The Gophers class now stands at 17 members, ranking in the top 10 in the country and top three in the Big Ten conference, per 247Sports.com.
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.
Mar'Keise Irving, a running back out of Illinois, is the 16th member of the Gophers 2021 class and the fifth four-star recruit.
Casey O'Brien captured national attention this past season, featured on ESPN College GameDay for his years-long battle with osteosarcoma.
The three-star prospect is the 15th member of the Gophers 2021 class, which ranks ninth in the nation and third in the Big Ten conference.
The conference initially canceled all sports events and practices through April 6 and then again through Monday during the coronavirus pandemic.
Albert Regis is the 14th member of the Gophers' 2021 class and chose the program despite offers from Baylor and TCU.
The New York Giants selected former Gophers cornerback Chris Williamson and linebacker Carter Coughlin in the seventh round of this past weekend's NFL Draft.
Several other Gophers players, passed over during the draft, could make their own deals with NFL teams in the next few days.
Don't be surprised if Antoine Winfield Jr. is one of the first names called when the NFL draft fires up at 6 p.m. for the second and third rounds. Gophers teammate Tyler Johnson's status is less certain.
Three-star recruit D'Marion Alexander is the 13th member of the 2021 class, which already ranks fifth in the nation and second in the Big Ten conference.
Sam Jackson originally committed to the Gophers n February 2019, the team's first 2021 commit. He decided a couple months later to reopen his recruiting.
The team's strength coach has put together a workout plan, and there have been video conferences among position groups and the entire team. Plus, a program comparison between the Gophers and a long-time Big Ten power.
Defensive back Tamarion Crumpley of Cincinnati had other offers from schools such as Michigan State, Kentucky and Pitt.
Avante Dickerson, a 6-foot, 165-pounder out of Omaha, Neb., is ranked by one scouting service as the No. 56 recruit in the nation.
Devon Williams is the ninth member of the 2021 class so far and the fourth to commit during this virtual-only recruiting time.
He is the eighth commit in that class.
College football is in a recruiting dead period because of the coronavirus pandemic, meaning a moratorium on recruiting travel. But Gophers staff have been conducting video chats and virtual tours.
College football writer Megan Ryan answers your Gophers football questions, including her thoughts on recruiting, the 2020 season, longer-term goals for the team ... and food.
Gophers punter Tom Foley announced Tuesday on Twitter his intent to transfer after spending the 2019 season as a redshirt.