Photos: Gophers beat Leathernecks

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1 Minnesota running back Rodrick Williams Jr. (35) scores on a 37-yard touchdown run during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Western Illinois in Minneapolis Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. Minnesota beat Western Illinois 29-12. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt) 
2 Minnesota head coach Jerry Kill walks the sidelines during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Western Illinois in Minneapolis, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. He was taken from the field on a stretcher at halftime after suffering a seizure. 
3 Minnesota quarterback Philip Nelson (9) evades Western Illinois defensive lineman Ethan Bachinski (37) during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Minneapolis Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. 
4 Minnesota linebacker Aaron Hill, rear, and defensive back Antonio Johnson (11) stop Western Illinois defensive back Antoine Ford (8) during a fourth quarter punt return in an NCAA college football game in Minneapolis Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. Minnesota beat Western Illinois 29-12. 
5 Western Illinois quarterback Trenton Norvell (14) throws a pass under pressure from during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in Minneapolis Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. The Gophers beat the Leathernecks 29-12. 
6 Minnesota quarterback Mitch Leidner (7) evades Western Illinois defensive lineman Ethan Bachinski (37) on a gain during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Minneapolis Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. Minnesota beat Western Illinois 29-12. 
7 Minnesota head coach Jerry Kill kneels on the sidelines during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against Western Illinois in Minneapolis, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. Kill was taken away on a stretcher at halftime after suffering a seizure. 
8 Minnesota quarterback Mitch Leidner, right, evades Western Illinois defensive back David McDaniel (22) on a gain during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Minneapolis, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. Minnesota beat Western Illinois 29-12. 
9 Western Illinois defensive lineman Tristan Humbles (53), offensive linesman Ryan Ricketts (63), offensive linesman Brandon De La Cruz (67) and offensive linesman Jeff Lindsey (69) watch from the bench during the final minutes of fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Minnesota in Minneapolis, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. Minnesota beat Western Illinois 29-12. 
10 Minnesota running back Rodrick Williams Jr. (35) falls into the end zone for a touchdown during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against Western Illinois in Minneapolis, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. 
11 Minnesota offensive linesman Ben Lauer (78) congratulates running back David Cobb (27) after his touchdown during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Western Illinois in Minneapolis Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. Minnesota beat Western Illinois 29-12.