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August 29
Gophers, QB Morgan set to open season against South Dakota State

Gophers, QB Morgan set to open season against South Dakota State

The Gophers open 2019 at 8 p.m. at TCF Bank Stadium.
Gophers
August 27
Gophers release first depth chart ahead of Thursday's season opener

Gophers release first depth chart ahead of Thursday's season opener

The Gophers released their first depth chart ahead of the 8 p.m. Thursday opener against South Dakota State, and there are some revelations and some questions still looming.
Gophers
August 20
U to Iowa to Wisconsin: Winona prep star switches commitment to third school

U to Iowa to Wisconsin: Winona prep star switches commitment to third school

The Gophers were the first to land a commitment from coveted in-state recruit Aaron Witt, a defensive end from Winona. But they weren't the last.
Gophers
August 19
Fair deal: Gophers announce 24-hour flash sale for football opener

Fair deal: Gophers announce 24-hour flash sale for football opener

Trying to combat a 26-year low in attendance, the Gophers will be selling tickets for their Aug. 29 opener against South Dakota State for $10.
Gophers
August 19
U football gets some votes in Associated Press preseason Top 25

U football gets some votes in Associated Press preseason Top 25

Unlike seven of their Big Ten peers, the Gophers didn't make the cut for the Associated Press preseason Top 25. But they received some votes.
Gophers
August 16
Quarterback to cornerback, what to watch at today's Gophers practice

Quarterback to cornerback, what to watch at today's Gophers practice

The team will practice 4:15 p.m. at Athletes Village. While the starting quarterback issue has been settled by injury, there's still competition to be Tanner Morgan's backup.
Gophers
August 9
Gophers hold open practice under the lights at TCF Bank Stadium

Gophers hold open practice under the lights at TCF Bank Stadium

About 150 people showed up to watch this late-add open practice. And the Gophers will hold another session for the public 4:30 p.m. Friday.
Gophers
August 8
Orono defensive end Striggow commits to Gophers

Orono defensive end Striggow commits to Gophers

He is the 24th member of the program's 2020 class.
Gophers
August 7
Minnesota Golden Gophers wide receiver Clay Geary (18) was mobbed by his teammates as he found out he is a scholarship recipient after throwing out a

Sweet surprise: Gophers give receiver scholarship at Target Field

Clay Geary was the last of his four roommates to throw out the first pitches at the Twins game Wednesday. Little did he know, his friends had been hatching a plot.
Gophers
August 7
Gophers add another open training camp session for fans

Gophers add another open training camp session for fans

The team will practice in front of the public 7:45 p.m. Thursday at TCF Bank Stadium.
Gophers
August 1
Gophers to meet four Top 25 teams from preseason football poll

Gophers to meet four Top 25 teams from preseason football poll

The Gophers are thought to have a favorable schedule to start the season, but play their last four games against ranked opponents from the Big Ten.
Gophers
July 31
Gophers open two more training camp practices to the public

Gophers open two more training camp practices to the public

The team opens the season 8 p.m. Aug. 29 at TCF Bank Stadium against South Dakota State.
Gophers
July 30

Fleck gives Gophers update on eve of camp

Gophers coach P.J. Fleck also gave updates about his team's running back situation, which was altered last season because of injuries to Rodney Smith and Shannon Brooks.
Gophers
July 25
Gophers to hold open training camp practice Aug. 3

Gophers to hold open training camp practice Aug. 3

The even includes a tailgate, autographs and charity drives.
Gophers
July 19
Wee hours change-of-heart kept U's offensive coordinator from leaving

Wee hours change-of-heart kept U's offensive coordinator from leaving

Offensive coordinator Kirk Ciarrocca called Gophers coach P.J. Fleck late one night in January to tell him he was taking a job in West Virginia. A few hours later, they talked again. Fleck told what happened.
Gophers
July 16
Redshirt freshman running back Edmonds medically retires from Gophers

Redshirt freshman running back Edmonds medically retires from Gophers

The Georgia native had yet to play a collegiate game.
Gophers
July 15
Flecks sponsor Camp Ronald McDonald: 'We're not here just to coach football'

Flecks sponsor Camp Ronald McDonald: 'We're not here just to coach football'

The couple personally sponsors the camp, which sets up fun activities for patients and their siblings during the summer.
Gophers
July 9
Former four-star recruit medically retires from Gophers football

Former four-star recruit medically retires from Gophers football

Redshirt freshman defensive lineman Alex Reigelsperger endured a serious neck injury and concussion before ever playing a down in college.
Gophers
July 8
U football holder, cancer survivor O'Brien to speak at Big Ten media days

U football holder, cancer survivor O'Brien to speak at Big Ten media days

Gophers sophomore Casey O'Brien will share his experience as a four-time cancer survivor with some of the biggest names in Big Ten football.
Gophers
June 30
Gophers add four-star receiver; analysts size up U's 2020 class

Gophers add four-star receiver; analysts size up U's 2020 class

Coach P.J. Fleck and the Gophers, by adding wide receiver Daniel Jackson out of Kansas, now have 22 players committed for next season.
Gophers
June 25
The Gophers' Maroon team defeated the Gold team 38-20 in the spring football game in April.

Versatile defensive player from St. Louis commits to 2020 football class

Itayvion Brown is the 21st member in the Gophers' 2020 class.
Gophers
June 24
Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck (shown during a spring practice in April) received a commitment from Texas safety Abner Dubar, the 20th member of th

Gophers land three-star safety; former commit Witt chooses Iowa

Texas safety Abner Dubar is the 20th member of the 2020 class, while Winona defensive end Aaron Witt switches his commitment to a border rival.
Gophers
June 21

Two more defensive linemen commit to Gophers for 2020

P.J. Fleck's squad now has 19 commitments for the Class of 2020.with the addition of three-star recruits from Michigan and Ohio.
Gophers
June 19

Offensive lineman Martes Lewis commits to the Gophers

He is the 17th member of the Gophers' 2020 class.
Gophers
June 17

Gophers garner football commits from Texas athlete, Georgia cornerback

Dylan McGill and Victor Pless bring the Gophers' 2020 class to 16 members and are the seventh and eighth commits in the past three days.