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Big Ten Conference extends suspension of team activities through May 4

Big Ten Conference extends suspension of team activities through May 4

The suspension originally went through April 6.


Gophers Football Mailbag: Who are the impact starters of 2020?

Gophers Football Mailbag: Who are the impact starters of 2020?

There's going to be some turnover at key positions for University of Minnesota football in 2020? Who are the likely candidates to step forward?


U football adds East Ridge athlete Kendall Moore as walk-on

Kendall Moore

The 190-pound linebacker from East Ridge announced his commitment Friday on Twitter.


Former U defensive end Stein reacts to College Football Hall of Fame induction

Former U defensive end Stein reacts to College Football Hall of Fame induction

"To get included in this group, I am humbled and honored," Bob Stein said in a video, genuinely surprised and touched. "It's one of the greatest things I can imagine in my life."


Former U cornerback Murray gets $20.25 million deal in free agency

Former U cornerback Murray gets $20.25 million deal in free agency

The Wisconsin native was only a two-star recruit when Jerry Kill recruited hi in 2012. He's reached a three-year deal with Houston.


Big Ten suspends all organized team activities through April 6

Big Ten suspends all organized team activities through April 6

With no competitions, practices or on-campus and off-campus recruiting right now, this is a completely dead period Big Ten athletics.


Gophers sports limit fan attendance at upcoming home events

Gophers sports limit fan attendance at upcoming home events

This includes regular season as well as any potential Big Ten or NCAA postseason competitions, as well as previously open spring football practices on March 17 and 31.


Gophers to open four spring practices to the public

Gophers to open four spring practices to the public

Fans can catch an early look at the 2020 Gophers on March 6, March 17, March 31 and April 4.


Gophers hire Paul Haynes from Michigan State as cornerbacks coach

Gophers hire Paul Haynes from Michigan State as cornerbacks coach

Haynes was the head coach at Kent State from 2013-17.


Cornerbacks coach Chance leaving Gophers for Oregon

Cornerbacks coach Chance leaving Gophers for Oregon

Rod Chance spent one season with the Gophers. Prior to coming to Minnesota, Chance was a defensive analyst at Oregon. He penned a goodbye note on Twitter, wishing his former team and players the best in future endeavors.


U schedules home-and-home football series with Cal in 2028 and 2029

U schedules home-and-home football series with Cal in 2028 and 2029

It will be the first game between the teams since Cal, ranked No. 8 at the time, defeated the Gophers at TCF Bank Stadium.


Class of 2020 receiver McGill will delay enrolling at U for a year

Class of 2020 receiver McGill will delay enrolling at U for a year

The Texas receiver is a three-star recruit.


U cornerback Thomas plans to transfer; three walk-ons get scholarships

U cornerback Thomas plans to transfer; three walk-ons get scholarships

Kiondre Thomas played in 32 games for Minnesota .He will be a graduate transfer for his final year of eligibility.


U football gets commitment from tight end who turned down Iowa, Wisconsin

U football gets commitment from tight end who turned down Iowa, Wisconsin

The recruiting site 247Sports.com rates Jameson Geers of New Lenox, Ill., as the No. 18 tight end in the class of 2021.


Gophers set spring football game for April 4

Gophers set spring football game for April 4

The Gophers will collect fan-decorated oars for display inside the stadium during the upcoming season. Admission is free.


Gophers garner commitment from Annandale offensive lineman Purcell

Gophers garner commitment from Annandale offensive lineman Purcell

Logan Purcell, a 6-7, 235-pound tackle from Annandale, is the fifth member of the 2021 class.


Cornerback Howard no longer in transfer portal, will stay with Gophers

Cornerback Howard no longer in transfer portal, will stay with Gophers

The Robbinsdale Cooper graduate originally put in his intent to transfer earlier this month. It's unclear what caused Phillip Howard's change of heart.


One of Fleck's assistants heading back to Western Michigan

One of Fleck's assistants heading back to Western Michigan

Greg Harbaugh Jr. coached the quarterbacks on an interim basis during the Outback Bowl.


U adds nonconference games to finalize '24, '25 football schedules

U adds nonconference games to finalize '24, '25 football schedules

The Gophers added nonconference games against Rhode Island, Nevada and Buffalo.


Gophers officially name Wilt as new defensive line coach

Gophers officially name Wilt as new defensive line coach

Chad Wilt was the defensive line coach at Cincinnati this past season.