The Gophers went 22-14 and reached the NCAA tournament's second round last season. But preseason predictions can't seem to look beyond the team losing three starters, including Amir Coffey and Jordan Murphy.
The main reason their three victories have been by narrow margins so far this season has been self-inflicted errors, such as turnovers and penalties.
The wrestling season is set to begin Nov. 1, with the Gophers starting practice Oct. 10, but Gable Steveson and Dylan Martinez remain off the team.
Former Gophers coach Jerry Kill resigned from his job as athletic director at Southern Illinois to become a special assistant in Virginia Tech's football program.
Chaska native and former Gopher Pat Smith met an early end Monday at the world wrestling championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.
Forward Jordan Murphy signs an Exhibit 10 deal with the Wolves and could be headed to their Iowa G-League affiliate.
In the Gophers' 35-32 victory against Georgia Southern on Saturday, Johnson made 10 catches for 140 yards and three touchdowns.
Tyler Johnson was Saturday's star, but Minnesota's deep group of pass catchers has taken turns producing clutch plays during the team's 3-0 start.
A detailed look back at Saturday afternoon's win at TCF Bank Stadium.
Should the Gophers apologize for winning or for being 3-0? No. But they should be concerned with how they got there.
Georgia Southern took a fourth-quarter lead at TCF Bank Stadium before the Gophers answered to win in the final seconds thanks to Tyler Johnson's third touchdown of the game.
The Gophers have touted their running back depth all season, and they needed all of it Saturday.
P.J. Fleck spoke postgame after the Gophers beat Georgia Southern at TCF Bank Stadium
Stanford was 34-1 last season and returned three first team All-America players from a team that beat Nebraska in the NCAA championship game at Target Center.
A look back at Saturday afternoon's game.
The Gophers held Fresno State to just 57 rushing yards last weekend but now face a triple-option offense from the Eagles.
Tai'yon Devers has been quiet on the field since a big freshman impact in 2016.
Pat Smith moved up a weight class and begins competition Monday at the world championships in Kazakhstan.
Stephanie Samedy had 14 kills and 11 digs for the Gophers (3-2) while Alexis Hart had 12 kills.
"A lot of people talk about [the] catch. Not enough people are talking about the throw," Gophers coach P.J. Fleck said of Tanner Morgan's spectacular 20-yard touchdown to Chris Autman-Bell.