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Texas defensive lineman Joshua Croslen commits to Gophers

The Gophers continue bolstering their 2017 recruiting class. Joshua Croslen, a defensive tackle from Steele High School in Cibolo,Texas, gave them a verbal commitment Friday night, giving them 10 commits for this class.

The 6-foot, 280-pound Croslen is a consensus three-star recruit who also had reported offers from Houston, Rice, SMU and Colorado State, among others.

He announced his commitment on Twitter:

Nebraska offensive lineman Brett Kitrell commits to Gophers

The Gophers landed their second offensive line recruit in two days -- and fourth for the Class of 2017 -- on Friday when Nebraska's Brett Kitrell gave them a verbal commitment.

Kitrell is a consensus three-star recruit from Ashland-Greenwood High School who also had reported offers from Central Florida, Air Force and Ohio.

On Thursday, the Gophers got a commitment from Florida offensive lineman Corey Gaynor. Their other two offensive line commits are Marshall's Blaise Andries and Robbinsdale Cooper's Eric Abojei.

Kitrell announced his decision on Twitter: