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Minnesota dismisses Tracy Claeys after two seasons

The 48-year-old Claeys enjoyed a brief but eventful tenure for a program that continues to search for stable ground. He will leave Dinkytown with an 11-8 mark overall and 6-8 Big Ten record with two bowl wins.

Best of 2016 Holiday Bowl: Minnesota defense stifles Washington State

No team entered the bowl season amid the tumult that enveloped Minnesota, which had to diffuse a player boycott that threatened its participation in this game. Things got smoothed out, and the Golden Gophers proceeded to post a 17-12 upset of Washington State to finish 9-4.

Minnesota holds off Washington State, 17-12, in Holiday Bowl

Shannon Brooks caught a tipped pass from Mitch Leidner for a 13-yard, go-ahead touchdown in the third quarter and Minnesota upset Luke Falk and the Washington State Cougars 17-12 in the Holiday Bowl on Tuesday night.

Rutgers tabs ex-Minnesota coach Jerry Kill as offensive coordinator

Jerry Kill could be just what Rutgers needs to invigorate what was a moribund Scarlet Knights offense in 2016. Kill brings a wealth of knowledge to the staff of Chris Ash, who just finished his first season at Rutgers with a 2-10 record overall and a 1-9 Big Ten mark.

What's inside your Big Ten football team's bowl swag bag?

Going to bowls has a lot of perks for programs. Another game to play, good exposure and extra practice time, among other things. But for the players, it’s all about the SWAG--Stuff We All Get.

Minnesota players end boycott, will play in Holiday Bowl

It’s official: Minnesota won’t miss the Holiday Bowl. The player boycott has ended, the players announced this morning. Minnesota will face Washington State on Dec. 29 in San Diego.

Dienhart: Minnesota boycott goes on

The Minnesota football players' boycott continued Friday as uncertainty hovers over the Gophers program and their upcoming bowl game.