Jonah Pirsig talks about potentially making his first career start for the Gophers.
Updated: August 21, 2014, - 10:19 PM
After coming to campus as a complete unknown in 2011, senior safety Cedric Thompson has emerged as this team’s de-facto captain, alongside quarterback Mitch Leidner.
Updated: August 21, 2014, - 06:44 AM
Gophers safety Cedric Thompson has a brother, Tedric, who is starting at safety for Colorado.
Updated: August 20, 2014, - 11:02 PM
Gophers coach Jerry Kill said Eastern Illinois is the same caliber team, athletically, as North Dakota State, the three-time defending FBS national champion.
Updated: August 20, 2014, - 12:21 AM
Gophers quarterback Mitch Leidner talks after Tuesday's practice about his excitement for the season's first game, Aug. 28 against Eastern...
Updated: August 19, 2014, - 09:44 PM
Ryan Santoso arrived on the University of Minnesota campus last year as a 280-pound kicker and somewhat of a novelty...
Updated: August 18, 2014, - 07:41 AM
The Gophers' defense has steadily improved under the guidance of coordinator Tracy Claeys. He inherited a team that ranked 98th nationally in scoring defense four years ago, at 33.0 points per game. By last year, it ranked 25th.
Updated: August 18, 2014, - 07:18 AM
The Gophers moved true freshman Gaelin Elmore from tight end to defensive end this week, and it sounds like the Somerset, Wis., native is on the fast track for playing time.
Updated: August 16, 2014, - 12:39 AM
Gophers linebacker coach Mike Sherels analyzes his group after Friday's practice.
Updated: August 15, 2014, - 08:19 PM