“The level of football is so different in the states than here and that’s what I’m really excited about,” Agyekum said. “It just hypes me up the way they play football in the states because it’s so much more exciting and it goes so fast.”
The University of Minnesota named Alicea Strodel as their new women's rowing head coach on Monday.
“I’ve worked five years for this goal — blood, sweat and tears,” said Temi Ogunrinde, who was named an All-American in her final season with the Gophers. “I gave everything I could to achieve this goal.”
Daniel Jackson is the No. 1 ranked receiver in the state of Kansas.
Minnesota's top four running backs have a combined total of 6,506 career rushing yards.
Former Gophers Jordan Murphy and Amir Coffey were not selected in Thursday's NBA draft. Murphy has reportedly committed to play for the Timberwolves in the Summer League.
P.J. Fleck and the Gophers nabbed five more commitments for its 2020 recruiting class this week.
The Gophers softball team had its most successful season in school history in 2019. Despite losing in the Women’s College World Series to UCLA and the University of Washington, weeks later they are still being recognized for what they accomplished during the season.
Defensive ends Claude Larkins Jr. and Melle Kreuder, cornerbacks Benjamin Onwuzo and Jalen Glaze and offensive tackle Aireontae Ersery all took to Twitter within hours of each other on Saturday to announce that they will be heading to the University of Minnesota in 2020 to continue their football careers.
Brett Schulze was sitting with his family in his Maple Grove, Minnesota home on June 4, when his phone rang. It was a call he had been waiting for.