Gophers add commitments from JUCO linebacker and Wisconsin lineman

  • Blog Post by: Joe Christensen
  • December 14, 2013 - 3:01 PM

The commitments keep coming for the Gophers football program.

After landing Alabama safety Khari Blasingame on Friday night, the Gophers received a verbal commitment Saturday from Cody Poock, a linebacker from Iowa Western Community College, who chose Minnesota over TCU.

Poock confirmed the news with a tweet (@codyallenpoock): "Just committed to the University of Minnesota. Ski-U-Mah."

Then, according to, the Gophers received a verbal commitment from Luke Rasmussen, a 6-7 offensive tackle from Brookfield, Wis. Rasmussen, who scored a 33 on his ACT exam, had reported offers from Air Force, Harvard, Yale, Bowling Green and Ball State.

The Gophers now have 13 commitments for their 2014 class.

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