Gophers Football

Gophers CB Boddy-Calhoun Won't Need Surgery On Injured KneeThe Minnesota Golden Gophers finally got a little good news on the injury front. Coach Jerry Kill says star cornerback Briean Boddy-Calhoun will not need surgery on the knee he injured last Saturday against Ohio. Kill would not say if Boddy-Calhoun would be available this weekend in the Big Ten opener at Northwestern.
Minnesota, Kill Reach 1-Year Contract Extension Through 2019Minnesota coach Jerry Kill has agreed to a one-year contract extension, through the 2019 season. The deal was announced Friday by the university. Terms weren't immediately available.
At 74, Gophers Great Bobby Bell To Earn College DegreeThursday will be a big day for former University of Minnesota football legend Bobby Bell. At 74 years old, he's set to finish his college education that started at Minnesota 56 years ago. He will earn his degree from Minnesota.
2 Gophers In NFL Draft Heading To TexasThe Dallas Cowboys have taken linebacker Damien Wilson of Minnesota in the fourth round of the NFL draft, and the Tennessee Titans selected the running back they said they wanted out of the final day of the NFL draft in David Cobb of Minnesota.
Fmr. Gopher & His Brother Aim To Make Cancer Patients ComfortableIt's been nearly five years since a cancer diagnosis ended a promising football career for Connor Cosgrove. He was a wide receiver at the University of Minnesota when he was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010. He had to stop playing football, and underwent years of chemotherapy treatments.
Focus On Passing Game Is Paying Off For GophersThe Gophers football coaches made no bones about it at the start of the spring: If their team is to get better, their passing game has to get better. So has it? "Yeah, definitely," quarterback Mitch Leidner said. "I feel like we've taken a huge step."
Overcoming Hurdles, Anyanwu A Likely Replacement For Gopher Maxx WilliamsMaxx Williams was the most explosive offensive weapon to play for the Gopher football team in years. As the Gophers conduct their spring practices, the emphasis turns to figuring out how to replace him.
Minnesota Announces 2015 Football Recruiting ClassIt's National Signing Day for high school athletes as they put the pen to paper and finalize where they are heading to be student-athletes in college.
10 Horrible Streaks In Sports HistoryMinnesota's major sports are in a rut. But fans shouldn't feel too bad. The current losing streaks teams are on are nothing in comparison to some of the worst streaks in sports history.
Caledonia's Fruechte Plays Last Game As A GopherOne of the traditions of watching high school athletes is watching them move on to college. Isaac Fruechte starred for his father, Carl, at Caledonia High School. Carl moved from head to assistant coach so he could follow his son more closely when he became a Gopher.
Gophers' Maxx Williams Declares For NFL DraftMaxx Williams' amazing touchdown against Missouri in the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl on Thursday was his last as a Gophers football player. Williams made it official Friday afternoon, announcing he will forego his final two years of college eligibility and declare for the NFL Draft.
Gopher Fans Optimistic For Next Season Despite Bowl LossIt was the first New Year's Day bowl game since 1962 for the Minnesota Gophers, and fans packed sports bars to cheer on their team in the Citrus Bowl. In the video above, Kylie Bearse spent the day with Gopher fans who are still optimistic even after their loss to Mizzou.