Mike Hendrickson


Gophers shut out against Wildcats

Head coach Jerry Kill couldn’t think of a silver lining after Saturday’s game, as the Gophers opened up Big Ten play by getting shut out by No.

Questions loom for men’s hockey

The Gophers men’s hockey team will begin their season next Saturday against the University of Vermont, and while the season is less than two weeks away, plenty of questions still surround the team.

Rushing duo gets ground game going

By the time the game against Ohio University started, redshirt freshman Rodney Smith had already established himself as Minnesota’s main running back.   But 

Minnesota nursing injuries on defense

The Gophers defense has been the rock of the team so far this season.   They have limited every opponent to less than 25 points each game, including allowing just seven points against Kent State. 

Comeback gives Gophers victory

Down 24-20 and in need of a touchdown drive, Mitch Leidner stepped on the field with an opportunity for redemption after fans showered the offense with boos a week earlier.   The maligned quarterback drove his team down the field in just over two minutes, finishin

Poock back to tackling after knee injury

An anterior cruciate ligament that tore last year in Cody Poock’s right knee doesn’t seem to be bothering the linebacker at the moment.   The redshirt sophomore’s 18 solo tackles through the Gophers first three games leads the team by six.