Week one breakdown: Minnesota vs. Michigan

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The Big Ten Conference announced its full conference schedule for the upcoming season, Saturday morning. This year’s unique season will consist of seven traditional conference games for each school, while the last week of the season will be much different than a traditional Championship weekend. The top team from the Big Ten West will still […] READ MORE


Justin Walley commits to the Gophers!

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By: Tony Liebert  2021 three-star DB, Justin Walley committed to the University of Minnesota, Sunday afternoon adding to a star-studded 2021 recruiting class.   Walley, a Biloxi, Mississippi native chose the Gophers over in-state schools such as Ole Miss and Mississippi State along with top national programs like Baylor and Auburn. He adds to a […] READ MORE


Trey Bixby starts 2022 recruiting class with a bang!

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Article by Tony Liebert PJ Fleck’s recruiting train continues to steam through even in the middle of a pandemic. Four-star pass rusher, Trey Bixby is the Gophers’ first commitment in the class of 2022.   Standing at a reported 6’5” 250 pounds, Bixby should be a tremendous building block for Fleck’s 22’ class. The Lakewood, […] READ MORE



P.J. Fleck talks with media about postponed 2020 football season

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By: Jared Hines On the morning of Aug. 14, Minnesota Gophers Head Football Coach discussed the currently postponed 2020 Fall Football season. While the Big Ten hopes to play football–and all other fall sports–in the Spring, there are concerns from many about playing in the Spring and then turning around and trying to play again […] READ MORE



Assessing the Impact of Minnesota’s Cornerbacks in 2019

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Photo: University of Minnesota  by: Daniel House (@DanielHouseNFL) Consistent defensive back play is one of the most important aspects of success. In 2019, Minnesota’s secondary proved it could handle difficult challenges. The Gophers have built a depth chart headlined by players with unique physical profiles. Last season, their cornerbacks adequately handled man coverage situations and […] READ MORE


Q&A: Ben Wileman Talks Excitement to Join Gophers Program, Earn Role and More

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Ben Wileman, a 6-foot-2, 225-pound senior linebacker from Edgerton (WI) High, committed to Minnesota as preferred walk-on last December.   Gopher Hole: First of all, how are you doing during this pandemic situation?    Ben Wileman: I’m doing great. It is definitely a lot different. I think that I would be finishing school up this Wednesday, […] READ MORE


PODCAST: Kendal Shell & Nadine Babu talk about George Floyd, community involvement and much more!

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With Minneapolis in the national spotlight, Nadine Babu brought in St. Louis Native Kendal Shell to discuss the past week in Minneapolis. The two discuss race, Kendal’s personal experience with recent protests and his story from his time at the U of M and MPD.  PODCAST LINK: https://share.transistor.fm/s/b693f3f7  Video clips from the interview can be found […] READ MORE


Indiana DE Austin Booker commits to the Gophers

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The Gophers have received a commitment from Greenwood, Indiana, defensive end Austin Booker. He chose Minnesota over offers from Iowa, Indiana, Oregon, Purdue, Arizona State and others. The 6-foot-5, 235-pound pass rusher is a three-star prospect, according to 24/7 Sports. Booker ranks No. 10 among Indiana recruits, per 24/7 Composite rankings. He posted 67 tackles (14 for […] READ MORE