Gophers end regular season with Spartans
Gophers look to extend winning streak to three against Illinois
Freshman Philip Nelson throws for 149 yards and two touchdown passes
Quotes from the 2012 Gophers spring game, April 21
Coach Kill addressed the Twin Cities media Wednesday afternoon, on the eve of the first 2012 spring practice.
Gophersports.com caught up with senior wide receiver Brandon Green after practice.
2011 JUNIOR SEASON:
Game-by-Game: Scored on a touchdown reception in season-opener at USC (9/3) for 12 yards caught two balls for 24 yards against New Mexico State (9/10) recorded one catch for eight yards in victory over Miami (Ohio) (9/17) started vs. North Dakota State (9/24), but did not record any statistics two catches for 44 yards at Michigan (10/1) one catch for seven yards at Purdue (10/8) one reception for six yards vs. Nebraska (10/22) one catch for four yards vs. Iowa (10/29) two catches for 18 yards at Michigan State (11/5) one catch for five yards vs. Wisconsin (11/12) two receptions for 49 yards at Northwestern (11/19) recorded one catch for 14 yards vs. Illinois (11/26).
2009 SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Game-by-Game: In the season-opener at Syracuse (9/5), hauled in three passes for 28 yards including a long of 11 yards in the 23-20 OT win caught two passes for 26 yards in the 20-13 win over Air Force (9/12) caught three passes for 39 yards in the 35-21 loss to #8 Cal (9/19) also tallied one solo tackle against Cal picked up first start of the season in the 35-24 win at Northwestern (9/26) and caught two passes for 37 yards, including a game long 27-yarder both of his receptions vs. the Wildcats converted third-and-long situations in Minnesota's fourth-quarter scoring drive to regain the lead started for the second straight game in the 31-28 loss to Wisconsin (10/3) started for the third straight game in the 35-20 win over Purdue (10/10), did not catch a pass in the 20-0 loss at No. 14 Penn State (10/17) caught two passes for 10 yards, including a long of 13 yards in the 38-7 loss to No. 18 Ohio State (10/24) caught two passes 22 yards including a long of 12 yards in the 42-34 win over Michigan State (10/31) caught two passes for 60 yards, including a season-long 37-yarder for his only touchdown of the season in the 35-32 loss to Illinois (11/7), led the Gophers with four receptions for 64 yards, including a long of 21 yards in the 16-13 win over South Dakota State (11/14) caught one pass for seven yards appeared in the final two games of the season vs. Iowa and Iowa State (Insight Bowl), but did not record a reception.
2008 FRESHMAN SEASON:
Game-by-Game: saw his first collegiate action as a late-game reserve at Bowling Green (9/6) but did not record any statistics also came off the bench to earn playing time vs. Montana State (9/13) hauled in first career reception on an athletic 7-yard grab near the goal line against Florida Atlantic (9/20) earned playing time against Ohio State (9/27), Indiana (10/4) and Illinois (10/11) but did not record any statistics made his first career start at Purdue (10/25) and responded with a huge game hauled in five receptions for a team-high 100 yards vs. the Boilermakers, including a 71-yard catch that is the longest pass play of the season for Minnesota and set up a touchdown recorded five receptions for 37 yards vs. Northwestern (11/1) finished with two receptions for 36 yards against Michigan (11/8) hauled in five passes for 80 yards, including his first career touchdown on a 4-yard reception at Wisconsin (11/15) started vs. Iowa (11/22) but did not record any statistics caught two passes for 38 yards, including a 29-yarder vs. Kansas (12/31) at the Insight Bowl.