Saturday feels like a statement game for both Nebraska and Minnesota but for different reasons. The Huskers want to bounce back after two back-to-back road losses, while the Gophers want to stay in the race for the Big Ten West title. There’s a lot on the line for both teams.
What are the Gophers talking and thinking about before facing Nebraska? We took a look from the opposing view.
>> Are we sufficiently excited for this weekend’s matchup? That’s the question that the Gophers are asking themselves.
>> Nebraska is hoping to regain success against Minnesota.
>> Links and more links for Saturday.
Twin Cities Pioneer Press
>> Minnesota is looking for a statement win against Nebraska.
>> Gophers’ head coach Tracy Claeys want a contract extension, but maybe not just yet.
>> Minnesota’s new kicker is doing pretty well. If you believe ‘kickers are people too,’ this is your article.
>> The Gophers still have a shot to win the Big Ten West and they’re bringing the hope to do that to Nebraska.
The Daily Gopher
>> Take a little trip down memory lane with this look back at Minnesota’s 1941 win over Nebraska.
>> Minnesota escaped the Big Ten’s Friday night football… just for 2017.
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Erin is the Deputy Editor and Digital Marketing Strategist for Hail Varsity. She has covered Nebraska athletics since 2012, which has included stops at Bleacher Report, Cox Media Group’s Land of 10, and even Hail Varsity (previously from 2012-2017). She has also been featured on the Big Ten Network, NET’s Big Red Wrap-Up, and a varsity of radio shows nationwide. When not covering the Huskers, Erin is probably at Chipotle.