Khari Blasingame, a safety from New Market, Alabama, gave the Gophers a verbal commitment on Friday night, becoming the team's 11th commitment in the 2014 class.
Blasingame also had an offer from Northwestern, as well as Middle Tennessee State. Rivals.com rates Blasingame as a three-star recruit. He is 6-1, 203 pounds, runs the 40-yard dash in 4.56 seconds, has a GPA of 4.13 and scored a 28 on his ACT.
Blasingame tweeted the news (@KB_bucks1): "Proud to be a Minnesota Golden Gopher!"
The Gophers can't comment on specific recruits, but assistant coach Jay Sawvel tweeted (@JaySawvel): "I am a very happy DB coach at the University of Minnesota right now!!!!"