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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Boddy-Calhoun out for season with a torn ACL

Posted by: Joe Christensen under Gophers injuries Updated: September 10, 2013 - 12:25 PM

Gophers junior cornerback Briean Boddy-Calhoun has been lost for the season because of a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, Coach Jerry Kill said today.

Boddy-Calhoun had an 89-yard interception return for a touchdown in the season opener but injured the knee on the third play of Saturday's game at New Mexico State.

"It's certainly a blow to our football team," Kill said.

Kill did say Boddy-Calhoun should get a medical redshirt, which will give him two years of eligibility.

KEITH BREAKS HAND

Alex Keith broke a bone in his hand at New Mexico State, but might be able to play with a cast, Kill said.

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