The Gophers football team continues to pluck in-state players for its 2016 recruiting class, with the latest being Monticello offensive lineman Conner Olson.
Olson gave the Gophers a verbal commitment Tuesday, becoming the seventh player from the 2016 class to do so, and the sixth from Minnesota.
Olson is a 6-5, 270-pound lineman who also had reported offers from Harvard, Princeton and Yale. He currently has a three-star rating from 247Sports.com.
The Gophers' other in-state commitments include Thomas Barber (linebacker, Robbinsdale Armstrong), Carter Coughlin (linebacker, Eden Prairie), Jojo Garcia (defensive tackle, East Ridge), Philip Howard (athlete, Robbinsdale Cooper) and Sam Schlueter (offensive lineman, Mayer Lutheran).
Olson announced the news on Twitter: