TCU earned respect; now it must keep it

TCU earned respect; now it must keep it

Just missing last year’s playoffs fuels the Horned Frogs’ current ambitions.

'Coach Fran' knows Kill-Patterson friendship

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.

Scoggins: Thirteen thoughts on college football's national scene

1:38am
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?
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2:00am

Grand opening: College football starts, playoff talk begins

No sport season starts better than college football.With little competition right before the baseball pennant races heat up and the middle weekend of U.S. Open…
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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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.
College football report
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All the latest updates, including schedules, scores and links to information about every team and every conference.
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' newly released 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.
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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.
Teague's resignation: Stories, texts, official documents
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Complete Star Tribune coverage of Norwood Teague's resignation as U of M athletic director.
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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.
Sports
August 31

TCU coach: Gophers played Ohio State as well as anybody last year

TCU coach Gary Patterson doled out praise for the Gophers in Monday's Big 12 coaches teleconference.
Gophers
August 31

Big Ten East preview: A Spartan existence amid the hype

Ohio State and Michigan hog the attention, but don’t sleep on Michigan State.
Gophers
August 31

Minnesota scene: No. 2 Stanford drops Gophers volleyball team to 0-2

The Gophers, predicted by conference coaches to finish fifth in the Big Ten, got a match-high 13 kills from Daly Santana.
Gophers
August 31

Hartman: Gophers secondary wants to prove itself vs. TCU

Briean Boddy-Calhoun and his teammates have heard praise, but they want to be sure to earn it.
Gophers
August 31
Minnesota football players, including KJ Maye, took to the field for...

Gophers' Maye leads the effort to get more from team's receivers

KJ Maye is usually the first teammate Gophers quarterback Mitch Leidner mentions when asked which receivers have been standing out in practice.
Gophers
August 31

Five Big Ten East story lines

In his “Way-too-early 2016 NFL mock draft,” ESPN’s Todd McShay listed seven Big Ten East players in his first 15 picks.
Gophers
August 31

Big Ten East scouting report

A look at the Big Ten East, in predicted order of finish by Star Tribune college football writer Joe Christensen:
Gophers
August 30

Pick 6: Playoff forecast for Buckeyes, Irish, Bears, Tigers

New Year's rockin' eve will have a whole new meaning this time around.The semifinals of the second College Football Playoff will be played on Dec.…
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August 30

Hartman: TCU's Patterson could have ended up as Gophers coach

Gary Patterson interviewed for the Gophers job after going 11-2 in the Mountain West Conference in 2006 with the Horned Frogs but then didn’t want to be considered for the position to replace Glen Mason.
Gophers
August 30

Scoggins: Gophers, TCU prepare with intensity and intrigue as clock ticks down

U’s Kill and Co. set sights on the biggest opener in decades.
Gophers
August 30

Gophers say no to the no-huddle offense

The Gophers spent spring practice experimenting heavily with a no-huddle offense, but this month they’ve been huddling regularly again.
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