1. Lauer Named FWAA Freshman All-American

    Offensive lineman Ben Lauer has been named to the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) Freshman All-America Team, announced today.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 months ago 28 reads 0 comments

  2. Gophers' Deputy AD David Benedict Leaving for Auburn

    "We are happy for David and wish him well in this new opportunity," Gophers AD Norwood Teague said in a statement. "In his time here, David used his unique skills and experience to make positive changes in the department...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 7 months ago 31 reads 0 comments

  3. Minnesota Football Recruiting: Gopher Verbal Jeff Jones Is a Wanted Man

    To say that Jeff Jones has blown up, is one of the hottest and most talked about recruits in the country might be an understatement...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 7 months ago 44 reads 0 comments

  4. A Quick Glance Ahead at Gopher Football's 2014 Opponents

    With the Texas Bowl loss in the rear-view mirror, what better time than now to take a quick glance at the opponents on the 2014 schedule...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 7 months ago 36 reads 0 comments

  5. Wish List with Remaining Scholarships for Gopher Football

    Recruiting is hitting the home-stretch and the Gophers have limited scholarships available in this particular class. The Gophers have only 15 scholarship seniors graduating and they have 13 verbal commitments in the current class...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 7 months ago 32 reads 0 comments

  6. Two Gopher Passing Game Issues Not Named Nelson or Leidner

    Was Minnesota's quarterback play good this season? No. But there's two issues with the passing game people don't seem to talk much about, and neither of them is named Nelson or Leidner...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 7 months ago 33 reads 0 comments

  7. Gophers Football: 320-Pound Recruit Spreading the Word at All-Star Game

    Connor Mayes had the letter "M" sprayed graffiti-style on his new adidas football cleats over the weekend.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 7 months ago 52 reads 0 comments

  8. Minnesota Football: Did Texas Bowl Loss Create QB Controversy for 2014?

    Minnesota kicked off Big Ten bowl season but came up just short for the second straight year in the Texas Bowl, losing 21-17 to Syracuse...

    David Fitzgerald II Written by David Fitzgerald II about 7 months ago 2,421 reads 32 comments

  9. Why Minnesota's Performance in Texas Bowl Should Have Big Ten Fans Worried

    The Minnesota Golden Gophers will be happy to never see the Texas Bowl again, after suffering a bad case of deja vu in a 20-17 loss to Syracuse in the 2013 version of the game...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 7 months ago 2,604 reads 10 comments

  10. Minnesota Winning a Bowl Game Could Shake Final Cobwebs out of Dormant Program

    Minnesota football claims seven national titles to its credit, but most people alive today have never witnessed a truly great Gophers team...

    Andrew Coppens Written by Andrew Coppens about 7 months ago 1,548 reads 9 comments

  11. Minnesota Might Use Two Quarterbacks

    HOUSTON -- It worked well for them a year ago in the bowl game, but it's unclear whether the Gophers will play two quarterbacks in Friday's Texas Bowl against Syracuse...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 7 months ago 52 reads 0 comments

  12. Gophers Lose Rodeo Bowl: Tommy Olson Wins My Award for Awesomeness

    The video above is the highlights of the Rodeo Bowl competition yesterday between Syracuse and Minnesota. The Gophers lost 6-1 and Troy Nunes has an in depth recap if you are so inclined...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 7 months ago 24 reads 0 comments

  13. Minnesota Gophers' Brock Vereen Hopes to Follow in His Brother's NFL Footsteps

    MINNEAPOLIS -- The conversations that Brock Vereen now has with his brother, Shane, no longer revolve around music or their favorite television shows. Instead, younger brother Brock picks his older brother's brain for career advice...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 7 months ago 41 reads 0 comments

  14. Gophers Hungry for Texas Bowl Redemption

    On December 27, the Gophers will make their return to the Texas Bowl, this year to take on the Syracuse Orange. This will be the second straight trip to Houston for Minnesota after a tough 34-31 loss against Texas Tech in 2012...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 7 months ago 34 reads 0 comments

  15. Gophers Football: Philip Nelson Has Settled into Leadership Role

    HOUSTON -- Going into last year's bowl game, the Gophers had a starting quarterback who wasn't even the team's best leader at his position.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 7 months ago 15 reads 0 comments

  16. For Gophers' Nelson, bowl offers another chance at redemption

    Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson finished last year's regular season battered and bruised, struggling to produce...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 7 months ago 15 reads 0 comments

  17. Cody Poock on Picking U: "I Just Felt That Special Bond with Minnesota"

    Cody Poock, a 6-3, 230 pound freshman linebacker from Iowa Western Community College who visited Minnesota for the Wisconsin game, committed to the Golden Gophers Saturday.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 7 months ago 17 reads 0 comments

  18. McShay Projects Hageman as Late 1st-Round Pick

    ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay held a conference call Thursday morning, and I asked him about two Gophers -- Ra'Shede Hageman and Brock Vereen. Here's a snippet of what McShay said...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 7 months ago 19 reads 0 comments

  19. Wolitarsky, Jones Emerge as Freshman Receiving Duo

    Jerry Kill would prefer not to rely on two freshman wide receivers to revive the Gophers' passing attack in the bowl game this year...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 7 months ago 43 reads 0 comments

  20. Hageman Accepts Invitation to Play in Senior Bowl

    Gophers defensive tackle Ra'Shede Hageman has accepted an invitation to play in the Senior Bowl, an annual showcase for players heading into the NFL Draft.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 7 months ago 29 reads 0 comments

  21. Vereen Accepts Invite to East-West Shrine Game

    Gophers defensive back Brock Vereen has accepted an invitation to play in the East-West Shrine Game, an annual showcase for college seniors heading into the NFL draft.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 7 months ago 25 reads 0 comments

  22. Gophers' Tracy Claeys Entertaining Head Coaching Offers

    The head coaching offers will surely come Tracy Claeys' way this offseason. In fact, the Gophers' defensive coordinator admitted he's already received one such proposition during the regular season...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 7 months ago 49 reads 0 comments

  23. Syracuse vs. Minnesota Betting Odds: Texas Bowl Analysis and Prediction

    The Minnesota Golden Gophers (8-4) come into the Texas Bowl having covered six straight to close out the regular season. The Syracuse Orange (6-6) sneaked into this one after becoming bowl eligible in their final game of the season...

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  24. Luke Rasmussen Commits

    What a weekend -- three commits in less than 24 hours is exciting stuff! Is the recent spree of pledges a sign that recruits are rushing to get on board in a class with limited spots? ...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 7 months ago 81 reads 0 comments

  25. Report: Gophers Land 3rd Commit in Last 24 Hrs

    This. Is. Nuts. I can confirm that Brookfield (Wis.) OT Luke Rasmussen (@Rasquatch75) just committed to #Minnesota. 3rd commit in 24 hours...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 7 months ago 11 reads 0 comments