Observations On The Ohio State 2021 Schedule

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The Big Ten Conference just released the revised 2021 schedule for Ohio State and the rest of its teams. On Friday, February 5th, the conference released a revised 2021 schedule. However, the Big Ten made no major changes to the current schedule. The revised schedule has Ohio State starting 2021 in Minneapolis on a Thursday […] READ MORE


Reasons For Optimism At Minnesota

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Despite appearing to take a step backward from its stellar 2019 season, there are reasons for optimism at Minnesota. Normalcy Returns? Possibly the biggest reason for optimism at Minnesota is that, with any luck, this year’s off-season should be much closer to normal. Players can have access to training facilities and staff; nobody will be […] READ MORE


Week 15 Midweek Musings

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As you recover from the chaos of Early Signing Day, it’s the perfect to time explore my Week 15 Midweek Musings. LSU-Florida I won’t say too much about this game, since it’s been extensively covered in the media. But I did want to mention a few things. How much worse would that fog have to […] READ MORE


Steven Ortiz, CB, Signs With Minnesota

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The Golden Gophers have another four-star cornerback under wraps, as Steven Ortiz signs with Minnesota. The Arizona native committed verbally in April. In addition to the Gophers, his Power Five offers included Syracuse, Penn State, Kansas, Kansas State, and Arizona. As a senior at Desert Edge High School in Goodyear, Ortiz recorded 35 tackles and […] READ MORE


Mar’Keise Irving Signs with Gophers

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Running back Mar’Keise Irving is a Golden Gopher. The four-star prospect from Country Club Hills, IL had offers from most of the Big Ten schools but committed verbally to Minnesota in May. As a junior at Hillcrest High School, Irving rushed for 1,733 yards and 22 touchdowns. He also had 405 yards and four touchdowns […] READ MORE


Deven Eastern Signs with Gophers

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Deven Eastern, a defensive end out of Shakopee, MN, has signed with the Golden Gophers. The 6’6″, 280-pounder also had offers from Missouri and Nebraska. He committed verbally a year ago this week, days after receiving the offer from Minnesota. As a senior at Shakopee High, Eastern recorded 56 tackles, 14 TFL, and five sacks […] READ MORE


Athan Kaliakmanis Signs with Minnesota

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Athan Kaliakmanis, a four-star dual-threat quarterback, is officially a Golden Gopher. Kaliakmanis committed verbally back in March of 2019. The Antioch, IL native also had offers from Tennessee, Iowa, Purdue, and Boston College, among others. Here’s some of what 247sports’ Allen Trieu had to say about Kaliakmanis in September of 2018: “Shows the arm talent […] READ MORE


Depleted Gophers Beat Nebraska, 24-17

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The severely depleted Minnesota Gophers beat Nebraska in one of their best team efforts of the season, and won the $5 Bits of Broken Chair Trophy. It was their first game without star wide receiver Rashod Bateman, who opted out the week of Thanksgiving. Thirty-three other players missed the game due to injury and/or COVID […] READ MORE


The Minnesota-Wisconsin Game is Canceled

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College football’s longest meeting streak is over, as the Minnesota-Wisconsin game is canceled. It’s one of seven Week 13 FBS games to have been postponed or canceled as of Tuesday night. The two were to meet in Madison on Saturday, but Minnesota has had positive COVID tests in the program and has paused all football […] READ MORE


How the Gophers Beat Purdue

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Minnesota eked out a big victory over the Boilermakers on Friday night, despite being down 22 players and three coaches due to COVID-19. Here’s how the Gophers beat Purdue: How the Gophers Beat Purdue Taking the Pressure Off of the Run Game While Mohamed Ibrahim scored his 11th, 12th, and 13th touchdowns of the season, […] READ MORE