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Gophers positional preview: Cornerbacks

  This is the seventh in a series of 11 previews leading up to the Minnesota football team's Aug. 1 start of practice. Today's position: Cornerbacks Rating (1-to-10 scale): 7 Projected starters: Eric Murray (junior), Derrick Wells (senior) Key backups: Jalen Myrick (sophomore), Briean Boddy-Calhoun (redshirt junior), Marcus Jones (senior) The breakdown: Murray is the one...
Via Fox Sports North
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Know the Badgers foe: Minnesota

  This is the 12th in a 12-week Friday series looking at the Wisconsin football team's 2014 opponents. Minnesota's football program is on the rise in coach Jerry Kill's fourth season with the team. The question as it pertains to Wisconsin, however, is this: Are the Gophers good enough to challenge for Paul Bunyan's Axe, or is the gap between the two programs still...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gophers positional preview: Defensive line

  This is the sixth in a series of 11 previews leading up to the Minnesota football team's Aug. 1 start of practice. Today's position: Defensive line Rating (1-to-10 scale): 7 Projected starters: defensive end Theiren Cockran (redshirt junior), defensive tackle Cameron Botticelli (redshirt senior), defensive tackle Scott Ekpe (junior), defensive end Michael Amaefula (senior...
Via Fox Sports North
3 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports North
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota gets first 2015 commitment in Kevin Dorsey

The 2014-15 season still seems far away, but for Minnesota, the year after is already off to a strong start. Four-star point guard Kevin Dorsey became the program's first 2015 recruit after committing to the Gophers on Saturday. Dorsey confirmed the news -- which was first reported by Scout reporter Evan Daniels -- via text. The Gophers saw Dorsey in Washington D.C. this weekend...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Wally Ellenson transfers to Marquette; will his brother follow?

Minnesota forward Wally Ellenson of Rice Lake has transferred to Marquette and will have two years of eligibility remaining after sitting out this season. Which raises the question: Will Wally's brother, Henry, follow him to Marquette? Henry Ellenson is a 6-foot-9 power forward going into his senior season at Rice Lake. He is being recruited by most of the major powers, including...
Via Pro Sports Daily
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Marquette lands transfer Ellenson from Minnesota; will hyped brother follow?

New coach Steve Wojciechowski continues to reconstruct the Marquette basketball program, and Wednesday he added another piece in Minnesota transfer Wally Ellenson. The school announced the news, which quickly ignited social-media speculation that the move could impact the recruitment of Ellenson's younger -- and more highly coveted -- brother, Henry, a five-star player in the...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Minnesota WR Logan Hutton catch two footballs, while doing a backflip

Don't feel bad if you're not familiar with Minnesota Gophers wide receiver Logan Hutton, during his junior year last season he had three catches for 31 yards.  Not superstar numbers or someone likely to show up in one of Mel Kiper's 10 thousand mock drafts but after watching this clip, I wonder if his skills are being used to maximum effect by his coaches. Why isn'...
Via Pro Sports Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Minnesota Wide Receiver Logan Hutton Catches Two Balls While Doing A Backflip

This is incredible. Logan Hutton is about to enter his redshirt senior season at Minnesota,  and so far, he’s had a pretty quiet career for the Golden Gophers, as he has registered four catches for 38 yards and no touchdowns. Hutton is in the news today for a short video that’s been making its way around the Internet, which features him catching two footballs — one in each...
Via College Spun
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Gosphers add twins to its 2015 recruiting class

The University of Minnesota football program has added twins to its 2015 recruiting class.  The Gophers received commitments from Jacob and Julian Huff (Bolingbrook, Illinois). Jacob Huff, a 3-star Defensive back prospect and Julian an Outside Linebacker were reported to also consider Central Michigan, Eastern Michigan, Buffalo and Toledo.  It seems clear that these twins were...
Via NCAA Football Zone
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota adds class of 2015 commitments from twins Jacob Huff and Julian Huff.

Jacob Huff and Julian Huff. Photo via CSNChicago.com.Minnesota's 2015 recruiting class is doubling its pleasure, and doubling its fun with the commitments of a set of identical twins from Bolingbrook, Il. High school rising junior defensive back Jacob Huff, and his twin brother, HS rising junior outside linebacker Julian Huff, committed to the Golden Gophers class of 2015 on...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Minnesota’s Jerry Kill Leads Graduating Class in “Happy” Dance Following Commencement Speech

Jerry Kill’s Minnesota football program had a lot to be happy about in 2013. The Golden Gophers went 8-4 before losing to Syracuse in the Texas Bowl; it was the school’s winningest season in more than a decade. Following many of those victories, the team would celebrate with a dance.  Kill, who missed some of the 2013 season with seizures, gave the commencement speech at Minnesota’s Colleg...
Via College Spun
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Beats North Dakota in Frozen Four Semis with .6 Seconds Left in Regulation

The Minnesota Golden Gophers are headed to the Frozen Four Finals on Saturday to play against Union College, thanks to a goal by Justin Holl. The senior defenseman got the puck with roughly six seconds left in regulation and while shorthanded, followed up the play and put the puck home with .6 seconds left. It was remarkably Holl’s first goal of the season, and it came in a timely...
Via Diehardsport
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Scores Last-Second Goal, Advances To NCAA Championship (GIF)

Talk about down to the wire. The Minnesota Golden Gophers took down North Dakota 2-1 in their Frozen Four match-up on Thursday night, advancing to the NCAA Championship. The game was tied until the end of the third — the very end of the third — when Justin Holl scored for the Gophers in the last second of the game. The buzzer beater was the senior defenseman’s first goal...
Via NESN.com
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gophers fan pulls out sign during Kiss-Cam appearance

Minnesota Gophers 'Kiss Cam' dude uses the sign to his advantage, YouTube views.**Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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