College Football: Ex-Gophers QB Nelson held in assault; victim in critical condition
By Frederick Melo
St. Paul Pioneer Press
MANKATO — A former Minnesota Gophers quarterback has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting a fellow football player and leaving the Mankato man in critical condition.
Former Gophers QB Philip Nelson, 20, was arrested in Mankato early Sunday morning on suspicion of third-degree assault and underage consumption of alcohol, a Blue Earth County official said.
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