Gophers coach Jerry Kill had good news and bad news on the health front with the offensive line Tuesday.
Josh Campion has returned to practice after missing last week's TCU game with lingering concussion symptoms, Kill said. But starting left tackle Ben Lauer (knee injury) remains out.
Kill said the Gophers likely will stick with Jonah Pirsig at left tackle, with Campion and Foster Bush at right tackle.
Senior safety Damarius Travis limped off the field after the TCU game. Kill said, "We'll see" if Travis is ready to play at Colorado State. Kill also said WR Isaiah Gentry has resumed running but has yet to be full go at practice with his hamstring injury.
Smith's role to increase
After rushing 16 times for 88 yards against TCU, redshirt freshman Rodney Smith is likely to see his role increase.
"He's the only back I've had in a long time that played 46 plays, and he graded out perfect, never made a mistake," Kill said. "Not in pass protection, not running the ball, no mental errors. ... So I'd say he needs to play more."