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College football: Another Olson to wear No. 58 at Minnesota

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By Marcus R. Fuller

St. Paul Pioneer Press

MINNEAPOLIS — When Ed Olson Sr. arrived as a freshman at the University of Minnesota in 1978, the number he was assigned to wear on the football team was No. 66.


Olson hated it.

Fortunately for him, the equipment manager let him know after the season that No. 58 was free.

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