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Football

The Gophers will take on UCLA and USC in 2024 as a part of the expanded 18-team Big Ten.

New Gopher Quarterback Max Brosmer attacks offseason with veteran players leading the way

by Andrew Cornelius
Published July 12, 2024

Gophers football is focused on developing new players within their program, starting with leaders like the team’s new quarterback Max Brosmer, among others.   Brosmer, a graduate transfer from New...

The Gophers 2025 class is P.J. Fleck’s highest-ranked recruiting class as Gophers head coach.

Gophers football adds 12 recruits during Summer Splash weekends

by Andrew Cornelius
Published June 25, 2024

Gophers football held its annual Summer Splash on the weekends of June 9 and 16 where they officially hosted high school recruits from across the country. Minnesota ended its Summer Splash with 12 new...

Rickey Foggie was a starting quarterback for the Gophers from 1984 to 1987.

Former Gophers on all sides of new Arena Football League

by Eitan Schoenberg
Published April 29, 2024
Rickey Foggie, Demry Croft and Lee Hutton are all in different roles within the renewed Arena Football League.
Quarterback Max Brosmer (left) and Minnesota Vikings quarterback coach Josh McCown (right) during  is on the right during the Gophers Pro Day on March 14. In 11 games played, Brosmer was second in the FCS in passing yards (3,449) and first in yards per game (313.6).

Introducing Gophers football’s newest quarterback: Max Brosmer

by Andrew Cornelius
Published April 1, 2024
The transfer quarterback from New Hampshire established himself as a leader after being voted captain by his new teammates.
Tyler Nubin flaunted his 4.4 second 40-yard dash time on his Instagram story after shining in Minnesota’s Pro Day.

Gopher Pro Day featured scouts from all 32 NFL teams

by Andrew Cornelius
Published March 16, 2024
Tyler Nubin, Kyler Baugh and Brady Weeks headlined the Gophers’ nine participants.
PJ Fleck looks at the crowd in the Huntington Bank stands before leading Gophers football out onto the field before they play the Michigan Wolverines on Oct. 7, 2023.

Analysis: P.J. Fleck’s “Row the Boat” mantra built a culture of winning at Minnesota

by Andrew Cornelius
Published January 30, 2024
The program looks to lean on the strong foundation built in previous years to bounce back from a season that left a lot to be desired.
The Gophers beat Bowling Green 30-24 in this years Quick Lane Bowl.

Minnesota football out-rushed Bowling Green in Quick Lane Bowl win

by Andrew Cornelius
Published December 28, 2023
Running back Darius Taylor took his 37 touches for 219 of the offense’s 281 total yards.
Athan draws back a pass against the Wisconsin Badger secondary on Nov. 25, 2023.

Gophers starting quarterback enters transfer portal

by Andrew Cornelius
Published November 28, 2023
Athan Kaliakmanis will look for a new home next season after an up-and-down year at quarterback.
Gophers wide receiver Daniel Jackson pulls in a pass from Athan Kaliakmanis from inside the 10 yard line. Jackson finished the game with nine receptions, 121 yards and a touchdown.

Minnesota loses Paul Bunyan’s Axe in late season skid

by Andrew Cornelius
Published November 26, 2023
The Gophers lost each of their last four games of the season after being 5-3 against Illinois in week 10.
PJ Fleck and the Gopher football team on Sept. 30, 2023.

Minnesota football looks to secure bowl eligibility with win over rivals

by Andrew Cornelius
Published November 23, 2023
The Gophers host the Wisconsin Badgers for the 133rd meeting for Paul Bunyan’s Axe.

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