Joe Christensen

Gophers football reporter | Gophers, Big Ten
Phone: 612-673-7844
Joe Christensen covered Major League Baseball for 15 years, including three at the Baltimore Sun and eight at the Star Tribune, before switching to the college football beat. He’s a Faribault, Minn., native who graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1996. He covered Jim Wacker’s Gophers for the Minnesota Daily and also wrote about USC, UCLA and the Rose Bowl for the Riverside Press-Enterprise before getting this chance to cover football again.

Recent content from Joe Christensen

Limegrover: Jeff Jones could be weapon at wide receiver

Gophers offensive coordinator Matt Limegrover addresses the media after Thursday's practice.

Updated: March 27, 2015, - 06:32 AM

Gophers' freshman Jones showing promise at slotback, too

On Thursday, the Gophers' coaching staff gave running back Jeff Jones an extensive look at slot receiver as a secondary position for him.

Updated: March 27, 2015, - 12:40 AM

Gophers DBs hungry to prove they're best in Big Ten

Gophers safety Damarius Travis talks to the media after Tuesday's practice.

Updated: March 25, 2015, - 06:56 AM

Leidner getting tips from new Gophers assistant Adam Weber

Adam Weber is the Gophers' all-time passing leader, and now he’s working hand-in-hand with quarterbacks coach Jim Zebrowski as a graduate assistant.

Updated: March 25, 2015, - 06:52 AM

Old result, new twist: Gophers win national title, cut down the net

After beating Harvard for their third NCAA women's hockey title in four years, the Gophers added something new to their postgame celebration.

Updated: March 23, 2015, - 09:09 AM

Gophers women's hockey returns most of its core for next season

After celebrating its third NCAA championship in four years Sunday, the Gophers women’s hockey team will open next season as one of the favorites to win it all again.

Updated: March 23, 2015, - 06:44 AM

Frozen Four MVP Brandt relishes title

Gophers junior Hannah Brandt addressed the media after Sunday's NCAA championship game.

Updated: March 22, 2015, - 09:30 PM

After upset last season, Gophers seniors aching for third title

The Gophers remember the pain of losing in the title game a year ago.

Updated: March 22, 2015, - 12:04 AM

Gophers' Brandt playing against familiar opposing coach

Hannah Brandt was one of the early cuts from the U.S. Olympic team in June 2013. The coach was Harvard’s Katey Stone.

Updated: March 21, 2015, - 10:21 PM

Frost sizes up Harvard matchup

Gophers coach Brad Frost addresses the media on the eve of the NCAA championship game against Harvard.

Updated: March 21, 2015, - 10:08 PM

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