Minnesota Golden Gophers

4th BIG10 FBS | 8-4
  • Passing Yards
    230th
    177.3 PYPG
  • Rushing Yards
    87th
    186.4 RYPG
  • Total Yards Per Game
    198th
    363.8 YPG
  • Gophers bring better vibe to bowl game this time
    The Associated Press

    Gophers bring better vibe to bowl game this time

    Last year, Minnesota took a losing record and winter clothes to the postseason. The Gophers will bring a better vibe to their bowl game this time, making sure to pack the flip-flops, too. After qualifying for the 2015 Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit at 5-7 on the strength of their graduation rate because

  • Tracy Claeys tabs Jonathan Celestin, Brandon Lingen and Rodney Smith as 2017 captains
    Star Tribune

    Tracy Claeys tabs Jonathan Celestin, Brandon Lingen and Rodney Smith as 2017 captains

    Gophers coach Tracy Claeys named three team co-captains for the 2017 season, picking linebacker Jonathan Celestin, tight end Brandon Lingen and running back Rodney Smith. Celestin leads the Gophers with 79 tackles, heading into the bowl game. Lingen is a co-captain this year but has missed most of the

  • Rodney Smith, Jonah Pirsig, Drew Wolitarsky voted third-team All-Big Ten
    Star Tribune

    Rodney Smith, Jonah Pirsig, Drew Wolitarsky voted third-team All-Big Ten

    Gophers tailback Rodney Smith, offensive tackle Jonah Pirsig and wide receiver Drew Wolitarsky were voted third-team All-Big Ten selections, the conference announced Wednesday. Smith tied for first in the conference with 15 rushing touchdowns and ranked fourth in rushing yards (1,084) and all-purpose