Gopher Football Head Coach P.J. Fleck Named 2019 Big Ten Coach Of The YearThe recognition follows a 10-2 regular season record in Fleck’s third year on the job.
Big Ten West-Leading Gophers Sitting Pretty Ahead Of Wildcats Match-UpThe Big Ten West-leading Gophers remain a game ahead of No. 14 Wisconsin, with a home game against the Badgers next week.
'The Stars Have Lined Up': Minnesotans Are Very Much Aboard The Gophers BoatAt 73, Allan Vergin has been waiting a long time for his Golden Gophers to make it to a meaningful bowl game. When Minnesota beat Penn State earlier this month — giving the Gophers their first 9-0 record since 1904 — tears rolled down Vergin's face as he told a friend: "I'm smelling roses!"
Gophers’ P.J. Fleck Named Dodd Trophy Coach Of The WeekUniversity of Minnesota head football coach P.J. Fleck has been named the Dodd Trophy Coach of the Week.
Gophers Upset Penn State 31-26; 9-0 For 1st Time In 115 YearsThe 13th-ranked Gophers held on for a 31-26 victory over the 5th-ranked Nittany Lions for their first win over a top-five team in 20 years.
'If I Can, Then You Can': Gophers' Casey O'Brien Doesn't Want Any Cancer Victim Giving UpWhen he was first diagnosed in high school, doctors told the quarterback he couldn't run, so he changed positions to be a holder. When chemotherapy kept him out of the game, he took up golf.
'God's Cancer Angel': Grandfather Of Gopher Football's Casey O'Brien Reflects On Gophers DebutIt is the sports moment everyone is talking about.
‘Anybody Can Beat Anybody’: Gophers To Battle Purdue To Kick Off Big Ten CompetitionThe Gophers Football team barely had an undefeated non-conference schedule, and they've learned from their performance.
Gophers Avoid Opener Upset With 28-21 Win Over South Dakota StateDon't tell coach P.J. Fleck that Minnesota's narrow win against FCS South Dakota State on Tuesday wasn't good enough.
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.
PJ Fleck 'Saddened' By Former Gopher Coach Jerry Kill's CommentsMinnesota football coach P.J. Fleck says he's "saddened" by critical remarks from former coach Jerry Kill suggesting Fleck cares more about himself than his players.
Minnesota Extends Fleck's Contract By 1 Year, Through 2023The Gophers went 6-6 this year for an invitation to the Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit against Georgia Tech, after finishing 5-7 in 2017, Fleck's first season.
Finalist For U President Meets With Board Of Regents For Final InterviewThe board also passed a 10 percent tuition hike for incoming, out-of-state students, and voted in favor of a one-year contract extension for coach P.J. Fleck.
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.
Gophers' Annexstad Hospitalized For Mid-Section Injury In NebraskaMinnesota quarterback Zack Annexstad was treated and released from a Lincoln hospital after getting injured in the first half of the Gophers' game against Nebraska on Saturday. A Minnesota spokesman said Annexstad was on the team airplane for the return trip to Minneapolis. No other details were available.