But the former standout running back is worried about his mentoring program for at-risk kids and troubled by the NFL's apathy toward former players with needs.
The 6-foot-6 guard from Istanbul was a member of Turkey's junior national team. He picked Minnesota over Arkansas, but was also being recruited by SEC, Big East and Pac-12 schools.
He doesn't see the pandemic as unfair to his program because it is affecting other football teams the same way.
Four-star 6-foot-8 offensive tackle Cameron James commits to Gophers; Florida offensive tackle Austin Barber also commits
Four-star Simeon High School (Ill.) junior offensive tackle Cameron James committed Sunday to Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck. James is 6-foot-8 and 280 pounds.
As a 10-year-old with brain cancer, Mia Gerold formed a bond with the Gophers football team.
The former Twins outfielder was hoping to play in majors this season; instead he has been spending quality family time with his wife, a former Gophers hockey standout.
The pandemic has this state's Division II and III programs scrambling for answers, just like the Gophers.
The five seniors returning to the Gophers for 2021 season,
Gophers football writer made a mean meatballs in marinara to bide time, help a good cause.
The pandemic has not yet created any barriers to St. Thomas's ambitions, but the school's athletic director said said the plan "is not without our challenges from a financial standpoint."
Five seniors — the team's ace and four regulars — will return next season.
Financial issues brought on by the coronavirus pandemic prompted the school to drop the Division I sport, plus two others. That leaves the WCHA with nine teams for the 2020-21 season.
Battling his neighbors for Wi-Fi speed at night, Kevin Bertels and a band of editors normally lashed together within easy shouting distance have redefined putting the newspaper, and themselves, to bed.
Casey O'Brien has been throiugh 20 surgeries and five rounds of treatment in about seven years. Now he's vowing to compete for a starting spot on special teams.
The Gophers lost out on a final season with expected MLB top pick Max Meyer, but more prospects will join them next year.
A university PR director said in a statement any plan to return to campus "would consider the latest guidance and data available to mitigate risks and provide a safe and healthy environment."
The NCAA Division I Council maintained its earlier stance not to pass a one-time transfer rule. Liam Robbins and other non-graduate transfers have to sit out the 2020-21 season, unless they have waivers
MaKenna Partain is a two-time All-Big Ten selection and the fifth senior on this year's team to commit to returning next season.
Minnesota's previous record was 18 programs in the NCAA's annual look at each team's Academic Progress Rate.
Former Iona assistant and Minneapolis native Jeff Mailhot was officially announced as the third member of Gophers basketball coach Richard Pitino's staff Monday. Mailhot will try to help Pitino keep the best players in Minnesota from leaving the state.