July 24, 2012
The college football season is right around the corner and Minnesota opens its 2012 campaign at UNLV on Aug. 30. Four Gophers - head coach Jerry Kill, linebacker Keanon Cooper, quarterback MarQueis Gray and offensive lineman Ed Olson - are in Chicago this week to participate in the 2012 Big Ten Football Kickoff Luncheon on Thursday and Friday.
So before all the festivities begin, we compiled a summer roundup of clips and stories about Minnesota football. Get your summer primer in now and then come back later for all the news from Chicago.
Giel family donates memorabilia to Minnesota
Gophers pack more than 27,000 meals for Kids Against Hunger
Kills host successful Date Night
Gophers host Youth Day Out
Coach Kill visits Camp Oz
Season tickets on sale now
Gophers making impact on Twin Cities youth
1500 ESPN Twin Cities
Gray headed for a 'breakout year?'
Gillum makes bid for top spot
Hageman crucial to unit's success
Ed Olson set to lead developing group
Is Rabe the offense's 'secret weapon?'
Search is on for a go-to threat
Rallis adapting to new role at MLB
So far, Gray has been run-first QB
Gillum looks to boost Gophers' running game
Gophers wide receiver competition wide open
Big Ten Network
Q&A with Jerry Kill
Q&A with Matt Limegrover
McDonald takes a circuitous route home
Summer semester brings new players to the U
Edina teen triumphs over trouble with graduation
New Gophers AD not worried about football's recruiting rank
Gophers AD Norwood Teague: football will be top priority
Home run summer: Minnesota
College Football News
2012 Minnesota preview - the big step
2012 Minnesota preview - offense
2012 Minnesota preview - defense
Waseca County News
Waseca football takes a page out of Jerry Kill's coaching book
Q&A with MarQueis Gray
Gophers Tackle B1G Media Days
The Gophers open fall camp on Friday, Aug. 5, but first there is the annual Big Ten media days and luncheon in Chicago.
Meet The Newcomers: Thomas Barber
This season, there is another Barber on campus, as freshman linebacker Thomas Barber will don the Maroon and Gold in the fall.
Meet The Newcomers: Vincent Calhoun
Get to know newcomer Vincent Calhoun whose favorite NFL player is Michael Oher. The two have more similarities than just their position.