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Gopher FB: Kill, Leidner Talk On Final Day of Two-A-Day Practices

Created: 08/19/2014 9:57 PM KSTP.com
By: Chris Long

The Minnesota Gophers football team wrapped up the final two-a-day practice session of the season Tuesday at the Bierman Athletic Complex on campus.

5 EYEWITNESS NEWS spoke to Head Coach Jerry Kill and quarterback Mitch Leidner after the completion of their session. 

Click the video box on this page to see our chat with Kill and Leidner

Among the topics discussed:

  • How ready are the Gophers for next Thursday's season opener?
  • Jerry Kill is familiar with Eastern Illinois, but the opening night opponent still poses a challenge.
  • How different the run-up to this year's opener is for Mitch Leidner compared to a year ago.
  • How comfortable is Leidner with where his offense is right now?
  • ...and plenty more.
Minnesota Gophers QB Mitch Leidner is all smiles after the close of two-a-day practices a little more than a week away from the Gophers season opener.
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