Gopher Football to Hold Scrimmage Saturday

The University of Minnesota Golden Gopher football team will hold a team scrimmage Saturday, April 15 at the Gibson-Nagurski Football Complex beginning at 9:30 a.m. Saturday's scrimmage will conclude the team's third week of spring practice. The Gophers will hold their annual spring game, Saturday, April 22 at the Metrodome. The spring game will begin at 11 a.m.

Minnesota will open the 2006 season on Aug. 31 at Kent State and will begin its home schedule at the Metrodome on Sept. 16 against Temple. Season tickets are on sale through the Gopher Ticket Office by calling 1-800-U-GOPHER outside the Twin Cities area or (612) 624-8080 within the local calling area. Tickets may also be purchased online at www.gophersports.com. In addition to Temple, the Gophers' home schedule includes Michigan (Sept. 30), Penn State (Oct. 7), North Dakota State (Oct. 21), Indiana (Nov. 4) and Iowa (Nov. 18).

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