Just a quick note to say that Seahawks coach Pete Carroll just announced the hiring of Jedd Fisch as their new QB coach. Still no "official" word from the Gophers.
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Junior defensive end Gaelin Elmore is the second Gophers player to win the Wilma Rudolph Award in the past three years. The award is given to student athletes who've overcome long odds.
Kyrei Fisher became the third player to commit to the Gophers for the Class of 2017.
Claeys said his plan is to have Ryan Santoso be the team's punter and longer field-goal kicker. Emmit Carpenter will go into camp as the favorite to take over the main field-goal kicking duties.
Big Ten Network announced that the Nov. 12 game at Nebraska will start at 6:30 p.m. Minnesota's season opener against Oregon State also will be in prime time.
In his "Way-too-early 2017 NFL mock draft," ESPN's Todd McShay has Gophers QB Mitch Leidner going in the first round, No. 25 overall, to the Dallas Cowboys.