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QB Philip Nelson Transfers from Minnesota

By Steven Lassan, 6 months 1 week ago
One of the key pieces in Minnesota’s offense has decided to transfer. Quarterback Philip Nelson will depart Minneapolis after two years with the Golden Gophers.Nelson threw for 1,306 yards and nine touchdowns and added 364 yards and six rushing scores in 2013.Nelson’s 2013 numbers were a slight improvement from 2012, but the Minnesota native still has a ways to develop as a passer....

Recap: Minnesota vs. Syracuse

By Anonymous (not verified), 7 months 2 days ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Terrel Hunt's 12-yard touchdown run late in the fourth quarter -- his second of the game -- propelled Syracuse to a 21-17 victory over Minnesota in the Texas Bowl.Hunt passed for 188 yards on 19-of-29 efficiency and rushed for 74 yards on 15 carries for the Orange (7-6), who have won five of their last six postseason appearances."We just appreciate the...

Syracuse and Minnesota get together in Texas Bowl matchup

By Anonymous (not verified), 7 months 2 days ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Syracuse Orange will face the Minnesota Golden Gophers in the 2013 Texas Bowl at Reliant Stadium on Dec. 27.Scott Shafer's first year at the helm of the Orange has resulted in a bowl berth, the team's third in the last four years. Syracuse went 6-6 under Shafer and clinched its bowl eligibility with a 37-34 win over Boston College on November 30th in the team...

Syracuse rallies late for 21-17 win over Gophers

By Evan Buhler, 7 months 2 days ago
Minnesota coach Jerry Kill wanted to do something to spark his team in the second half of the Texas Bowl against Syracuse on Friday night.

Texas Bowl Preview and Prediction: Minnesota vs. Syracuse

By David Fox, 7 months 3 days ago
The Rose Bowl this game is not. The Texas Bowl between Minnesota and Syracuse barely has the buzz of the bowl game in Shreveport.Both teams finished 4-4 in their respective conferences, but that should be a small victory itself.Minnesota was one of the stories of the season in the Big Ten as the Gophers went 4-3 in the Big Ten under acting coach Tracy Claeys, including wins over Nebraska and...

NCAA Bowl Game Matchup -- Texas Bowl

By Anonymous (not verified), 7 months 6 days ago
NCAA Bowl Game Matchup -- Texas Bowl Syracuse Orange:== Aug 31 - L vs. Penn State, 17-23== Sep 7 - L at Northwestern, 27-48== Sep 14 - W vs. Wagner, 54-0== Sep 21 - W vs. Tulane, 52-17== Sep 28 - Open== Oct 5 - L vs. Clemson, 14-49== Oct 12 - W at NC State, 24-10== Oct 19 - L at Georgia Tech, 0-56...

Syracuse (6-6) vs. Minnesota (8-4) (ET)

By Anonymous (not verified), 7 months 1 week ago
GAME NOTES: The Syracuse Orange will face the Minnesota Golden Gophers in the 2013 Texas Bowl at Reliant Stadium on Dec. 27.Scott Shafer's first year at the helm of the Orange has resulted in a bowl berth, the team's third in the last four years. Syracuse went 6-6 under Shafer and clinched its bowl eligibility with a 37-34 win over Boston College on November 30th in the team's regular-season...

10 Best Big Ten Games of 2013

By Braden Gall, 7 months 2 weeks ago
The 2013 college football regular season had distinct and unique character. The No. 2 team in the nation didn’t lose every weekend like in 2007. And one player didn’t captivate the nation like Cam Newton in 2010 or Johnny Manziel last season.Every major conference race — and some of the smaller ones as well — came down to the final weekend, and, in some cases, the final...

Big Ten 2013 Season Awards and All-Conference Team

By Braden Gall, 7 months 2 weeks ago
The 2013 regular season is in the books and the Michigan State Spartans are the champs.The improbable run to the Rose Bowl for Mark Dantonio is the main headline for what turned out to be a very memorable campaign in the Big Ten, but it’s not the only one.The league welcomed two new coaches to the fray with Wisconsin’s Gary Andersen and Purdue’s Darrell Hazell achieving wildly...

Amazing Big Ten College Football Stats from Week 14

By Braden Gall, 7 months 3 weeks ago
True college football fans like to examine and dissect statistics, whether it's a quarterback's completion percentage or a team's winning record on the road. We, however, love stats. With that in mind, we scoured the Big Ten to put together some of the strangest, most amazing, and just plain cool numbers from around the conference in Week 14:226: Carlos Hyde's rivalry-high...