Great info on Gophers in the NFL and their contracts. Of the 14 Gophers with contracts 10 are on their rookie deals. We are 40th in college teams with NFL players, but rank lower than than when it comes to total earnings. However, that will be changing in the years to come as we go up the list.
Ex-Gophers wideout Drew Wolitarsky, 27, has 30 receptions and a TD for for the CFL’s Winnipeg Blue Bombers, who have him signed through 2023. Also in the CFL are ex-Gophers Steven Richardson, 26, with the British Columbia Lions, and Simoni Lawrence, 33, with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.