DREW WOLITARSKY RUMORS

Gophers players threaten to boycott bowl over teammate suspensions

Golden Gophers players on Thursday gathered in the team's practice facility and threatened to boycott Minnesota's bowl game over the news this week that 10 players will be suspended in the wake of an early-season incident.The Minneapolis Star Tribune first reported the team's plans, and shortly thereafter wide receiver Drew Wolitarsky led a full contingent of Gophers in reading...
Via FOX Sports
December 16, 2016

Holiday Bowl means warmer weather, higher stakes for Gophers

MINNEAPOLIS -- Last year, Minnesota took a losing record and winter clothes to the postseason.The Gophers will bring a better vibe to their bowl game this time, making sure to pack the flip-flops, too.After qualifying for the 2015 Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit at 5-7 on the strength of their graduation rate because there initially weren't enough eligible NCAA FBS teams to fill all the...
Via Associated Press
December 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Gophers bring better vibe to bowl game this time

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Last year, Minnesota took a losing record and winter clothes to the postseason. The Gophers will bring a better vibe to their bowl game this time, making sure to pack the flip-flops, too. After qualifying for the 2015 Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit at 5-7 on the strength of their graduation rate because there initially weren't enough eligible NCAA FBS teams to fill...
Via Associated Press
December 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Writing WR: Wolitarsky will leave Minnesota with much wisdom

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Drew Wolitarsky will leave Minnesota without a Big Ten championship or a high-profile bowl victory, with losses by the Gophers in the majority of their trophy games against longstanding rivals. That's not where the story of Wolitarsky's career ends, though. The Gophers seniors, for all the letdowns they've had over the last four years, have 30 wins with two games...
Via Associated Press
November 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan takes back little brown jug with goal line stand

Instead of undergoing more last second heart-break, Michigan inflicted a little of their own. The Wolverines beat the Minnesota Golden Gophers 29-26 after a successful goal line stand with just seconds left on the clock. Michigan wins. https://t.co/MPy8zslh7i — Alejandro Zúñiga (@ByAZuniga) November 1, 2015 Prior to the stand, Minnesota appeared to take the lead after Mitch...
Via The Majors Ann Arbor
November 01, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Michigan beats Minnesota with goal-line stand

The end to the Michigan-Minnesota game was not exactly a ringing endorsement of interim Gophers coach Tracy Claeys. The Gophers appeared to take the lead on a beautiful touchdown throw by Mitch Leidner to Drew Wolitarsky, but a review showed that he was down at the one-yard line. Down 29-26, with a timeout left, Minnesota wasted most of its time before a Leidner incompletion on...
Via College Spun
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Keeping themselves grounded: Gophers neglect passing game, still roll

MINNEAPOLIS -- As Saturday's game between Minnesota and San Jose State drew nearer to its conclusion, those in attendance seemed to be asking themselves the same question: Can the Gophers win without completing a single pass? The answer to that question likely would have been yes, if not for a seven-yard completion by redshirt freshman Chris Streveler to Drew Wolitarsky late in the...
Via Fox Sports North
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Sophomores take on leadership role in Gophers' young receiver corps

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota wide receiver Drew Wolitarsky is only a sophomore, but he feels like an upperclassman. With such a young wide receiver corps, Wolitarsky and fellow sophomore Donovahn Jones are already among the elder statesmen, especially when it comes to playing experience. The duo saw plenty of action immediately, as Wolitarsky played in all 13 games and made four starts...
Via Fox Sports North
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Gophers positional preview: Wide receivers

  This is the third in a series of 11 previews leading up to the Minnesota football team's Aug. 1 start of practice. Today's position: Wide receivers Rating (1-to-10 scale): 5 Projected starters: Donovahn Jones (sophomore), Drew Wolitarsky (sophomore), KJ Maye (junior) Key backups: Isaac Fruechte (redshirt senior), Eric Carter (redshirt freshman) The breakdown: Minnesota's wide...
Via Fox Sports North
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Gophers freshmen receivers Donovahn Jones, Drew Wolitarsky making strides

MINNEAPOLIS -- Gophers freshman Donovahn Jones didn't just have to learn a new playbook this fall -- he had to learn an entirely new position. Minnesota recruited Jones as a quarterback and intended to keep the Georgia native there. But the Gophers had a need for wide receivers, and Jones' athleticism lent itself well to a possible position change. So after talking about possibly...
Via Fox Sports North
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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