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Former Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson, 20, was arrested in Mankato early Sunday, May 11, 2014, on suspicion of third-degree assault and underage consumption of alcohol, a Blue Earth County official said. (Photo courtesy Blue Earth County)

Ex-Gophers QB Nelson held in assault; alleged victim in critical condition

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MANKATO, Minn. -- A former Minnesota Gophers quarterback has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting a fellow football player and leaving the Mankato man in critical condition.


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