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Florida DE Mayan Ahanotu commits to Gophers

Mayan Ahanotu, a consensus three-star defensive end from Tampa, Fla., announced Saturday that he has committed to Minnesota.


Backfield churn: One prep running back commits to Gophers, another decommits

Nolan Edmonds

Nolan Edmonds, a three-star running back from Alpharetta, Ga., announced Friday that he is decommitting from Minnesota.


Gophers get running back to flip commitment from Bowling Green

P.J. Fleck's coaching staff watched Thomas Rush at a satellite camp in Canton, Ohio, offered a scholarship and he accepted.


Georgia, Ohio remain key recruiting battlegrounds for Gophers under Fleck

Gophers head coach P.J. Fleck

P.J. Fleck's staff has been aggressive with its recruiting in Georgia and Ohio, and it's paying dividends.


Lakeville North offensive lineman commits to Gophers

Nathan Boe is the Gophers' 17th commitment for the Class of 2018.


Georgia prep chooses Gophers football over basketball options

Rashod Bateman, from Tift County (Ga.) High School, also had reported offers to play basketball at Penn State and Virginia Tech.


Gophers get commitment from three-star Florida cornerback

Shamaur McDowell became the latest consensus three-star recruit to commit to the Gophers.


Fleck gets 2018 commitments from St. Paul, St. Cloud recruits

Brevyn Spann-Ford (St. Cloud Tech) and Josh Aune (Highland Park) became the latest players to commit to the Gophers for the Class of 2018.


All-American Bob Stein returns to College Football Hall of Fame ballot

The Gophers have had 19 players inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame, and Bob Stein is one of 75 players from FBS schools on the 2018 ballot.


Former Gophers kicker transfers, joining Jerry Kill at Rutgers

"I do hope the [Gophers] program continues to do well," former coach Jerry Kill said on 1500-AM Radio. "I just wish people would be straightforward."

Andrew Harte, who saw limited action in three seasons with the Gophers, will have a chance to become Rutgers starting kicker this fall.


Fleck's staff will have bigger presence on 'satellite camp' circuit

Gophers head coach P.J. Fleck addressed his team after April's spring game.

Gophers coaches are scheduled to appear at four satellite camps in June in recruiting hotbeds Chicago, Houston, Atlanta and Canton, Ohio.


Defensive tackle Noah Shannon decommits from Gophers

Noah Shannon, a consensus three-star recruit, announced Sunday he has decommitted from the Gophers.


Michigan recruit splats Gophers in paintball video announcing his decision

Jalen Mayfield, who decommitted from the Gophers in March, rubbed it in this week in a video announcing he is staying home to play at Michigan.


P.J. Fleck gets his first taste of annual Gopher Road Trip

Fleck, Richard Pitino and the other coaches are scheduled to hit Winona and Rochester today. Here are details and the trip itinerary.


Junior Uzebu decommits from Gophers, reopening his recruitment

Junior Uzebu said "circumstances beyond my control" forced him to decommit from Minnesota and re-open his recruitment.

Junior Uzebu, an offensive lineman from Georgia, cited "circumstances beyond my control" for re-opening his recruitment after committing to the Gophers last month.


Suburban Chicago defensive lineman commits to Gophers

The Gophers have 14 commitments for the class of 2018 after getting a commitment from Noah Shannon, a defensive tackle from Oswego, Ill.


Gaelin Elmore announces transfer destination: East Carolina

Former Gophers defensive end Gaelin Elmore announced Saturday that he is heading to East Carolina.


Iowa assistant coach questions P.J. Fleck's recruiting tactics

Gophers head coach P.J. Fleck addressed his team after Saturday's spring game.

Brian Ferentz, Iowa's new offensive coordinator, noted the flurry of early offers Iowa State and "the new guy in Minneapolis" have been making. "What does an offer really mean?" he asked.


Illinois LB Mariano Sori-Marin commits to Gophers

The Gophers now have 13 commitments for the class of 2018.


First-round pick Corey Davis reflects on P.J. Fleck's influence

Corey Davis and P.J. Fleck at the Cotton Bowl.

Corey Davis, the record setting receiver from Western Michigan who was the fifth overall pick, gave some thoughts on Gophers coach P.J. Fleck and wide receivers coach Matt Simon.