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

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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

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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


Minnesota picks up FCS grad-transfer LB Jack Gibbens

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Abilene Christian graduate-transfer linebacker, Jack Gibbens has verbally committed to the University of Minnesota.   While the Gophers’ football operations have been on pause for two-plus weeks, P.J. Fleck has had some free time to get busy on the recruiting trail. He did just that, adding 6-foot-4, 240-pound linebacker Jack Gibbens as a graduate-transfer from […] READ MORE


Gophers escape with 34-31 win over Purdue

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The Gophers survive, taking down Purdue 34-31 in a shootout to record their first home win of the 2020 season.   Game Recap: The night couldn’t have really started any worse for P.J. Fleck’s Gopher team, as 25 total players and staff were ruled out due to COVID-19 or injury prior to kickoff. Oddly enough, […] READ MORE


What is wrong with the Gophers’ defense?

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The Minnesota Golden Gophers have begun the 2020-21 season 1-2. Their offense has not skipped a beat from last year’s historic run, but their defense currently ranks No. 93 out of 123 schools in fewest points allowed per game, at 36.0 per contest.   Twitter: (@tonyliebert)   What is wrong? The Gophers’ historic 11-2 run […] READ MORE


Gophers trounce Illini 41-14

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The Golden Gophers came to play in their third game of the 2020 season, defeating Illinois 41-14 to move to 1-2 on the season.   Game Recap Minnesota’s offense dominated for 60 minutes. Mohamed Ibrahim was once again the main man in Mike Sanford Jr’s offensive gameplan. The redshirt-junior now has 97 carries, 571 yards, […] READ MORE


Why Minnesota should not look past Maryland

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Twitter: (@tonyliebert) The Gophers are set to travel to College Park, Maryland to take on the Terrapins from the University of Maryland on Friday night, Oct. 30.   Week one of the 2020 Big Ten season came and went. We saw the Gophers fall 24-49 at the hands of the Michigan Wolverines. It was a […] READ MORE


’21 four-star DT Jacob Schuster commits to Minnesota

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2021 four-star defensive lineman, Jacob Schuster committed to the University of Minnesota on Friday night, Oct. 23.     While the Gophers were busy preparing for the Wolverines of Michigan, P.J. Fleck was still busy recruiting. Schuster being an Olympia, Washington native, proves that Fleck’s recruiting prowess is nationwide. The 6-foot-2 300-pound defensive tackle chose […] READ MORE


Rashod Bateman officially ruled eligible for 2020 season

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The positive news continues to roll in for Gophers football.  All-American WR, Rashod Bateman has received a waiver from the NCAA granting the potential first-round pick’s eligibility for the upcoming 2020 season. On Sept. 16 the Big Ten conference announced its plans to return to playing football this fall. A question quickly arose among Gophers’ […] READ MORE


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