In the Gophers' 35-32 victory against Georgia Southern on Saturday, Johnson made 10 catches for 140 yards and three touchdowns.
The Gophers held Fresno State to just 57 rushing yards last weekend but now face a triple-option offense from the Eagles.
Ohio State has LeBron James. Texas has Matthew McConaughey. And now the Gophers football team has its own celebrity fan, who paid them a visit late Saturday night.
Gophers coach P.J. Fleck wanted his players to acclimate to the California Central Valley weather.
The Gophers open 2019 at 8 p.m. at TCF Bank Stadium.
The Gophers released their first depth chart ahead of the 8 p.m. Thursday opener against South Dakota State, and there are some revelations and some questions still looming.
The Gophers were the first to land a commitment from coveted in-state recruit Aaron Witt, a defensive end from Winona. But they weren't the last.
Trying to combat a 26-year low in attendance, the Gophers will be selling tickets for their Aug. 29 opener against South Dakota State for $10.
Unlike seven of their Big Ten peers, the Gophers didn't make the cut for the Associated Press preseason Top 25. But they received some votes.
The team will practice 4:15 p.m. at Athletes Village. While the starting quarterback issue has been settled by injury, there's still competition to be Tanner Morgan's backup.
About 150 people showed up to watch this late-add open practice. And the Gophers will hold another session for the public 4:30 p.m. Friday.
He is the 24th member of the program's 2020 class.
Clay Geary was the last of his four roommates to throw out the first pitches at the Twins game Wednesday. Little did he know, his friends had been hatching a plot.
The team will practice in front of the public 7:45 p.m. Thursday at TCF Bank Stadium.
The Gophers are thought to have a favorable schedule to start the season, but play their last four games against ranked opponents from the Big Ten.
The team opens the season 8 p.m. Aug. 29 at TCF Bank Stadium against South Dakota State.
Gophers coach P.J. Fleck also gave updates about his team's running back situation, which was altered last season because of injuries to Rodney Smith and Shannon Brooks.
The even includes a tailgate, autographs and charity drives.
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.
The Georgia native had yet to play a collegiate game.