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December 1
Gophers fall to No. 15 in AP college football poll after loss to Wisconsin

Gophers fall to No. 15 in AP college football poll after loss to Wisconsin

The Gophers were No. 9 before losing to Wisconsin 38-17 on Saturday.
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November 30
Minnesota Gophers head coach PJ Fleck greeted fans as the team arrived outside TCF Bank Stadium Saturday.

Gophers look for another program turning point against Wisconsin

The Gophers reclaimed Paul Bunyan's Axe for the first time in 14 years last season. Keeping it would have more than just the trophy as a reward.
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November 23
Minnesota Gophers quarterback Tanner Morgan (2) warmed up before Saturday's game against the Northwestern Wildcats.

Gophers quarterback Tanner Morgan will play at Northwestern

The sophomore starter was in concussion protocol after back-to-back sacks late in the Iowa game.
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November 20
Gophers safety Winfield named finalist for Nagurski Trophy

Gophers safety Winfield named finalist for Nagurski Trophy

The annual award from the Football Writers Association of America recognizes the best defensive player in college football.
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November 17
Gophers sag to No. 11 in AP college football poll after loss to Iowa

Gophers sag to No. 11 in AP college football poll after loss to Iowa

The Gophers dropped 23-19 at Kinnick Stadium and are now 9-1.
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November 16
Unbeaten Gophers look to overcome Iowa's tough defense at Kinnick Stadium

Unbeaten Gophers look to overcome Iowa's tough defense at Kinnick Stadium

The Gophers have never scored fewer than 28 points this season.
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November 13
Gophers quarterback Morgan semifinalist for Davey O'Brien award

Gophers quarterback Morgan semifinalist for Davey O'Brien award

The Gophers have never had a winner or finalist for the national quarterback award, dating back to 1981.
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November 11
Gophers' Morgan, Winfield named Big Ten Players of the Week

Gophers' Morgan, Winfield named Big Ten Players of the Week

The Gophers are coming off a historic 31-26 victory against formerly top-five ranked Penn State this past Saturday.
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November 10
Gophers rise to No. 7 in AP college football poll, highest since 1962

Gophers rise to No. 7 in AP college football poll, highest since 1962

It is the Gophers' highest ranking since 1962, when they peaked at No. 5. That season was in the midst of the Gophers' glory years under coach Murray Warmath.
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November 9

Gophers set for 3 p.m. kickoff next Saturday at Iowa

The kickoff time wasn't set until after Minnesota upset Penn State. The game will be televised on Ch. 9.
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November 9
Penn State wary of Gophers' standout group of wide receivers

Penn State wary of Gophers' standout group of wide receivers

The No. 4 Nittany Lions and No. 17 Gophers play Saturday to determine which undefeated team will remain perfect.
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November 7
Gophers achieve first sellout since 2015 for Saturday's game against Penn State

Gophers achieve first sellout since 2015 for Saturday's game against Penn State

TCF Bank Stadium will be at its 50,805 capacity.
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November 7
Know your Gophers' foe: Penn State football beat writer Q & A

Know your Gophers' foe: Penn State football beat writer Q & A

Mike Persak of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette gives five thoughts on the Nittany Lions.
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November 5
Gophers come in at No. 17 in first College Football Playoff rankings

Gophers come in at No. 17 in first College Football Playoff rankings

The 8-0 Gophers face No. 5 Penn State on Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium. The Nittany Lions came in at No. 4 in the CFP rankings.
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November 1
Gophers-Penn State game not sold out, but trending 'in right direction'

Gophers-Penn State game not sold out, but trending 'in right direction'

The Gophers haven't sold out a game at TCF Bank Stadium since Wisconsin came to town in 2015. There have been 26 home games since that 31-21 loss.
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October 28
Gophers-Penn State undefeated battle gets 11 a.m. kickoff on ABC

Gophers-Penn State undefeated battle gets 11 a.m. kickoff on ABC

The undefeated teams will match up on Nov. 9 ahead of another battle of teams with perfect records: No. 1 LSU vs. No. 2 Alabama at 2:30 p.m.
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October 27
Gophers move up to No. 13 in AP college football poll, highest since 2004

Gophers move up to No. 13 in AP college football poll, highest since 2004

The Gophers will face No. 5 Penn State on Nov. 9.
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October 26
With Kamal Martin a game-time decision, young Gophers linebackers might have to step up

With Kamal Martin a game-time decision, young Gophers linebackers might have to step up

The Gophers have a chance to go 8-0 against Maryland on Saturday.
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October 25
Gophers get commitment from three-star Georgia receiver

Gophers get commitment from three-star Georgia receiver

He is the 24th member of the Gophers 2020 class.
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October 23
Fleck on watch list for Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach of the Year

Fleck on watch list for Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach of the Year

P.J. Fleck has the Gophers at 7-0, 4-0 in the Big Ten conference, in his third season.
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October 23
Gophers holder O'Brien shares in-game message of support to fellow cancer patients

Gophers holder O'Brien shares in-game message of support to fellow cancer patients

The four-time survivor played in his first college game this past Saturday at Rutgers.
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October 21
Gopher O'Brien's inspiring weekend earns Big Ten special teams award

Gopher O'Brien's inspiring weekend earns Big Ten special teams award

Casey O'Brien is a four-time cancer survivor, first diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare bone cancer, as a freshman quarterback at Cretin-Derham Hall.
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October 19
Gophers support ex-Rutgers player in effort to raise money for spinal cord research

Gophers support ex-Rutgers player in effort to raise money for spinal cord research

The Gophers wore special shirts during warm-ups.
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October 14
Sign of the times: Unbeaten Gophers 28.5-point favorites vs. Rutgers

Sign of the times: Unbeaten Gophers 28.5-point favorites vs. Rutgers

The Gophers are 3-0 in the Big Ten with their first national ranking in the Associated Press Top 25 poll since 2014. Rutgers, meanwhile, is 1-5 and winless in the conference.
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October 13
Gophers No. 20 in AP college football poll, first top 25 ranking since 2014

Gophers No. 20 in AP college football poll, first top 25 ranking since 2014

The Gophers are 6-0 for the first time since 2003.

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