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Fleck Hires 2 Defensive Assistants To Gopher Football Staff

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota head coach P.J. Fleck has hired two new assistants on his staff for his second season, with Jahmile Addae as the defensive backs coach and Marcus West as the defensive line pass rush specialist. 114 more words


Gopher Football Adds 8 Walk-Ons, 3 From Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota has added eight preferred walk-ons to the program, including three players from the state.

Minnetonka linebacker Ty Barron, Mounds View tight end Max Janes and Chaska linebacker Micah Roane committed Wednesday to the Gophers for the 2018 season. 102 more words


Gophers Football Spring Game Set For April 14

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The University of Minnesota football team’s annual spring game has been set for April 14 at TCF Bank Stadium.

The event will be at noon and is free and open to the general public. 109 more words


Gophers Aiming To Pull Upset Of Unbeaten Wisconsin

The University of Minnesota football team hosts Wisconsin Saturday, needing a victory over the No. 5-ranked Badgers to earn bow eligibility. The Badgers are seeking their 15th straight victory, an undefeated regular season and consideration for the College Football Playoff. 338 more words


Gophers Hope To Send Seniors Off With Bowl Game, Axe

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota’s final regular season game will be at home against undefeated Wisconsin, the annual opportunity to send off the departing seniors.

There’s added incentive for the Gophers of a monumental upset, too, as heavy underdogs in the latest edition of a rivalry that’s been lopsided for two-plus decades. 511 more words


Gophers Croft, Smith Earn Big Ten Football Weekly Awards

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The University of Minnesota football team pounded Nebraska 54-21 on Saturday, and Demry Croft and Rodney Smith had a lot to do with it. 115 more words


Fleck Says Gophers OL Greene Will 'Pay The Price' For Ejection

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota offensive tackle Donnell Greene is facing discipline from Gophers coach P.J. Fleck that will carry over to Saturday’s game against Nebraska after the junior starter swung and hit a Michigan player last week. 227 more words