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Perham defensive tackle Richter commits to Gophers

The Gophers added another commitment Saturday night, when Logan Richter, a defensive tackle from Perham, Minn., announced he was picking Minnesota.

The 6-4, 280-pound Richter had no other reported offers. He is Minnesota's eighth commitment for the Class of 2018, and the third defensive lineman, joining Elijah Teague (Chicago Marist) and Abi Okonji (South Gwinnett, Ga.).

Richter announced his decision on Twitter:

Abi Okonji, highly recruited DE from Georgia, commits to Gophers

Gophers coach P.J. Fleck landed another verbal commitment from a player with several Power Five offers Saturday, when Abi Okonji, a defensive end from Georgia, announced he was picking Minnesota.

The 6-3, 240-pound Okonji is a consensus three-star recruit from South Gwinnett (Ga.) High School, who also had reported offers from Michigan State, Maryland and Mississippi State, among others.

Okonji is the Gophers seventh commit for the Class of 2018, which ranks in the Top 15 in the latest 247Sports Composite Rankings.

Okonji announced his decision on Twitter:

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