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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)

Former Gophers QB accused of assault released on bail; police seek 2nd suspect

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MANKATO, Minn. -- Two hours after he was arrested in Mankato, former University of Minnesota quarterback Philip Nelson told police he didn’t remember kicking a defenseless Isaac Kolstad in the head after Kolstad had been knocked out by another man.


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