U Of M Names Dan O'Brien To Coaching StaffMinnesota has added Dan O'Brien to its coaching staff as a co-special teams coordinator and assistant defensive backs coach.
Gophers Coaches Limegrover, Zebrowski Won't Return Next SeasonMinnesota coach Tracy Claeys fired offensive coordinator Matt Limegrover and quarterbacks coach Jim Zebrowski on Sunday, acting swiftly and decisively as he embarks on his first offseason as a head coach.
For Gophers, Winning Axe From Wisconsin Would Mean Bowl EligibilityWhat will it take to beat Wisconsin? The Gophers have been trying to figure that out for the last decade, or more. The Badgers come to TCF Bank Stadium Saturday carrying the axe. The Gophers want it, and another trip to a bowl.
Tracy Claeys Named Gophers Head Football Coach, Signs 3-Year DealInterim coach Tracy Claeys has been named the head coach of the Gophers football team. University of Minnesota Interim Athletics Director Beth Goetz announced the news Wednesday morning, saying the University of Minnesota and Claeys signed a three-year contract.
Gophers Prepare For Iowa As Claeys Is Set To Be Named Head CoachIt would be a monumental upset for the Gopher football team to go to Iowa City and beat the unbeaten Hawkeyes this Saturday. But as MIke Max reports, there is a rallying cry in the Gopher locker room: "Remember last year."
Gophers Myrick Likely Out For Season With Rib InjuryMinnesota Gophers cornerback Jalen Myrick was released from a Columbus, Ohio, hospital on Tuesday after being hospitalized with a rib injury sustained during Saturday's loss at Ohio State.
After Emotional Loss, Gophers Head To Ohio State DeterminedOhio State coach Urban Meyer doesn't expect Minnesota will come into Ohio Stadium flat on Saturday night after an emotional stretch last week.
Gophers Must Recover From Crushing Loss To MichiganMinnesota's botched finish against Michigan, leading to the loss of the Little Brown Jug trophy, will linger for a while with the Golden Gophers. There's no time to fret, though, with a trip to top-ranked Ohio State on tap.
Gophers' Claeys: 'I Want To Be The Next Head Coach'Jerry Kill sent shockwaves through Minnesota Wednesday morning, announcing his retirement as Gophers football coach due to health concerns. Defensive Coordintaor Tracy Claeys was named in the interim head coach after meeting with interim Athletic Director Beth Goetz.
With Kill's Retirement, Who's The Next Gophers Football Coach?Minnesota is facing a coaching search it certainly did not want. Jerry Kill stepped down Wednesday because of continued issues with his epilepsy after rebuilding a failing program into a solid, if not spectacular, winner.
All-Senior Secondary A Strength For Minnesota This SeasonThe Minnesota football program has hardly been prone to some catchy nickname like Cornerback College or Safety School.
Leidner Will Likely Start For Gophers Vs TCUIt is "the" test of the non-conference season for the Gophers football team. They're headed to Fort Worth to face Texas Christian University. They're two touchdown underdogs who are physically beaten up.