The Gophers football team has ended its boycott on all football activities, maintaining their spot in the Dec.
On Thursday, the University of Minnesota football team announced they would boycotting all football activities —including a Dec.
Members of the Minnesota football team met with Lee Hutton, the attorney representing the 10 suspended players, Friday morning, the Star Tribune reported. Additionally, the players have plans to meet with the Board of Regents Friday afternoon, multiple outlets have reported. This is breaking news, the Daily's report will be updated as news develops.
The Gophers football team is threatening to boycott the Dec. 27 bowl game unless the ten suspended players are reinstated.
Ten Gophers football players have been suspended indefinitely, the University of Minnesota announced Tuesday night. The players are: Ray Buford, Carlton Djam, Seth Green, KiAnte Hardin, Dior Johnson, Tamarion Johnson, Kobe McCrary, Antonio Shenault, Mark Williams and Antoine Winfield Jr.
University of Minnesota Athletics Director Mark Coyle sat down with the Minnesota Daily on Wednesday for the third edition of a monthly Q&A. Coyle discussed the volleyball team’s NCAA tournament run, his support of football head coach Tracy Claeys and the U.S Bank Stadium controversy, among other topics. Do you have any winter break plans? Winter break plans will be going to the bowl game with football, being out there supporting them and obviously we come back with all of our winter sports in full swing.
Jake Short wishes he could’ve wrestled against Oklahoma State. The redshirt junior was planning all week on wrestling against the top-ranked team but found out his coaches had other plans. On the day of the dual, Short’s coaches informed him he wouldn’t be competing, forcing him to sit out and watch the Gophers lose 34-3 on Nov.
Minnesota and 34 other teams competed in the Cliff Keen Invitational in Las Vegas Friday and Saturday, and the Gophers placed fourth overall. Redshirt senior Brett Pfarr at 197 and redshirt junior Jake Short at 157 were the two title winners for the Gophers. The fourth-place finish comes a week after No. 10 Minnesota lost 34-3 to No. 1 Oklahoma State. “I thought the team ... had some good improvements over the last couple of weeks,” said interim head coach Brandon Eggum.
The Gophers will face Pac-12 opponent Washington State in the Holiday Bowl in San Diego on Dec. 27. It will be Minnesota’s fifth straight season with a bowl game appearance.
The Gophers are going to bowl game for the fifth straight season, and will face off against Pac 12 opponent Washington State in the Holiday Bowl in San Diego on Dec. 27.