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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.

Minnesota garners first win of the year against Maryland

Paul Hodowanic
November 7, 2020
This week, the defense looked like a completely different unit, shutting down the Illinois offense en route to a 41-14 victory on the road.
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.

Gophers notch first win behind Ibrahim’s second straight 4 TD game

Brendan O'Brien, Sports Reporter
November 7, 2020
The Gophers have finally earned a win, playing much improved defense and balanced offense in a 41-14 route of Illinois.
Gophers quarterback Tanner Morgan launches a pass over Michigan's defensive line on Saturday, Oct. 24.

Gophers’ Rossi out due to COVID-19

Brendan O'Brien, Sports Reporter
November 5, 2020
The defensive coordinator will not coach this Saturday against Illinois.
Thomas Barber and Coney Durr tackle Purdue on Saturday, Nov. 10 at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers beat the Boilermakers 41-10.

Gophers take on racism with H.E.R.E initiative

Brendan O'Brien
November 5, 2020
The program was sparked by the rising significance of social action in 2020.
Gophers Runningback Mohamed Ibrahim carries the ball for a touchdown at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida on Wednesday, Jan. 1.

Ibrahim’s big night spoiled by Maryland’s comeback win

Brendan O'Brien
October 31, 2020
The Baltimore native ran wild in the return to his home state, but that couldn’t mask the Gophers’ defensive woes.
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 lose stunner to Maryland

Paul Hodowanic, Sports Reporter
October 30, 2020
Minnesota came up short in its second game of the season, falling to Maryland in an overtime thriller.
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.

Gophers look to improve execution against Maryland

Brendan O'Brien
October 30, 2020
After struggling in its first game of the season against Michigan, the Gophers are looking to execute better on both the offensive and defensive ends of the field.
Gophers head coach PJ Fleck walks the sidelines at TCF Bank stadium on Saturday, Oct. 24.

Gophers starting linemen Faalele and Dunlap out indefinitely

Brendan O'Brien, Sports Reporter
October 29, 2020
For the foreseeable future, the Gophers will be without two starting offensive linemen due to health concerns.
A Gophers football player watches from the sidelines during a game on Sept. 16, 2017.

Gophers’ defensive back Sapp decides to transfer

Brendan O'Brien, Sports Reporter
October 29, 2020
The junior cornerback has already gained interest from Northern Iowa and UNC-Charlotte.
Gophers quarterback Tanner Morgan launches a pass over Michigan's defensive line on Saturday, Oct. 24.

Minnesota’s offensive line depth tested against Michigan and beyond

Paul Hodowanic, Sports Reporter
October 26, 2020
The Gophers will be without two starters on their offensive line for the considerable future.