Purdue Boilermakers defeat Minnesota Golden Gophers, 28-17

Adam Weber was a redshirt freshman and inside Glen Mason's football operation in 2006.

He has spent the next four years as Tim Brewster's starting quarterback. In that time, the Gophers have moved into a new on-campus stadium that was first proposed by Mason and celebrated as a great asset to the football program by Brewster.

On Sunday, it became official that Brewster was out as coach after three seasons and seven games. He was 15-30 in that time and became the first G...

WEST LAFAYETTE, IND. — Having blown through calamity, disappointment and despair, the Gophers finally descended into vaudeville on Saturday, into are-you-kidding-me misfortune and funny-hats-and-rubber-noses pratfalls. Two certain touchdowns were bollixed, a snap sailed into the stratosphere, and the bounce pass somehow became a staple of the playbook. All that was missing was a giant cane, yanking Tim Brewster off the stage and into ignominy.

Hold that thought.

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"It will ultimately be my decision," AD Joel Maturi says.

The right man for the job is out there, if you know where to look.

Jeff Horton: "My sole job is to be the calming influence on this team."

The University of Minnesota shouldn't have much trouble attracting a gaggle of capable, effective coaching candidates to take over its football program. The job, after all, comes with a nice potential perk: immortality.

"If we go to the Rose Bowl," athletic director J...