Gophers add former Lafayette guard E.J. Stephens

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April 2, 2021: Newly appointed head coach Ben Johnson continues to stay busy in the transfer portal, adding former Lafayette guard E.J. Stephens from the transfer portal.   By: Tony Liebert   What just happened: Ben Johnson has quickly lived up to the billing of an “aggressive-recruiter”. Former Lafayette guard E.J. Stephens joins Luke Loewe […] READ MORE


Former William & Mary guard Luke Loewe set to join the Gophers

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April 2, 2021: 6-foot-4-inch former William & Mary guard Luke Loewe committed to the Gophers Friday, joining Jamison Battle as the second transfer that Ben Johnson has landed.   By: Tony Liebert   What just happened?: For better or worse the transfer portal has been the theme of Ben Johnson’s first offseason as Gophers’ head […] READ MORE


Jamison Battle set to join Gophers as Ben Johnson’s first recruit.

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March 29, 2021: Former George Washington forward and DeLaSalle standout Jamison Battle has announced he will be playing for the Gophers next season.   By: Tony Liebert What just happened: 6-foot-7-inch sophomore forward Jamison Battle has committed to the University of Minnesota after two seasons at George Washington. Battle, a Minneapolis, Minn. native is coming […] 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


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


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



Q&A: Wayzata’s Cam Heide Talks Recruitment and Latest on His Injury

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Camden Heide, a 6-foot-6 rising junior from Wayzata (MN) High, is considered the third best player in the Minnesota’s Class of 2022.   Heide averaged 15.1 points per game as he helped lead the Trojans to an 11-17 record this past season as a sophomore, losing to Hopkins 66-56 in the Class AAAA Section 6 semifinals. He […] READ MORE