Jack Warrick


Notebook: Minnesota vs. Indiana

Minnesota will play its first and only Friday game of the season this week against Indiana. Although they are common in the non-"Power Five" football conferences, the Friday games in conferences like the Big Ten have been a source of conflict among fans, coaches and players.

Coughlin's seven sacks lead the Big Ten

Minnesota defensive end Carter Coughlin leads the Big Ten Conference and is No. 5 in the NCAA with seven solo sacks in the first six games. He had one of his best performances of the season with a two-sack, seven-tackle game against No. 2 Ohio State last week.

Charges not filed against Shannon Brooks.

Gophers running back Shannon Brooks was released from jail Monday after being arrested for an alleged domestic assault against his male roommate on Sunday night. Neither Brooks or his roommate suffered any injuries. The Minneapolis Attorney’s office has declined to press charges.

Gophers defeat USA Under-18 team

Minnesota used a five-goal third period to take a 7-1 victory over the USA Under-18 Team in Plymouth, Michigan in an exhibition game.