Gophers 2022 NFL Draft Preview: Mafe, Faalele, Otomewo, Andries and others

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April 25, 2022: The first round of the 2021 NFL Draft kicks off this Thursday. Gophers Boye Mafe, Daniel Faalele, Esezi Otomewo and Blaise Andries are expected to hear their names called and a few others could find themselves onto training camp rosters. I am here to tell you what people are saying about them all. […] READ MORE


Gophers add Morehead St. transfer PG Ta’lon Cooper from transfer portal

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April 20, 2021: After three seasons at Morehead State, PG Ta’lon Cooper announced that he will be transferring to Minnesota via his IG live Wednesday afternoon. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter Two days since the commitment of Dawson Garcia, Ben Johnson and the Gophers staff has stayed busy in the transfer portal, adding Morehead State […] READ MORE


UNC transfer Dawson Garcia commits to hometown Gophers

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April 18, 2021: Gophers Head coach Ben Johnson made a major statement with his first 2022 transfer portal addition, adding former McDonald’s All-American and Prior Lake, Minn. native Dawson Garcia. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter This is the biggest commitment of the Ben Johnson era. Ever since Dawson Garcia left the North Carolina program in January to […] READ MORE


Lakeville North Sophomore Jack Robison Talks Recruiting and Playing in the NCAA Tourney: “I mean, that’s the goal. It would mean everything.”

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Jack Robison, a 6-foot-6 sophomore wing from Lakeville (MN) North, has already received scholarship offers from St. Thomas, Wisconsin and Minnesota and is one of the state’s top shooters.   Robison averaged 16.8 points per game this season with a season-high 33 points against Burnsville. He scored in double figures in 25 of 27 games […] READ MORE


Shorthanded Gophers fall 60-51 to Penn State in 1st round of Big Ten Tourney

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March 9, 2021: With E.J. Stephens out for most of the game with a migraine, Ben Johnson played five players for virtually all 40 minutes, but they came up tired in the end, losing 60-51. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter Full Game Recap: First Half: It was clear why both Penn State and Minnesota were playing on […] READ MORE


Loewe and Battle lead shorthanded Gophers over Northwestern 77-60

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Feb. 19, 2021: Without their starting PG Payton Willis (COVID protocols), the Gophers stepped up and picked up a much-needed win over Northwestern 77-60. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter Full Game Recap: First Half: Without Payton Willis (COVID protocols), the Gophers started Saturday with a lot of energy. With all five starters getting on the board and recording an […] READ MORE


Osseo Tackle Jerome Williams Is Getting Plenty of Gopher Love – “I talk to all the guys, all the time.”

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Jerome Williams, a 6-foot-5, 280-pound junior offensive tackle from Osseo (MN) High, is one of the top football players in the state and has a Minnesota football offer.   GopherHole recently caught up with Williams to learn the latest on his college recruitment, his love of Minnesota and junior year.   Gopher Hole: You just […] READ MORE


Michigan OL transfer Chuck Filiaga commits to Minnesota

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Jan. 13, 2021: It was announced Wednesday, Jan. 12, that veteran Michigan offensive lineman Chuck Filiaga would be transferring to the University of Minnesota. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter P.J. Fleck and the Gophers continue to be busy in the transfer portal this offseason. Michigan offensive lineman Chuck Filiaga is already Minnesota’s sixth addition from the portal. Filiaga, […] READ MORE


Future Gopher Pharrel Payne Goes For 36

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Pharrel Payne, a 6-foot-9, 235-pound senior center/power forward from Park of Cottage Grove, committed to Minnesota in August and signed with the Gophers in the early signing period. Payne was the second commitment from the Class of 2022 for new Gopher head coach Ben Johnson.   Payne, who is considered one of the top big […] READ MORE


Minnesota adds Vanderbilt DL Lorenza Surgers from the transfer portal

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Jan. 5, 2021: Vanderbilt transfer defensive lineman Lorenza Surgers committed to the University of Minnesota, Tuesday, becoming the third player to join the Gophers from the transfer portal this offseason. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter The transfer portal never sleeps! 6-foot-5, 265 pounds defensive lineman Lorenza Surgers is the latest player to join the Maroon & Gold. After […] READ MORE