Donnell Kirkwood

Gopher Top Illinois to Become Bowl Eligible
The Gopher football team defeated Illinois 17-3 at Illinois Saturday to become bowl eligible for the first time since 2009. Minnesota fell behind 3-0 but tied the game at 3 going into halftime. Donnell Kirkwood ran 28 times for 152 yards and 2 touchdowns for Minnesota and Philip Nelson threw for j…