What to expect for Bateman and St-Juste in the NFL Draft

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April 29, 2021: The first round of the 2021 NFL Draft kicks off tonight. Former Gophers Rashod Bateman and Benjamin St-Juste are both expected to hear their name called early this weekend and I am here to tell you what people are saying about both players. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter   Rashod Bateman: […] READ MORE


Minnesota adds ’22 safety Coleman Bryson

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March 21, 2021: 2022 safety Coleman Bryson (Rabun Gap, GA) verbally committed to the Minnesota Golden Gophers Sunday afternoon. By: Tony Liebert Coleman Bryston verbally committed to Minnesota Sunday afternoon. The 6-foot-2-inch safety’s addition grows the Gophers’ 2022 recruiting class to five players. Bryson joins Trey Bixby, Kristen Hoskins, Jacob Knuth and Tony Nelson to […] READ MORE


Minnesota adds Tony Nelson for second 2022 in-state recruit

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Mar. 7, 2021: 2022 Tracy, Minn. OL Tony Nelson verbally committed to the University of Minnesota Monday, making two in-state seniors committed to the Gophers.   P.J. Fleck’s recruiting vessel continues to row on, as his 2022 recruiting class added three-star offensive lineman Tony Nelson late Sunday night. Standing at 6-foot-6 260 pounds Nelson has the […] READ MORE


QB Jacob Knuth grows Minnesota’s 2022 recruiting class

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Feb. 27, 2021: 2022 three-star pro-style quarterback Jacob Knuth (Harrisburg, SD) verbally committed to the Gophers Saturday afternoon. BY: Tony Liebert   Jacob Knuth is now the third player that Minnesota has committed to its 2022 recruiting class, joining Trey Bixby and Kristen Hoskins. He chose the Gophers over offers from Iowa, Kansas State, Air Force […] READ MORE


Q&A: Kristen Hoskins “I am a Gopher fan, so it is definitely something that I want to be a part of.”

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By: Chris Monter Kristen Hoskins, a 5-foot-10, 165-pound junior wide receiver from Alexandria (MN) High, became the first in-state Gopher football commit when he verballed to Minnesota Friday. GopherHole caught up with Hoskins Sunday to learn the latest on his commitment. GopherHole: I had originally planned on calling you Saturday after we texted Friday, but […] READ MORE


’22 Alexandria WR Kristen Hoskins opts to stay home

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Feb. 19, 2021: 2022 three-star (Alexandria, MN) WR, Kristen Hoskins committed to the Gophers immediately after being offered; opting to stay home for his college football career.   P.J. Fleck’s recruiting train rolled on Friday, as one of the state’s top prospects committed to the Gophers. Kristen Hoskins, a soon-to-be senior at Alexandria High School […] READ MORE


Gophers add Mapakaitolo and Shaw to 2021 offensive line

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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

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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


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

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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

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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