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Wee hours change-of-heart kept U's offensive coordinator from leaving

Wee hours change-of-heart kept U's offensive coordinator from leaving

Offensive coordinator Kirk Ciarrocca called Gophers coach P.J. Fleck late one night in January to tell him he was taking a job in West Virginia. A few hours later, they talked again. Fleck told what happened.


Redshirt freshman running back Edmonds medically retires from Gophers

Redshirt freshman running back Edmonds medically retires from Gophers

The Georgia native had yet to play a collegiate game.


Flecks sponsor Camp Ronald McDonald: 'We're not here just to coach football'

Flecks sponsor Camp Ronald McDonald: 'We're not here just to coach football'

The couple personally sponsors the camp, which sets up fun activities for patients and their siblings during the summer.


Former four-star recruit medically retires from Gophers football

Former four-star recruit medically retires from Gophers football

Redshirt freshman defensive lineman Alex Reigelsperger endured a serious neck injury and concussion before ever playing a down in college.


U football holder, cancer survivor O'Brien to speak at Big Ten media days

U football holder, cancer survivor O'Brien to speak at Big Ten media days

Gophers sophomore Casey O'Brien will share his experience as a four-time cancer survivor with some of the biggest names in Big Ten football.


Gophers add four-star receiver; analysts size up U's 2020 class

Gophers add four-star receiver; analysts size up U's 2020 class

Coach P.J. Fleck and the Gophers, by adding wide receiver Daniel Jackson out of Kansas, now have 22 players committed for next season.


Versatile defensive player from St. Louis commits to 2020 football class

The Gophers' Maroon team defeated the Gold team 38-20 in the spring football game in April.

Itayvion Brown is the 21st member in the Gophers' 2020 class.


Gophers land three-star safety; former commit Witt chooses Iowa

Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck (shown during a spring practice in April) received a commitment from Texas safety Abner Dubar, the 20th member of th

Texas safety Abner Dubar is the 20th member of the 2020 class, while Winona defensive end Aaron Witt switches his commitment to a border rival.


Two more defensive linemen commit to Gophers for 2020

P.J. Fleck's squad now has 19 commitments for the Class of 2020.with the addition of three-star recruits from Michigan and Ohio.


Offensive lineman Martes Lewis commits to the Gophers

He is the 17th member of the Gophers' 2020 class.


Gophers garner football commits from Texas athlete, Georgia cornerback

Dylan McGill and Victor Pless bring the Gophers' 2020 class to 16 members and are the seventh and eighth commits in the past three days.


Gophers garner commit from Texas athlete Dylan McGill

He is the seventh recruit to commit in the past three days.


Gophers add Georgia defensive back to weekend recruiting haul

Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck talked to the squad before a tackling drill at spring practice.

Michael Dixon is the sixth player to verbally commit to the Gophers this weekend.


Gophers add five football recruits to 2020 class

The exterior of TCF Bank Stadium.

The group includes the team's second international commitment this week.


Gophers add Netherlands cornerback to 2020 recruiting class

Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck prepared the team for a tackling drill during spring practice in April.

He's the eighth member in that group.


Gophers get commitment from Nashville tight end

Austin Henderson is the seventh member of the 2020 recruiting class.


Gophers' Coughlin honed pass-rushing technique with Broncos star

Gophers' Coughlin honed pass-rushing technique with Broncos star

Senior defensive end Carter Coughlin spent a recent few days on the UNLV campus working with Broncos great Von Miller and other NFL-caliber players at Miller's pass-rush summit.


Gophers release junior college safety Owens from National Letter of Intent

Gophers release junior college safety Owens from National Letter of Intent

Junior college All-American Gervarrius Owens might have competed for a starting job with the Gophers this fall. Instead, he's taking his talents to Houston.


Gophers open football season with 8 p.m. kickoff against SDSU in August

Gophers open football season with 8 p.m. kickoff against SDSU in August

Five of the 12 game times for the upcoming Gophers football season have been decided.


Fleck's rule: 'You commit to me, you can't go see another place'

Fleck's rule: 'You commit to me, you can't go see another place'

After having three players decommit from the U recently, coach P.J. Fleck explained his policy at a Coaching Caravan stop. He added: 'We have a problem in our society. We don't have a problem in our program.'