Gophers add Harvard DT transfer Chris Smith from transfer portal

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Jan. 19, 2021: Former Harvard defensive tackle Chris Smith announced Wednesday, that he will be transferring to the University of Minnesota. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter The Gophers continue to build their 2022 roster from the transfer portal. After adding six transfers last season, Fleck and co. have already brought in seven players this season […] 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


Clemson DT transfer Darnell Jefferies commits to Minnesota

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Jan. 10, 2021: In back-to-back seasons, the Gophers have added a Clemson DT from the transfer portal, this time it is Darnell Jefferies who will be coming to Dinkytown. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter The Gophers continue to add from the transfer portal. Former Clemson defensive tackle Darnell Jefferies is the latest to join the Maroon […] READ MORE


Notre Dame OL Quinn Carroll comes home and commits to Gophers

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Jan. 5, 2021: The Gophers’ busy Tuesday in the transfer portal was highlighted by Edina, Minn. native and former Notre Dame OL Quinn Carroll opting to return home, committing to Minnesota. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter Recruiting news often seems to come in bunches, and Tuesday was no different. Hours after landing a commitment from […] 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


Five Highs and Lows of the Gopher Season

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–> Follow Noel on Twitter: @n0elthompson Highs: Gophers take back the axe.  With the chance of going to Indianapolis as the Big Ten West champion destroyed by Nebraska being Nebraska the night before, Minnesota could’ve laid an egg against their main rival but they sure didn’t. Wisconsin entered the game with the best defense in the […] READ MORE


Minnesota beats West Virginia 18-6 to win Guaranteed Rate Bowl

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Dec. 28, 2021: Minnesota pulled out all of the stops, taking down the Mountaineers 18-6 to finish the 2021 season 9-4 and Guaranteed Rate Bowl Champions. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter Full Game Recap: First-Quarter: The Gophers defense opened the game without skipping a beat, forcing a quick West Virginia three-and-out. As it looked like […] READ MORE


Western Kentucky transfer CB Beanie Bishop commits to Gophers

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Dec. 23, 2021: The Gophers have opened the transfer portal period on fire, adding Western Kentucky CB Beanie Bishop to a position group that was a major question mark heading into the offseason. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter Cornerback was clearly a position group that the Gophers wanted to improve this offseason. After adding Abilene […] READ MORE


Minnesota v. West Virginia: Guaranteed Rate Bowl Preview

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Dec. 23, 2021: After an up-and-down 8-4 season, the Gophers will put a bow on their 2021 campaign with a Guaranteed Rate Bowl matchup against West Virginia. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter Broadcast Info: Date: Tues., Dec. 28 TV channel: ESPN Time of kickoff: 9:15 p.m. (CST) Broadcast team: Dave Flemming (play-by-play) & Rod Gilmore (color) […] READ MORE


Five Things to know about West Virginia from a West Virginia reporter

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–> Follow Noel on Twitter: @n0elthompson We asked a reporter who covers the West Virginia Mountaineers to give us his five things to know about the Gophers opponent in the Guaranteed Rate Bowl.  Huge thanks to Christopher Hall of WVU on Sports Illustrated for contributing! Follow Christopher on Twitter: @WVHallBilly Doege quietly became second in the […] READ MORE