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Wide receiver Chris Autman-Bell raises his arms in celebration of a touchdown at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 9. The Gophers defeated Penn State 31-26 to bring their record to 9-0, a first since 1904.

Autman-Bell and receiving corps dazzle in Gopher football’s 2021 spring game

Matthew Kennedy
May 3, 2021
The spring game showcased the depth of Minnesota’s wide receivers, and who could take on a larger role after the departure of Rashod Bateman.
Gophers Defensiveback Benjamin St-Juste leaps for an Auburn pass at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida on Wednesday, Jan. 1. Minnesota took the bowl game with a 31-24 win over the Auburn Tigers.

Benjamin St-Juste selected in third round of NFL draft by Washington

Brendan O'Brien
April 30, 2021
The former Gophers’ defensive back followed in the footsteps of last year’s selectees in Antoine Winfield Jr. and Chris Williamson.
Gophers Wide Receiver Rashod Bateman carries the ball at the 2020 Outback Bowl on Wednesday, Jan. 1.  The Gophers went on to take the game 31-24 over the Auburn Tigers.

Bateman goes No. 27 to the Baltimore Ravens in NFL draft

Brendan O'Brien
April 29, 2021
After a season filled with twists and turns, the Gophers standout saw his NFL dreams come to fruition late Thursday night.
Gophers Defensiveback Benjamin St-Juste leaps for an Auburn pass at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida on Wednesday, Jan. 1. Minnesota took the bowl game with a 31-24 win over the Auburn Tigers.

NFL draft Q&A with Daniel House

Brendan O'Brien
April 28, 2021
As former Gophers Rashod Bateman and Benjamin St-Juste are preparing to hear their names called in the NFL draft, read House’s thoughts on the two prospects.
Gophers head coach PJ Fleck walks the sidelines at TCF Bank stadium on Saturday, Oct. 24.

Gophers to decline bowl game invite

Nolan O'Hara, Sports Editor
December 20, 2020
Minnesota’s season will conclude with a 20-17 loss to Wisconsin at Camp Randall Stadium.
Gophers quarterback Tanner Morgan prepares to launch a pass at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 24. Minnesota fell to Michigan 49-24 in their first showing of the season.

Tanner Morgan and offense can’t capitalize on stellar defensive performance

Paul Hodowanic, Sports Reporter
December 19, 2020
Mistakes at inopportune times cost Minnesota a chance at the Axe.
Gophers linebacker Mariano Sori-Marin follows the ball at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 24. Minnesota fell to Michigan 49-24 in their first showing of the season.

Gophers fall in overtime matchup to Badgers

Brendan O'Brien, Sports Reporter
December 19, 2020
In a game of both teams throwing punches, it was Wisconsin who did just enough to secure the win and keep Paul Bunyan’s Axe in Madison.
Gophers running back Mohamed Ibrahim carries the ball at TCF Bank Stadium on Friday, Nov. 13. The Gophers fell to the University of Iowa Hawkeyes 35-7.

Gophers’ Ibrahim named Big Ten Running Back of the Year

Nolan O'Hara, Sports Editor
December 15, 2020
Playing only six games, Ibrahim leads the conference in rushing yards, touchdowns and yards from scrimmage.
Gophers head coach PJ Fleck walks the sidelines at TCF Bank stadium on Saturday, Oct. 24.

Gophers set to play Wisconsin in final Big Ten game

Brendan O'Brien, Sports Reporter
December 13, 2020
The rescheduling of the game will be the 130th meeting between the border rivals.
Thomas Barber and Coney Durr tackle Purdue on Saturday, Nov. 10 at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers beat the Boilermakers 41-10.

Gophers without rust after 22 days between games

Brendan O'Brien, Sports Reporter
December 12, 2020
Minnesota had role players step up and two key takeaways on defense to beat Nebraska for its third win of the season