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Gophers
July 15, 2019
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, 2019
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, 2019
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, 2019
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, 2019
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, 2019
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, 2019

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, 2019

Offensive lineman Martes Lewis commits to the Gophers

He is the 17th member of the Gophers' 2020 class.
Gophers
June 17, 2019

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.
Blogs
June 17, 2019

Gophers garner commit from Texas athlete Dylan McGill

He is the seventh recruit to commit in the past three days.
Gophers
June 16, 2019
Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck talked to the squad before a tackling drill at spring practice.

Gophers add Georgia defensive back to weekend recruiting haul

Michael Dixon is the sixth player to verbally commit to the Gophers this weekend.
Gophers
June 15, 2019
The exterior of TCF Bank Stadium.

Gophers add five football recruits to 2020 class

The group includes the team's second international commitment this week.
Gophers
June 10, 2019
Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck prepared the team for a tackling drill during spring practice in April.

Gophers add Netherlands cornerback to 2020 recruiting class

He's the eighth member in that group.
Gophers
June 4, 2019

Gophers get commitment from Nashville tight end

Austin Henderson is the seventh member of the 2020 recruiting class.
Vikings
June 4, 2019
Gophers' Coughlin honed pass-rushing technique with Broncos star

Gophers' Coughlin honed pass-rushing technique with Broncos star

Senior defensive end Carter Coughlin spent a recent few days on the UNLV campus working with Broncos great Von Miller and other NFL-caliber players at Miller's pass-rush summit.
Gophers
June 1, 2019
Gophers release junior college safety Owens from National Letter of Intent

Gophers release junior college safety Owens from National Letter of Intent

Junior college All-American Gervarrius Owens might have competed for a starting job with the Gophers this fall. Instead, he's taking his talents to Houston.
Gophers
May 30, 2019
Gophers open football season with 8 p.m. kickoff against SDSU in August

Gophers open football season with 8 p.m. kickoff against SDSU in August

Five of the 12 game times for the upcoming Gophers football season have been decided.
Gophers
May 23, 2019
Fleck's rule: 'You commit to me, you can't go see another place'

Fleck's rule: 'You commit to me, you can't go see another place'

After having three players decommit from the U recently, coach P.J. Fleck explained his policy at a Coaching Caravan stop. He added: 'We have a problem in our society. We don't have a problem in our program.'
Gophers
May 22, 2019
Fleck on Gophers decommitments: 'It's just part of college football'

Fleck on Gophers decommitments: 'It's just part of college football'

The Gophers' football coach isn't too concerned about recruits re-opening their recruiting, even though his team has had three in the past month.
Gophers
May 21, 2019
Michigan graduate transfer cornerback commits to Gophers

Michigan graduate transfer cornerback commits to Gophers

Former four-star recruit Benjamin St-Juste has three years of eligibility remaining and can play immediately in 2019.
Gophers
May 21, 2019
Illinois DT becomes third recruit to decommit from Gophers this month

Illinois DT becomes third recruit to decommit from Gophers this month

Three-star defensive tackle C.J. West from La Grange Park, Ill., announced his verbal commitment on Twitter at the end of February.
Gophers
May 15, 2019
Winona defensive end Witt decommits from Gophers' 2020 football class

Winona defensive end Witt decommits from Gophers' 2020 football class

Plus an update on Gophers players now heading into the NFL.
Gophers
May 13, 2019
Junior college linebacker switches commitment from Gophers to Texas

Junior college linebacker switches commitment from Gophers to Texas

Juwan Mitchell, a three-star inside linebacker who initially announced his commitment at the end of March, tweeted his reconsideration Monday.
Gophers
May 2, 2019
Gophers announce first kickoff time for 2019 season

Gophers announce first kickoff time for 2019 season

The Gophers have their first official game time in for the 2019 season, and it's a doozy.
Gophers
May 1, 2019
Cornerback who came to U in January plans to transfer

Cornerback who came to U in January plans to transfer

Defensive back Kelvin Clemmons joined the Gophers just this past January from Hutchinson Community College in Kansas.