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Media poll: Gophers picked second in Big Ten West football

Media poll: Gophers picked second in Big Ten West football

The Cleveland.com poll also ranked Gophers receiver Rashod Bateman and quarterback Tanner Morgan among the top-10 offensive players in the Big Ten conference.


Eden Prairie's Spielman transfers from Nebraska to TCU

Eden Prairie's Spielman transfers from Nebraska to TCU

Jerry Kill, who would have initially recruited Spielman to Minnesota in 2016, was part of recruiting Spielman to TCU, where Kill is now an assistant.


Gophers' Morgan on watch list for top quarterback award

Gophers' Morgan on watch list for top quarterback award

Tanner Morgan was one of 16 semifinalists for the award last season, when he set the single-season passing record of 3,253 yards and 30 touchdown passes.


Ohio cornerback Tamarion Crumpley decommits from the Gophers

The Gophers 2021 class now has 15 members, still ranking 15th in the nation and fifth in the Big Ten, per 247Sports.com.


Ranking has Gophers' 2020 football schedule among Big Ten's easiest

But the Gophers' Nov. 7 opponent Purdue has the country's toughest slate.


Texas defensive end Alexander decommits from Gophers football

The China Spring, Texas, native originally committed to the Gophers on April 22 but announced his decision to reopen his recruitment on social media.


U receiver Bateman on second team preseason All-America list

U receiver Bateman on second team preseason All-America list

The junior amassed 1,219 yards and 11 touchdowns last season and was the Big Ten Receiver of the Year.


Illinois athlete Jackson decommits from Gophers football for a second time

The four-star recruit announced he will instead commit to Purdue.


Texas defensive tackle Albert Regis decommits from the Gophers

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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, 6-foot-8 offensive lineman from Chicago commits to U

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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.


Four-star running back Irving commits to Gophers

Four-star running back Irving commits to Gophers

Mar'Keise Irving, a running back out of Illinois, is the 16th member of the Gophers 2021 class and the fifth four-star recruit.


Gophers holder O'Brien shares he has beaten cancer for the fifth time

Gophers punter Casey O'Brien (14) caught the ball while setting up for an extra point in the fourth quarter against Rutgers.

Casey O'Brien captured national attention this past season, featured on ESPN College GameDay for his years-long battle with osteosarcoma.


Georgia safety Darius Green commits to the Gophers

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.


Big Ten extends suspension of team activities through June 1

Big Ten extends suspension of team activities through June 1

The conference initially canceled all sports events and practices through April 6 and then again through Monday during the coronavirus pandemic.


Texas defensive tackle Albert Regis commits to Gophers

Texas defensive tackle Albert Regis commits to Gophers

Albert Regis is the 14th member of the Gophers' 2021 class and chose the program despite offers from Baylor and TCU.


Chris Williamson and Carter Coughlin go from Gophers to Giants after the NFL Draft

Chris Williamson and Carter Coughlin go from Gophers to Giants after the NFL Draft

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.


Undrafted Gophers Rodney Smith, Sam Renner sign free agent deals

Undrafted Gophers Rodney Smith, Sam Renner sign free agent deals

Several other Gophers players, passed over during the draft, could make their own deals with NFL teams in the next few days.


Winfield seems sure Day 2 draft pick, but what about Tyler Johnson?

Antoine Winfield Jr.

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.


Gophers add three-star Texas defensive end to 2021 class

Gophers add three-star Texas defensive end to 2021 class

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.


After reopening recruiting, four-star Illinois QB sticking with Gophers

After reopening recruiting, four-star Illinois QB sticking with Gophers

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.