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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South Dakota lineman picks Ohio State over the Gophers

Posted by: Joe Christensen under Gopher recruiting Updated: June 9, 2014 - 3:11 PM

Grant Schmidt, an offensive tackle from Sioux Falls (S.D.) Roosevelt, who had reportedly narrowed his choices to Ohio State and Minnesota, committed to Ohio State on Monday, according to multiple media reports. The 6-foot-6 Schmidt is rated as a four-star recruit by Rivals.com.

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