Eric Ellestad, who was named the Big Ten's Co-Special Teams Player of the Week in his debut, is exciting about playing in the new TCF Stadium. It had appeared that Ellestad wouldn't get a chance to kick for the Gophers after not being invited to participate in two-a-days two years ago. However, he used the shunning as a motivation and GoldenSports.Net talked to Ellestad to learn the latest.
September 8, 2009
Junior kicker Eric Ellestad was named the Big Ten's Co-Special Teams Player of the Week in his kicking debut. Ellestad, playing in his first collegiate game, kicked a game-tying 26-yard field goal with less than one minute remaining in regulation to force overtime. In overtime, Ellestad hit the game-winning 35-yarder. He added another 26-yarder in the third quarter.
September 6, 2009
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