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Tyler Johnson wins weekly Big Ten award; Purdue kickoff time set

Tyler Johnson wins weekly Big Ten award; Purdue kickoff time set

In the Gophers' 35-32 victory against Georgia Southern on Saturday, Johnson made 10 catches for 140 yards and three touchdowns.


Gophers look to stop Georgia Southern's rushing game, a feat they accomplished at Fresno State

Gophers look to stop Georgia Southern's rushing game, a feat they accomplished at Fresno State

The Gophers held Fresno State to just 57 rushing yards last weekend but now face a triple-option offense from the Eagles.


Excited Gophers get postgame visit from a Legend

Excited Gophers get postgame visit from a Legend

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 turned up the heat ahead of visit to Fresno State on Saturday

Gophers turned up the heat ahead of visit to Fresno State on Saturday

Gophers coach P.J. Fleck wanted his players to acclimate to the California Central Valley weather.


Gophers, QB Morgan set to open season against South Dakota State

Gophers, QB Morgan set to open season against South Dakota State

The Gophers open 2019 at 8 p.m. at TCF Bank Stadium.


Gophers release first depth chart ahead of Thursday's season opener

Gophers release first depth chart ahead of Thursday's season opener

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.


U to Iowa to Wisconsin: Winona prep star switches commitment to third school

U to Iowa to Wisconsin: Winona prep star switches commitment to third school

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.


Fair deal: Gophers announce 24-hour flash sale for football opener

Fair deal: Gophers announce 24-hour flash sale for football opener

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.


U football gets some votes in Associated Press preseason Top 25

U football gets some votes in Associated Press preseason Top 25

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.


Quarterback to cornerback, what to watch at today's Gophers practice

Quarterback to cornerback, what to watch at today's Gophers practice

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.


Gophers hold open practice under the lights at TCF Bank Stadium

Gophers hold open practice under the lights at TCF Bank Stadium

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.


Orono defensive end Striggow commits to Gophers

Orono defensive end Striggow commits to Gophers

He is the 24th member of the program's 2020 class.


Sweet surprise: Gophers give receiver scholarship at Target Field

Minnesota Golden Gophers wide receiver Clay Geary (18) was mobbed by his teammates as he found out he is a scholarship recipient after throwing out a

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.


Gophers add another open training camp session for fans

Gophers add another open training camp session for fans

The team will practice in front of the public 7:45 p.m. Thursday at TCF Bank Stadium.


Gophers to meet four Top 25 teams from preseason football poll

Gophers to meet four Top 25 teams from preseason football poll

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.


Gophers open two more training camp practices to the public

Gophers open two more training camp practices to the public

The team opens the season 8 p.m. Aug. 29 at TCF Bank Stadium against South Dakota State.


Fleck gives Gophers update on eve of camp

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.


Gophers to hold open training camp practice Aug. 3

Gophers to hold open training camp practice Aug. 3

The even includes a tailgate, autographs and charity drives.


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.