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No Jail Time For Fmr. Gophers QB In Mankato Bar Brawl

MANKATO, Minn. (WCCO) — Former University of Minnesota football player Philip Nelson will not serve any jail time following a fight outside a Mankato bar last May. 433 more words


Gophers Football Opens Spring Practice March 3

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Coming off its second straight 8-5 season and third consecutive season to end with a bowl game, the University of Minnesota football team opens spring practice on Tuesday. 69 more words


University Of Minnesota Hosting Pro Day March 2

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The University of Minnesota is hosting its pro day for outgoing Gophers football seniors on Monday, March 2.

It’s a chance for graduating seniors from the football program who did not attend the NFL Combine to get live workouts in front of various NFL coaches and scouts. 102 more words


Gophers' David Cobb injured at NFL combine

University of Minnesota running back David Cobb suffered a setback at the NFL scouting combine on Saturday when he suffered an apparent injury while running in his first 40-yard dash of the day, the  335 more words


Former Gophers Cobb, Williams, Wilson At NFL Combine

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Three former Minnesota players have been invited to Indianapolis this weekend for the annual NFL scouting combine.

Running back David Cobb, tight end Maxx Williams and linebacker Damien Wilson are the ex-Gophers among more than 300 draft prospects scheduled to go through interviews, medical tests and skills drills at Lucas Oil Field in front of team officials from all around the league. 82 more words


Dayton Pushing For Later Start Times For Gopher Home Games

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – While Gopher fans focus on Thursday’s bowl game, Governor Mark Dayton is thinking ahead to next season.

The governor doesn’t want the Gophers starting any more home games before noon. 395 more words


Gophers Get Down To Business As Bowl Game Nears

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — It’s down to business for the Gophers football squad.

The University of Minnesota team is on the ground in Orlando, Florida ahead of its Jan. 76 more words