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.
Gopher Linebacker Hopes To Hear Name At NFL DraftThe NFL draft is two weeks away, and one Gopher is hoping to hear his name. Linebacker Damien Wilson flourished this season, and now he's training and preparing for a shot at the big time.
Cobb Hoping Big Senior Season Turns Into NFL OpportunityDavid Cobb set a single-season rushing record with the University of Minnesota football team last season, one that helped turn the Gopher program around. Now he's hoping to get a pay day as a result. Cobb is preparing for the upcoming NFL Draft, which means overcoming an injury.
With Cobb Gone, Gophers Look To Improve Passing GameThe University of Minnesota football team is trying to find some things out this spring. One of the biggest is how the Gophers will function offensively after running back David Cobb's departure. Cobb set a single-season rushing record with Minnesota as a senior.
Former Gophers Cobb, Williams, Wilson At NFL CombineRunning back David Cobb, tight end Maxx Williams and linebacker Damien Wilson are the ex-Gophers among more than 300 draft prospects scheduled to go through interviews, medical tests and skills drills at Lucas Oil Field in front of team officials from all around the league.
Incoming Gophers Class Geared Again Toward Running GameMinnesota will remain rooted in the running game for a while. The Gophers included three running backs in their 24-player recruiting class that became official Wednesday on national signing day. Canadian Jonathan Femi-Cole leads the list of incoming freshmen who will join standouts from each of the last two recruiting classes in a crowded competition for departing senior David Cobb's spot. Berkley Edwards will be a redshirt sophomore in 2015, and Jeff Jones will be a redshirt freshman.
Mizzou, Minnesota Primed For Citrus Bowl MatchupAt Minnesota, fourth-year coach Jerry Kill and the Golden Gophers (8-4) are celebrating a return to a New Year's Day bowl for the first time since 1962.
Cobb, Wilson Talk Gophers Football On Rosen's Sports SundayThere's a buzz around the University of Minnesota campus and for the first time in a very long time, it's surrounding the Gophers football program.
Confidence A Clear Sign Of Progress At MinnesotaThe signs of progress at Minnesota are plentiful. The 22nd-ranked Gophers have cracked the Associated Press poll for the first time in more than six years. They've posted consecutive eight-win seasons for the first time since 2002 and 2003. They've got a chance to go to the Big Ten championship game.
Gophers Could Be Without Cobb Against WisconsinThe University of Minnesota football team may be without one of its best players in Saturday’s showdown at Wisconsin.
What's At Stake: Minnesota @ NebraskaMinnesota (7-3, 4-2) is at Nebraska Saturday looking for its second straight win over the Cornhuskers. A victory would send them to face Wisconsin for the Big 10 West title and a trip to the conference title game.
Confident Gophers Ready To Face NebraskaThe Gopher football team is finding out about itself with a back-loaded schedule that takes them to Nebraska this week. They're still hopeful of a spot in the Big Ten championship game, but more concerned about the task at hand. It is the most difficult stretch of the season, and Coach Jerry Kill is hoping his team doesn't play so hard that it can't keep playing.
Gophers' Maxx Williams Offers Team Confidence For Ohio GameIt's guarded optimism for the Gopher football team. They are hoping to pull off an upset against Ohio State at home at 11 a.m. Saturday. But they have confidence coming off of the blow out over Iowa, and, as Mike Max explains, they have confidence because of a tight end that's quite a weapon.
Minnesota Beats Purdue 39-38 To Go 3-0 In Big TenDavid Cobb rushed for 194 yards and a touchdown and Ryan Santoso kicked a 52-yard field goal with 4:59 left to cap Minnesota's comeback on Saturday, giving the Gophers a 39-38 victory over Purdue and their first 3-0 start in Big Ten play since 1990. Cedric Thompson had two interceptions for Minnesota (6-1, 3-0).
Myrick's Return Lifts Minnesota Over Northwestern Jalen Myrick returned a kickoff 100 yards in the fourth quarter to atone for a penalty on the previous drive and help Minnesota defeat Northwestern, 24-17, on Saturday.