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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
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Judge likely to release CT results in case involving former Gophers QB Nelson

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) -- A judge likely will allow the attorney for former Minnesota Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson to have access to brain scans of the former football player Nelson is accused of assaulting, after the prosecutor and a lawyer for the victim indicated no opposition to the request Monday. Nelson, 20, is charged with first-degree assault after a confrontation with...
Via Fox Sports North
22 hours 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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Quick point guard Kevin Dorsey picks Minnesota

The Minnesota Gophers snagged their point guard of the future on Saturday, as 5′-10″ point guard Kevin Dorsey announced his verbal commitment. The quick player from Paul VI (VA) decided on Minnesota over two finalists and Big Ten foes, the Maryland Terrapins and Nebraska Cornhuskers. The Gophers don’t have much in the area of pure point ...
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10 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
20 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
20 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
22 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
24 days ago  |  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'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

Rebuilt Gophers softball has 'nothing to lose' facing No. 1 Oregon

MINNEAPOLIS -- When Minnesota softball coach Jessica Allister came knocking on Kaitlyn Richardson's door in Phoenix three years ago, the latter didn't even know the school offered her sport of choice. "I didn't. I didn't know how they did it," said Richardson, the Gophers' junior utility player. "We're good weather all-around and we're playing...
Via Fox Sports North
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rivalry renewed: Minnesota, North Dakota amped up for Frozen Four clash

MINNEAPOLIS -- When the University of Minnesota hockey team left the WCHA conference to join the Big Ten this season, the biggest fear among Gophers fans was the loss of their longtime rivalries. In particular, it meant that fierce rivals Minnesota and North Dakota would no longer play each other on a regular basis. During the Gophers' first season in the new six-team Big Ten...
Via Fox Sports North
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Gophers fan finds unique way to avoid the Kiss Cam

An old sports axiom has it that tying your opponent is like kissing your sister. Well, one Minnesota Gophers hockey fan didn't want to find out about the latter. At Friday's Gophers game against Michigan, one Minnesota fan had a plan in case he was subject to the well-known Kiss Cam, seen in arenas and stadiums across the country. He came prepared with a note, which he slowly...
Via Fox Sports North
February 18, 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
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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