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5th in Big Ten - West
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Minnesota to play W. Illinois of FCS in 2022

The Gophers announced Tuesday they've added the Leathernecks for Sept. 10, 2022, giving them five straight home games to start the slate for the first time since 1933.

Minnesota's 400-pound Australian lineman scores a TD (0:31)
Spears: Kill, Fleck prove 'coaches take things personally' (2:36)

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Senior Writer 

Minnesota is hiring Oregon defensive analyst Rod Chance as a defensive backs coach, per sources. The Athletic first reported the hire. Chance previously served as defensive coordinator at FCS Southern Utah and also spent time as a quality control assistant at Vanderbilt. He continues a strong series of hires by Gophers coach P.J. Fleck this cycle.

Johnson goes up to grab 2nd TD (0:27)
Georgia Tech QB fumbles in final minute to ice Quick Lane Bowl (0:33)
Ibrahim surpasses 200 yards in game (0:39)
Ibrahim runs in his 2nd TD of game (0:28)
Georgia Tech punches in 1st TD (0:34)
Johnson grabs back-shoulder throw for TD (0:34)
41-yard sideline catch sets up Minnesota TD (0:31)
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205dMyron Medcalf

Larger-than-life Faalele making an impact

Minnesota offensive lineman Daniel Faalele is a mountain of a young man, learning football fast after departing his homeland of Australia.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Senior Writer 

Minnesota coach P.J. Fleck will receive a one-year contract extension through the 2023 season, according to a source. This should be announced today as Minnesota's board of regents will meet. The Pioneer Press first reported the extension. Fleck received a similar one-year bump last season. He's 11-13 in two years with the Gophers, who face Georgia Tech in the Quick Lane Bowl on Dec. 26.

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229dAdam Rittenberg

Picking winners for every bowl game matchup

From Dec. 15 through Jan. 7, the Celebration Bowl through the CFP National Championship, Adam Rittenberg picks his winners for bowl season.

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