Joe Christensen covered Major League Baseball for 15 years, including three seasons 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.
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Andrew Stelter, a defensive end from Owatonna, announced today on Twitter (@Steltz_78) that he has committed to the Gophers.
The 6-4, 247-pound Stelter becomes the sixth player in the 2014 class to commit to Minnesota. He had offers from Iowa State, Harvard, Princeton and Yale and was on Stanford's radar, too. Rivals.com lists Stelter as a three-star recruit.
Stelter had 12 sacks last fall as a junior for the Huskies.
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