P.J. Fleck, Gopher Football Program Enters Pivotal SeasonThe Gophers Football team has established a benchmark for success under coach third-year coach P.J. Fleck.
Gophers Take Back Axe, Beat Wisconsin 37-15Demetrius Douglas returned a punt 69 yards for a touchdown, Minnesota's defense held up on the road and the Golden Gophers ran away from Wisconsin for a 37-15 win on Saturday to snap a 14-game losing streak in the rivalry and reclaim Paul Bunyan's Axe.
Northwestern Stays In Stride With 24-14 Win At MinnesotaWhen he was an assistant at Northern Illinois, Minnesota coach P.J. Fleck once cold-called Pat Fitzgerald for a lunch meeting to learn about being a head coach. A decade later, Fitzgerald and his Northwestern Wildcats are still teaching teams like the Gophers how to win in the Big Ten. Isaiah Bowser rushed for 85 yards and two touchdowns, and No. 24 Northwestern turned three turnovers by Minnesota quarterback Tanner Morgan into 10 points on the way to a 24-14 victory on Saturday that stretched its program-record road winning streak to eight games.
No Charges Against Gopher RB Shannon Brooks In Alleged Roommate AssaultThe Minneapolis city attorney has declined to file charges against Minnesota running back Shannon Brooks after an alleged assault. Brooks was arrested after an Oct. 14 incident in which his male roommate accused him of assault. No injuries were reported.
Fmr. Gopher Williams Training In Minn. During Ravens OffseasonVeteran Raven Maxx Williams is bouncing back from injury in the final year of his contract,
After Climbing College Ranks, Dan O'Brien Heads Back To High SchoolDan O'Brien was an assistant coach with the Minnesota Gophers football team for Tracy Claeys, and an associate athletic director for Jerry Kill.
Gophers Dominate Huskers 54-21The game started with the Gophers returning an opening kickoff for a touchdown -- which last happened in 1998.
Wolverines Rout Gophers On The GridironKaran Higdon ran for 200 yards and two touchdowns and Chris Evans added 191 yards rushing and two more scores, helping Michigan pull away to beat Minnesota 33-10 Saturday night.
Gophers Ready To Battle Hawkeyes Over 'Floyd of Rosedale'The thought of playing for a 98.3-pound bronze pig usually brings a smile to the faces of Iowa and Minnesota's players.
MSU Takes Momentum From Michigan Win To MinnesotaIt will be Michigan State linebacker Joe Bachie vs. Minnesota running backs Shannon Brooks and Rodney Smith this Saturday.
Highland Park's Aune Holds Off On Gophers, For NowA true St. Paul kid, Josh Aune says it's his dream to play for the Gophers -- but that can wait.