Know Your New Coach: Corey Hetherman

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One of the best ways to learn about other programs is talking to people who cover them. That is why one of my favorite things I do with GopherHole is getting the opportunity to ask media around the country to give us their perspective about the Gophers opponents. It gives us some insight that couldn’t […] READ MORE


Who is the Gophers new DC Corey Hetherman?

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Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter 25 days after longtime Gophers defensive coordinator Joe Rossi accepted the same position at Michigan State, they’ve found his replacement, as Minnesota hired Corey Hetherman to be the program’s new defensive coordinator Monday afternoon. He comes directly from Rutgers after being the program’s LB coach for the past three seasons, but the […] READ MORE


ROSTER BUILDING: What has PJ Fleck been up to in the Transfer Portal?

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Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter With five different players once “committed” to the Gophers flipping their decisions to other programs, 12 Gophers players of their own entering the portal and seven new transfers “committed” as of now, PJ Fleck and his staff have been incredibly busy in the transfer portal this cycle. Since I have been contributing […] READ MORE


How did my bold predictions for Gophers football go?

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Last fall, I wrote down nine bold predictions for the Minnesota Gophers heading into the 2023 season. These predictions involved just about every aspect of the team.  I’ll be honest; I haven’t looked at them since about a week ago. Partly because I had a good idea of how far or close I was to […] READ MORE


COLUMN: Do Bowl Games still matter?

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Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter Today during the Gophers’ thrilling 30-24 victory over Bowling Green in the prestigious Quicklane Bowl, two things dominated my timeline; Cole Kramer and Katie Miller’s upcoming wedding and people telling me, “It doesn’t matter it’s the Quicklane Bowl.” So I asked myself, like most fans of college football do around this time […] READ MORE


Know Your Opponent: Bowling Green Falcons

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Before every game, I ask a reporter who covers the Gophers upcoming opponent to give us a view from the opponent’s perspective. I asked Michael Burwell from the Toledo Blade six questions about the Bowling Green Falcons. Minnesota takes on Bowling Green in the Quick Lane Bowl on December 26th on ESPN. Huge thanks to […] READ MORE


Central Michigan transfer DL Quindario Lee chooses Gophers

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–> 26 Gophers’ put a pen to paper signing with the Gophers today on Early National Signing Day, then one more joined them as Central Michigan transfer DL Quindario Lee committed to the Maroon & Gold. Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter With all of the flipping and transferring craziness, the Gophers have ultimately addressed some needs this […] READ MORE


Early National Signing Day: Gophers’ 2024 class recap

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––> The majority of Minnesota’s 2024 recruiting class put pen to paper today on Early National Signing Day, ranking as the No. 35 overall class in the country according to On3 Sports and No. 36 overall according to 247sports. Follow @Tony Liebert on X During a time when the transfer portal is dominating any conversation […] READ MORE


Ohio transfer RB Sieh Bangura commits to Minnesota

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–> Two days after losing Indiana RB Trent Howland in a flip decision back to Bloomington, the Gophers have found his replacement, Ohio transfer RB Sieh Bangura. Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter Ohio transfer RB Sieh Bangura was one of many portal visitors this weekend in Dinkytown. Monday afternoon he “closed his recruitment” via his Twitter, and […] READ MORE


TCU transfer DB Jai’Onte’ McMillan commits to Gophers

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–> Sundays have seemed like the time for the Gophers to add commitments from the transfer portal, TCU CB Jai’Onte’ McMillan was the latest to do so. Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter With FIU DT Jordan Guerad and Indiana RB Trent Howland both flipping their commitments to other schools, scholarships opened up for the Gophers. After visiting […] READ MORE