Gophers defensive line coach Jeff Phelps sent a generic tweet after the team received its latest recruiting commitment Sunday. It said, "Life as the DL Coach at The University of Minnesota just keeps getting better, one last piece of the plan remains! #blessed."
Coaches aren't allowed to comment on specific players, but the Gophers had just received a commitment from Winston DeLattiboudere, a defensive end from Ellicott City (Md.) Howard.
That gave the Gophers 24 commitments heading into National Signing Day on Wednesday. Phelps comment about "one last piece of the plan" is likely a reference to Jamal Milan, a defensive tackle from Chicago Raby, who plans to announce his decision Wednesday. Milan's finalists are said to be Minnesota, Illinois and Indiana. He is a consensus three-star recruit.
DeLattiboudere was more under the radar, even though the Baltimore Sun named him its All-Metro Defensive Player of the Year last fall. He did not have a star rating with Rivals.com or 247Sports.com as of Sunday
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