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By Joel A. Rippel

With greater than six hundred victories and 7 nationwide championships, the Minnesota soccer software is without doubt one of the maximum in background. mythical avid gamers like Bruce Smith and Bronko Nagurski helped the Gophers dominate Minnesota activities for the 1st sixty years of the 20 th century. This e-book presents a glance at probably the most memorable avid gamers, coaches, and video games of the final seventy-five years. From the Golden period of 1934–41, which incorporated 5 nationwide titles, Sonny Franck and invoice Daley bear in mind their so much memorable video games. The Gophers gained one other nationwide name and went to 2 Rose Bowls within the early ’60s lower than trainer Murray Warmath and quarterback Sandy Stephens, who grew to become the 1st black quarterback to earn All-America honors at a massive university. Warmath recollects the second one Rose Bowl as his such a lot memorable online game. different memorable Gophers contain destiny NFL legend Bud Grant,  destiny NFL training nice Tony Dungy, and present Denver Broncos participant Eric Decker, all of whom are featured in Game of My existence Minnesota Gophers.

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