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Johnson also spent 17 years as sports copy editor/layout editor at the Star Tribune after five years in a similar role with the St. Paul Pioneer Press. From 1991 through 1995, he was assistant sports editor and Penn State football beat writer for the Centre Daily Times in State College, Pa.

Gophers running back Evans, two others entering transfer portal

Zach Evans was fourth on Minnesota in rushing yardage and missed time during the second half of the season because of injuries. Two other players also said they'll be looking at playing elsewhere in 2024.

Two Gophers players named to second-team All-Big Ten football

Gophers wide receiver Daniel Jackson and offensive tackle Aireontae Ersery were selected by coaches and media members. Other conference awards were also announced.

Gophers QB shakeup continues as Kaliakmanis and backup off roster

Coach P.J. Fleck met with Gophers quarterbacks and would not guarantee who the starter would be next season — and that he would be looking outside the roster for options.

Gophers junior Kesich named Big Ten kicker of the year

Gophers safety Tyler Nubin also received first-team All-Big Ten honors.

'We let him down': Wild players react to Evason's firing

A seven-game losing streak hung over the coaching change, dropping the Wild into 14th place in the Western Conference.

Gophers, seeking transfer QB, make offer to FCS passing yards leader

New Hampshire quarterback Max Brosmer, who is in the transfer portal, announced that the Gophers have offered him a scholarship.

Gophers tight ends coach Andrew Sowder leaves program

The Gophers have had a drop-off in productivity this season at tight end, with Brevyn Spann-Ford's numbers down from a year ago.

Last play of season's last football game sending Gophers to bowl game

Things were not looking good for Minnesota for most of the day. Not only did the Gophers lose to Wisconsin, but the number of schools who got their sixth win to be bowl eligible was growing quickly.

Former Gophers, Packers great Jim Carter dead at 75

A fullback and hockey player in college, Jim Carter became a Pro Bowl linebacker in the NFL.

Five takeaways from the Gophers' 28-14 loss to Wisconsin

Minnesota's losing streak reached four games as the Badgers dominated the second half.