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A Dream No Longer

Like many high school players throughout the state of Minnesota, Bemidji's Ernie Heifort would dream of donning the Maroon and Gold for the Gophers. On Sunday his dream became a reality when he committed to head coach Jerry Kill and his staff as a walk-on. The 6-foot-5, 225-pounder discussed his decision with

"It was always a dream of mine because my family lives around there and it would be nice to play close to them," Heifort said. "And coach Kill and his staff sealed the deal." What was it about head coach... Recommended Stories

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