Maxx Meets Media At NFL Combine

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Minnesota's Maxx Williams - along with David Cobb and Damien Wilson - are at the NFL Combine this week in Indianapolis. Williams, who is scheduled to meet with 21 teams at the combine, was the first of the Gophers' trio to meet with the media as he was at the podium on Wednesday.

Here are a few clips from his media session.
VIDEO: Maxx at the podium (Vikings.com)
Following in his father's footsteps (Pioneer Press)
Consensus top tight end in the draft (SB Nation)
Williams no stranger to the NFL (Seahawks.com)
Maxx living in the moment (Kansas City Star)
Packers looking at Williams? (PackersNews.com)
What about the Patriots? (NESN.com)

Cobb Impressing At Senior Bowl

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Minnesota running back David Cobb is turning heads at the Senior Bowl this week in Alabama. Cobb started all 13 games for the Gophers rushed 314 times (single-season record) for 1,626 yards (single-season record) and 13 touchdowns (tied for third most in a season). He had seven 100-yard rushing games (tied for second most in a single season) and caught 16 passes for 162 yards. He also completed one pass for 9 yards and was named All-Big Ten Second Team by the coaches and media. Cobb received the team's Bronko Nagurski Award (team most valuable player) and Bruce Smith Award (outstanding offensive player) and was also named the Bob McNamara Offensive Back of the Year.

Here's what people are saying about Minnesota's power back.

What They're Saying - Aug. 29

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Everything you need to know for tonight's game (GopherSports)
Gophers looking for big plays (Star Tribune)
Minnesota making progress (Pioneer Press)
Predictions from Joe C (Star Tribune) and Marcus (Pioneer Press)
These Gophers play defense (Star Tribune)
Setting high goals (FSN.com)
Breaking down the Gophers' schedule (1500ESPN.com)

What They're Saying - Aug. 26

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Buy Tickets! (MyGopherSports)
Come have lunch with Coach Kill today (GopherSports)
Back to the box for Coach Claeys (Pioneer Press)
Some stuff you didn't know - but should - here (GopherSports)
All the audio you want to listen to (Audioboo)
What will make this year a success? (1500ESPN)
Minnesota is finally a one quarterback team (Star Tribune)
Eastern Illinois has Gophers attention (Pioneer Press)
Epping sees good things for the offensive line (Star Tribune)
Check us out on Instagram (Instagram)

What They're Saying - Aug. 24

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Five Things You Need to Know (GopherSports)
Looking to build on last season's success (Star Tribune)
Team believes in Leidner (Pioneer Press)
Auction ends today...great items at 50 percent of retail (GopherSports)
Healthy Maye could be offensive weapon (Star Tribune)
#BrickByBrick (GopherSports)
Gophers will play some freshmen (Sid)
Come to a game (MyGopherSports)
Chris Streveler news (Star Tribune and Pioneer Press)
Gophers looking to be more versatile on offense (FSN)

What They're Saying - Aug. 22

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Who will replace Mike Henry? Meet the Gopher fullbacks (FSN)
Pirsig ready to show what he can do (Pioneer Press)
Working on the passing game (1500ESPN)
What you missed yesterday (GopherSports)

What They're Saying - Aug. 21

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Thompson's incredible journey continues (Star Tribune)...
...and he's gotten better at yelling (FSN)
A look at the special teams (GopherSports)
Gophers still working out linebacker depth (Pioneer Press)
What you missed yesterday (GopherSports)
Practice photos (GopherGridiron)
Cobb is on another preseason watch list (GopherSports)
Cool stuff that could be yours (GopherSports)


What They're Saying - Aug. 20

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Tight ends are a talented and deep group (GopherSports)
Chris Streveler checks in with his hometown newspaper (Northwest Herald)
What you missed yesterday (GopherSports)
Kill knows Eastern Illinois is really good (
Star Tribune)
Only four days left (GopherSports)
Derrick Wells is healthy again (
Ft. Myers News Press)
VIDEO: Leidner ready to go (
Star Tribune)
Maxx Williams could be a game-changer (
Pioneer Press)
Injury update (
Star Tribune and Pioneer Press)

What They're Saying - Aug. 19

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Check out the Gophers live (MyGopherSports)
True freshman who could play this season (Star Tribune)
A look at the linebackers (GopherSports)
Legania moves to O-line (Pioneer Press)
What you missed yesterday (GopherSports)
Cockran hoping to making his presence known (Pioneer Press)
Some #ALSIceBucketChallenge submissions from yesterday ...

What They're Saying - Aug. 18

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Gophers will sport some new helmets this season (GopherGridiron)
Check us out on Instagram (Instagram)
Claeys back in his comfort zone, molding strong defense (Star Tribune)
BTN was at practice on Friday and Saturday. Here is what they saw (BTN)
BTN crew was also Tweeting while on campus (BTN)
Come to a game (MyGopherSports)
Five things to preview the season (AP)
Sherels is living his dream (Pioneer Press)
Support Gopher football, get cool stuff (GopherSports)
Vikings bring passionate fan base to campus (Star Tribune)
NFL great helped Gophers out this summer (ESPN.com)
Can Donovahn Jones be Minnesota's deep threat in 2014? (The Daily Gopher)
Which true freshman can play this year? (1500ESPN)
Who is the No. 2 running back? (Pioneer Press)
Watch out for these guys (KFAN and KFAN)
Cobb is the man to begin the season, but Gophers have depth at running back (1500ESPN)
Q&A with Ryan Santoso (Star Tribune)
A look at the backs (GopherSports)
Cockran looking forward to taking another step forward in 2014 (FSN)
Elmore moves to defense, while Legania moves to offense (Pioneer Press and Star Tribune)

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