Six games into the 12-game 2014 regular season, the head coach Jerry Kill and the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers are sitting at 5-1 and with their first 2-0 record in the Big Ten since 2004.
This week is the homecoming game against Purdue, the perfect opportunity to look at what's happened so far and what's ahead for the 2014 Gophers.
So far, David Cobb has 819 rushing yards, well on his way to besting last year's total of 1,202 as well as the school record 1,464 set in 2005 by then-junior Laurence Maroney.
The passing game has been less than stellar once again, a sticking point for Gopher faithful for the past...
Looking to build on a surprisingly successful 2013 campaign, the Minnesota Gophers football team and Head Coach Jerry Kill have secured a recruiting class loaded with talent for the upcoming season.
Many in the national-media spotlight feel this is arguably Coach Kill’s best recruiting class during his four seasons at Minnesota. Headlining the 2014 class is Minneapolis-Washburn running back Jeff Jones. The local high school star stood by his verbal commitment to the team, announcing his decision on Wednesday to join the Gophers over neighbor...!--more-->
Minnesota Gophers head football coach Jerry Kill has epilepsy -- today he had a seizure right at half time as the team was headed into the locker room. Kill was immediately put on a stretcher and taken to a hospital. By late afternoon he was already back at home resting.
Kill has battled with epilepsy and now has to battle the question: "Can he really still do this job?" This is Kill's third seizure during a game in three years. A football team not having a head coach on the sidelines every minute of a contest is at a huge disadvantage. Jerry Kill has a strong...!--more-->