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Minnesota Golden Gophers football head coach Jerry Kill addresses the media during the Big Ten Conference football Media Day Monday at Hilton Chicago. USA TODAY Sports

College Football: Gophers look to build on 8-5 season


By Jack McCarthy

Sports Xchange

CHICAGO — Jerry Kill says he’s feeling healthier these days and his Minnesota football program reflects those improved conditions.

The 52-year-old Golden Gophers coach missed two games last year following epileptic seizures — a condition he has had since 2005 — but reportedly has had none since last October.

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