Erik Gibson, from Martin Luther King High School in Detroit, gave the Gophers a verbal commitment Saturday.
Robert Spillane, whose transfer plans led to accusations that P.J. Fleck was recruiting his former players, decided to stay put at Western Michigan.
Tyrik Henderson on Wednesday became the Gophers' 11th commitment for the Class of 2018, turning down offers from Iowa and Missouri, among others.
Junior Azebu, an offensive lineman from Alpharetta, Ga., became the Gophers 10th commitment for the Class of 2018.
Sophomore Demry Croft led two touchdown drives Saturday in the Gophers annual spring game.
Jornell Manns, from Mansfield, Ohio, announced his commitment to the Gophers on Thursday.
The Gophers avoided extra running when Isaiah Whitmore caught a booming punt from Ryan Santoso. And Whitmore wasn't finished impressing the coach.
Smith, who rushed for 16 TDs last year as a sophomore, said he is learning a lot from new Gophers running backs coach Kenni Burns.
Ben Davis, a 6-4, 275-pound offensive tackle form American River College in Sacramento, Calif., signed with the Gophers. He'll enroll this summer and be eligible this fall, with four years to play three at Minnesota.
Robb Smith, who came from Arkansas, said the Gophers top defensive priority will be stopping the run.
The Gophers are in discussions with a TV production company about a potential four-part series on coach P.J. Fleck.
Jacob Huff, a junior from Bolingbrook, Ill., is boosting the Gophers depth at safety and one of the most improved players in spring practice.
The former Minneapolis North star has impressed his new coach after fading a bit as a freshman wide receiver.
Former Gophers coach Jerry Kill said, "I am not crazy about [P.J. Fleck] saying they have to rebuild the program. ... We inherited a mess. [Fleck] has walked into a gold mine."
Austin Beier, who committed to Minnesota, also had reported offers from Northwestern, Indiana and Boston College.
Gophers coach P.J. Fleck saw several things he liked at the team's latest spring practice.
The Gophers added their eighth commitment for the Class of 2018.
The Gophers landed their seventh verbal commitment for the Class of 2018 on Saturday morning.
The Gophers need to replace Hendrick Ekpe and now Gaelin Elmore at defensive end and may look to pass-rushing linebackers, such as Carter Coughlin, to fill the role.
It's very early in the process, but one thing about coach P.J. Fleck's quarterback analysis: He didn't mention redshirt freshman Seth Green.