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Football’s gain

The NCAA’s Academic Progress Rate (APR) gauges how individual teams are doing in eligibility and retention of athletes based on a point system. A perfect score is 1,000. The NCAA punishes teams that fail to meet certain APR standards. Here is a look at the four-year rolling APR averages the past 11 years for the Gophers football team:

Year APR +/-

2005-06 919

2006-07 927 +8

2007-08 915 -12

2008-09 934 +19

2009-10 935 +1

2010-11 932 -3

2011-12 955 +23

2012-13 962 +7

2013-14 975 +13

2014-15 992 +17

2015-16 992 —