Zack Annexstad threw two short touchdown passes to Tyler Johnson, and freshman Bryce Williams had 176 yards total offense as Minnesota beat Miami (Ohio) 26-3 on Saturday.
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- Minnesota RB Smith (knee) out rest of season
- Gophers tab freshman walk-on as starting QB
- Minnesota sued for $45M by suspended players
- Reports: Minnesota QB transferring back to JC
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Running back Rodney Smith, who injured his knee Saturday against Fresno State, will miss the rest of the Golden Gophers' season. Coach P.J. Fleck said Minnesota will apply for a sixth year of eligibility for Smith.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Minnesota confirms starting running back Rodney Smith will miss the rest of the season after sustaining a knee injury Saturday against Fresno State. Coach P.J. Fleck said in a statement that the team will apply for a sixth year of eligibility for Smith after the season. The Athletic first reported the severity of the injury. Smith has started 32 games for the Gophers.
Seth Green ran for two short touchdowns, including the game-winning 3-yard score late in the fourth quarter, and Antione Winfield Jr. sealed the game with an interception off a trick play in the end zone as Minnesota held off Fresno State 21-14 on...
True freshman walk-on Zack Annexstad threw two touchdown passes to Tyler Johnson in his debut, and Minnesota opened the season by overwhelming New Mexico State in a 48-10 victory on Thursday night.
Ivan Maisel, Matt Schick & Heather Dinich recap Week 0 (2:15), discuss another apology by Urban Meyer (5:46), weigh in on the trend of true freshmen starting at QB (11:37), debate conference supremacy (18:42) and more. Plus, Walk-Ons (26:02) and Extra Points (32:13).
Every fall camp is another chance for a walk-on to earn a scholarship, and we never get tired of seeing it happen.
Minnesota will open the season with true freshman walk-on Zack Annexstad as its starting quarterback, coach P.J. Fleck announced Monday.
It's crowded at the top, with Wisconsin, Penn State, Michigan State and Michigan all chasing the Buckeyes for the top spot in the conference.
Nine of 10 Minnesota football players who were suspended in 2016 following a sexual assault investigation are suing the university for $45 million in damages, claiming racial and gender discrimination.
After struggling during spring practice with Minnesota, quarterback Vic Viramontes has decided to transfer back to Riverside Community College, according to multiple reports. Viramontes is expected to switch positions at Riverside.
North Carolina and Minnesota have agreed to a home-and-home football series for 2023 and 2024.
The classes are full, and the grades are out. Alabama, Ohio State and Texas impressed and earned the only three A-plus marks.