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Gophers add Mapakaitolo and Shaw to 2021 offensive line

Jan. 14, 2021: Utah State transfer Karter Shaw committed to the Gophers joining 2021 three-star recruit Saia Mapakaitolo by officially committing to the University Thursday afternoon.     He, as in P.J. Fleck’s recruiting since arriving at Minnesota has been nothing short of remarkable. You can say what you want about his in-game coaching, but […] READ MORE

Gophers add former Clemson four-star DT Nyles Pinckney to loaded incoming class

Jan. 11, 2021: Former four-star Clemson defensive tackle, Nyles Pinckney has officially signed with the Minnesota Golden Gophers.   The 2021 offseason could not be going much better for P.J. Fleck and his Gophers’ staff. After constructing its best recruiting class in program history (No. 27 in NCAA) Minnesota has now added four more players […] READ MORE

Gophers struggle to make shots against No. 6 Badgers

Dec. 31, 2020: The Golden Gophers of the University of Minnesota fell to the Badgers of the University of Wisconsin Thursday 71-59, in a New Year’s Eve showdown.   The Gophers entered this New Year’s Eve matchup with the No. 6 ranked Badgers supporting a three-game win streak. Wisconsin entered the game on the heels […] READ MORE

Minnesota obliterates No. 17 Michigan State

Dec. 28, 2020: The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers defeated the Spartans of Michigan State 81-56, Monday night.   Following the Gophers’ Christmas Day upset of No. 4 Iowa, they were rewarded with their first AP Poll ranking in over three years. They entered this matchup ranked No. 21 in all of the land. Michigan […] READ MORE

Minnesota adds, WR Dylan Wright and DT Val Martin from transfer portal

Dec. 23, 2020: Former Iowa Western CC and NC State defensive tackle Val Martin joined Texas A&M transfer wide receiver, Dylan Wright, as transfer students to verbally committed to the Minnesota Golden Gophers, Wednesday afternoon.   Following an Early National Signing Day that saw P.J. Fleck and his staff add 19 total commitments for the […] READ MORE

Gophers lose, Wisconsin wins

Dec. 19, 2020: The Minnesota Golden Gophers fell to the Wisconsin Badgers 17-20 in the 130th Battle for Paul Bunyan’s Axe.   Game Recap: The 130th Battle for Paul Bunyan’s Axe started in classic Big Ten fashion, back-to-back punts and Fox’s so-called “rules analyst” Dean Blandino began the day 0 for 2 on calls going […] READ MORE

News and notes from the Gophers’ 2021 class

Dec. 16, 2020: Wednesday, officially marks the beginning of the Early National Signing Period. Gophers football has gotten busy, as their 2021 recruiting class continues to take shape.   Early National Signing Day has officially begun! Starting today, high school and junior college prospects can put pen to paper and sign their National Letter of […] READ MORE

Gophers take home $5 Bits of Broken Chair Trophy in win over Nebraska

Dec. 12: The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers defeated the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Cornhuskers (SCORE) to take home the $5 Bits of Broken Chair Trophy.   Game Recap: The Gophers returned to the gridiron for their first game in 22 days. They headed to Lincoln, Nebraska to take on Scott Frost’s 2-4 Cornhuskers. The game […] READ MORE

Luther McCoy set to join Gophers in 2021

Dec. 9, 2020: The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers’ football team received a verbal commitment from 2021, defensive lineman Luther McCoy.   Early National Signing Day is almost a week away, but P.J. Fleck and the Gophers’ recruiting team is putting some final touches on their 2021 recruiting class before then. 3-star defensive lineman, Luther […] READ MORE