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Gophers are better, but are they 'for real'?

Updated: October 16, 2003, 6:03 PM ET

MINNEAPOLIS -- It shouldn't take this long.

Seven games into the 2003 season, and it's still nearly impossible to tell whether this year's Gopher football team is -- as they say -- "for real."

It takes a lot more than being bowl-eligible to prove that a team is worthy of a bowl game. Technically, Minnesota became the first team in the country to become bowl-eligible when the Gophers hammered mediocre Northwestern two weeks ago.

And there's little doubt they can get to some cheesy ...

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