
Gophers
September 1

Chart: Five Horned Frogs to watch

TCU is loaded with talent, but here are five players the Gophers should feat on Thursday night.
Gophers
September 1

'Coach Fran' knows Kill-Patterson friendship

The football coaching tree that produced the Gophers’ Jerry Kill and TCU’s Gary Patterson is rooted in small-town Kansas, and the trunk is legendary coach Dennis Franchione.
Sports
September 1

Poock listed as starting middle linebacker for Gophers' opener

Cody Poock won the starting middle linebacker battle over Everett Williams, at least according to the Gophers' new depth chart.
Gophers
September 1

A look at the Big Ten West

Wisconsin quarterback Joel Stave is a prime candidate for a bounce-back year now that he has been reunited with Paul Chryst, who was his offensive coordinator before the coach left for Pittsburgh.
Gophers
September 1

Big Ten West preview: Best of friends Riley, Chryst are now rivals

Mike Riley and Paul Chryst have ties nearly a quarter-century old. Now, they meet in the Big Ten.
Gophers
September 1

Five Big Ten West story lines

If the Big Ten West turns into a three-team race among Wisconsin, Nebraska and the Gophers, as many predict, these are the key matchups: Wisconsin at Nebraska (Oct. 10), Nebraska at Gophers (Oct. 17) and Wisconsin at Gophers (Nov. 28).
Gophers
September 1

Chart: Badgers' run of football success

With the exception of two sub-.500 misses, Wisconsin’s run since the 1993 Rose Bowl season is an impressive one.
Gophers
August 31

Minnesota to open Big Ten season at Ohio State

The Minnesota Gophers open the men's basketball season at home against Missouri-Kansas City on Nov. 13.

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