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2014 Signing Day - Ohio State

The dust has settled on National Signing Day. Have you recovered from the frenzy? Ohio State was the big winner. No surprise. Urban Meyer has loads of momentum and mojo. In fact, he’s three for three when it comes to winning Big Ten recruiting titles. Now, he just needs to win his first on-field championship. That may be coming this fall.

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Jerry Kill talks hot Gophers, dance moves

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Jerry Kill Joins #BTNLive

Jerry Kill joined Monday night’s #BTNLive to talk about the white-hot Gophers, his dance moves and his view from the coaches box during the team’s four-game winning streak. Kill, who is focused on getting his epilepsy under control, said he plans to stay in the box for the rest of the season. Why not? The team is 4-1 under acting head coach Tracy Claeys. Watch our interview with Kill in this post.

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Video: Watch Jerry Kill dance after Penn State win

Everybody’s celebrating Minnesota’s 8-2 start and four straight wins. Yes, even Jerry Kill. The coach might be on a leave of absence to deal with his epilepsy, but he’s been in the booth watching his team during its hot streak. Following Minnesota’s 24-10 win over Penn State, the program’s first since 2004, Kill showed off his dance moves in the locker room. Watch the great scene in this post.

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Video: Jerry Kill's emotional locker room speech

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Jerry Kill Speech Following Win over Northwestern

Jerry Kill wasn’t expected to be at the Minnesota-Northwestern game Saturday. The head coach was on a leave of absence to get his epilepsy under control, after all. But there was Kill in the Minnesota coaches box at Ryan Field. Kill’s wife, Rebecca, drove him to the game, because he couldn’t stand not being there with his team after missing the Michigan game.

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Twitter reacts to Jerry Kill taking leave of absence

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The University of Minnesota announced today that head football coach Jerry Kill will take a leave of absence from coaching and will focus on dealing with and treating his epilepsy. Here are some notable twitter reactions to today’s breaking news.

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Minnesota coach Jerry Kill takes leave for epilepsy

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Minnesota Coach Jerry Kill Takes Leave for Epilepsy

Minnesota announced today that Jerry Kill will focus on dealing with and treating his epilepsy and not return to the sidelines for the time being. It’s not known when Kill will return to coaching, but he will be back at some point. While away from coaching, Minnesota defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys will serve as acting head coach.

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Minnesota's Jerry Kill to focus on treatment

Minnesota announced today that head football coach Jerry Kill is continuing to take time to focus on his treatment and better manage his Epilepsy. Defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys will serve as the acting head coach when Kill is away. Teague and Claeys will address the media at 4:15 p.m. ET today in the postgame press conference room at TCF Bank Stadium, accoridng to a statement from the school.

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Jerry Kill suffers seizure, won't coach at Michigan

Minnesota’s Jerry Kill suffered a seizure Saturday morning and will not coach in today’s game at Michigan, according to Minnesota officials. This is Kill’s second seizure of the season, as he suffered one right before halftime vs. Western Illinois in Week 3. Read Minnesota’s official release in this post.

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Teague has '100 percent' confidence in Jerry Kill

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Jerry Kill Carted Off Field

(AP) Minnesota coach Jerry Kill has returned to work, and his boss says he still has full confidence in Kill’s ability to do the job despite another public seizure. Kill had to leave Saturday’s game at halftime because of his latest episode, the fourth on a game day in three years with the Gophers. After a precautionary hospital visit, Kill returned home that afternoon.

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Look Back At Our Big Ten Kickoff Luncheon Special

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2012 Kickoff Luncheon: Bret Bielema

We capped off our coverage of the two-day Big Ten Media and Kickoff Luncheon with the 90-minute TV show Big Ten Football Kickoff Luncheon Special, with Dave Revsine, Gerry DiNardo and Howard Griffith. It included various interviews and analysis from the event in Chicago. Watch a number of video clips from that Friday night show in this post.

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Dienhart: Q&A With Minnesota's Jerry Kill

Minnesota Gophers head coach Jerry Kill looks on during warmups before a game against the Miami Redhawks at TCF Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jesse Johnson-US PRESSWIRE

Minnesota Spring Game - Football Highlights

No matter where Minnesota’s Jerry Kill has coached, there has been one constant: winning. His eclectic head coaching resume includes Saginaw Valley State (1994-98); Emporia State (1999-2000); Southern Illinois (2001-07); Northern Illinois (2008-2010), and Kill has won at each and every stop.

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Minnesota, Kill Agree to 7-Year Contract

Minnesota and head football coach Jerry Kill agreed on a seven-year contract Tuesday morning. The contract is effective as of December 2010 and runs through the 2017 season. “I’m glad it’s now settled and we can move on from here,” Kill said in a statement. “We are excited about the future of our program.” Read the full AP story and watch Kill’s live press conference at 1 ET.

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Kill Returns to Minnesota Practice

Minnesota head football coach Jerry Kill, who was hospitalized at the Mayo Clinic on Sunday after suffering a seizure earlier in the day, returned to practice Wednesday and called the team together for an on-field meeting, according to the Star Tribune. Kill’s status for Minnesota’s Big Ten opener at Michigan (noon ET, BTN) remains unknown, although defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys told reporters Tuesday that he expects Kill to return for the game.

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Kill Suffers Another Seizure, Admits Himself to Hospital

Minnesota head football coach Jerry Kill readmitted himself to the hospital after suffering another seizure Sunday, according to GopherSports.com. The first-year Gophers coach is in good condition but will be admitted to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., for further testing and evaluation in an effort to resolve his ongoing seizure issues.

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Step Into My Office: Coach Kill

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Step Into My Office: Jerry Kill Bonus 4

On last week’s on Step Into My Office, our Mike Hall sat down with Illinois coach Ron Zook and the week before that it was Nebraska coach Bo Pelini. At 10 p.m. ET Thursday on BTN, Hall takes you behind the scenes with Minnesota head coach Jerry Kill. Hall, who can be found on Twitter, @BTNMikeHall, filed a few bonus Web-only video clips from his visit to Minneapolis. He also wrote a little about what it was like to hang with Kill, whose 1-2 Gophers host North Dakota State at 7 p.m. ET Saturday on BTN.

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"Jerry! Jerry!" Chants Fill Gophers' Locker Room

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Duane Bennett: One-on-One

Two Saturdays ago, Minnesota head football coach Jerry Kill was taken off the field on a stretcher to “Jerry! Jerry!” chants. Kill returned to the field in Week 3, one week after suffering a seizure on the sideline, and recorded his first victory as Minnesota coach. When Kill entered the locker room following the team’s 29-23 victory, he once again heard the “Jerry! Jerry!” chants. This time, it was from his proud players. Watch the video of the scene from GopherSports‘ YouTube page inside.

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Minnesota's Kill Talks to BTN's Mason

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Minnesota's Jerry Kill Talks with Glen Mason

BTN’s Glen Mason interviewed Minnesota coach Jerry Kill on Friday afternoon and the two discussed Kill’s return after the Gophers coach suffered a seizure during last week’s football game. In the conversation Kill talks about the seizure, his hospital stay and what he told his team on Thursday when he returned to practice.

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