Gopher Football Plays Thursday 27 Aug 13

The University of Minnesota football team will hit the practice field again today for their final full-blown practice before their season opening game comes on Thursday night.  They will have a lighter, walk-through practice tomorrow.  Minnesota entertains UNLV to begin the 2013 with a 6 p.m. kickoff on Thursday at TCF Bank Stadium.  The Gophers beat the Runnin’ Rebels last season in Vegas in triple overtime.  Minnesota will release its two-deep depth chart for Thursday’s opening game later today.

 Goal Line Club Luncheon

Golden Gopher head coach Jerry Kill will headline a luncheon tomorrow in Minneapolis hosted by the program’s football booster club.  “The Goal Line Club” is hosting the “Gopher Gridiron Luncheon” at Jax Cafe in Minneapolis at 11 a.m. tomorrow and near record attendance is expected.  The event is open to anyone and costs 20 dollars per person, which includes a sit-down lunch, a keynote address from the head coach, and a chance to win raffle prizes.  The registration deadline is today.  Log on to “The Goal Line Club” Webpage for all the details.  The Webpage is www.goallineclub.com .