When QB Nelson does nothing, Gophers coaches smile

  • Article by: PHIL MILLER , Star Tribune
  • Updated: November 14, 2012 - 12:17 PM

The freshman QB earns high marks by avoiding turnovers, big losses.

  • 4
  • Comments

  • Results per page:
  • 1 - 4 of 4
riverbirchNov. 14, 12 9:44 AM

if there was ever a team/program due for an upset this is it. luck does happen.

9
1
notsidNov. 14, 12 1:27 PM

I like the Gopher's chances for a win (s) during their next two games,especially, against Michigan State. May even be able to beat Nebraska if their big running back cannotplay and/or if Martinez plays erratically the entire game rather than just the usual one or two quarters. Maybe Gray will pick up a couple of touchdowns on catch and run plays.

4
1
thebuzz67Nov. 14, 12 3:15 PM

I like the positivity. Normally too much negative comments in here. Nebraska will be tough one. That QB will be tough to stop if he starts running all over the place. He does have trouble passing though. That MSU game could be winable. It all depends on which MSU team shows up. They've been an up and down team this year. (I guess that goes for the Gophers too)

3
0
garagewineNov. 14, 12 6:03 PM

Nelson has done a nice job protecting the ball the last few weeks, especially for a freshman QB. However, I think the coaches will have to open up the game plan on offense a bit against Nebraska. They will be tough to run against, playing at home, and I don't think 13 or 17 points are going to be enough to win this game unless the defense plays over its head.

1
0
  • 1 - 4 of 4

Comment on this story   |  

ADVERTISEMENT

Toronto - B. Morrow 12:05 PM
Cleveland - C. Carrasco
LA Angels - H. Santiago 12:08 PM
Detroit - R. Porcello
Atlanta - D. Hale 12:10 PM
NY Mets - Z. Wheeler
Seattle - B. Maurer 12:10 PM
Miami - K. Slowey
St. Louis - S. Miller 12:35 PM
Washington - S. Strasburg
Milwaukee - M. Estrada 12:35 PM
Pittsburgh - G. Cole
NY Yankees - V. Nuno 12:40 PM
Tampa Bay - C. Ramos
Minnesota - P. Hughes 1:10 PM
Kansas City - Y. Ventura
Cincinnati - H. Bailey 1:20 PM
Chicago Cubs - C. Villanueva
Chicago WSox - E. Johnson 2:05 PM
Texas - R. Ross Jr.
Houston - B. Peacock 3:05 PM
Oakland - J. Chavez
Philadelphia - R. Hernandez 3:10 PM
Colorado - J. Nicasio
San Francisco - T. Lincecum 3:10 PM
San Diego - R. Erlin
Arizona - J. Collmenter 3:10 PM
Los Angeles - J. Beckett
Baltimore - U. Jimenez 6:05 PM
Boston - J. Peavy
Dallas 12:00 PM
San Antonio
Charlotte 2:30 PM
Miami
Washington 6:00 PM
Chicago
Portland 8:30 PM
Houston
Philadelphia 11:00 AM
NY Rangers
Detroit 2:00 PM
Boston
Tampa Bay 6:00 PM
Montreal
Los Angeles 9:00 PM
San Jose

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

question of the day

Poll: Which quarterback is best in the NFL draft?

Weekly Question

ADVERTISEMENT

Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters

ADVERTISEMENT