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College football: Two key defensive lineman injured in Gopher victory

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By Marcus R. Fuller

St. Paul Pioneer Press

MINNEAPOLIS — Gophers football coach Jerry Kill seemed worried Friday about the leg injuries suffered by his defensive linemen, especially starters Scott Ekpe and Alex Keith.

Losing either player would be a blow to the University of Minnesota’s depth up front and overshadow an impressive defensive showing in Thursday’s 42-20 season-opening victory over Eastern Illinois at TCF Bank Stadium.

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