Gophers Football News Archive
Gopher Football is Bowl Bound
Gopher football is bowl bound after another exciting season at the TCF Bank Stadium! Although the Bowl games will be announced on December 8th, football fanatics and critics have given their projections and we are getting pumped about more college football matchups. The Minnesota Gophers will finish Jerry Kill's third regular season at 8-4 overall (not too bad!) and 4-4 in the Big 10, which is an impressive jump from last season. From what the professionals (like ESPN and Sports Illustrated) are saying, it looks like the Gophers will not only play in the same bowl (Texas Bowl) as last season, but likely against the very same opponent. I'm thinking rematch against Texas Tech! We will keep you updated on the Gopher bowl events, so keep checking back to GopherFootballTickets.com to get all the newest information.
2013 Gopher Football Schedule and Tickets
Want to know when the gophers are playing and who they are playing? Here is the 2013 Minnesota Gopher Football schedule! Use the schedule to plan out which Gopher games you need to see.
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Gopher Badger 2013 Football Game Review
Wisconsin beat Minnesota with cold conditions on Saturday. The win keeps the Badgers (9-2, 6-1 in the Big Ten) in the race for an at-large BCS bowl bid. Minnesota (8-3, 4-3 in the Big Ten) lost its first game since October 5.
Quarterback Philip Nelson completed just 7 of 23 pass attempts for 83 yards. And running back David Cobb ran for 68 yards on 17 carries, but the Gophers manages just 185 yards of total offense. It was not nearly enough to knock off the Badgers who beat the Gophers 20-7.
Gophers vs. Badgers Tickets Flying Out the Door
Gophers vs. Badger football tickets are flying out the door, and for a good reason! The Gophers are 8-2 and the Badgers are 8-2. With this boarder rivalry and the similar skill level, the game is bound to be a great one. Do you have your tickets yet? GopherFootballtickets.com still has a great selection. There are also still parking passes available for easy parking. This is the last chance to see the Gopher football team at home this season and we want you to be there for every minute of the live action!
Gophers Win 4th Football Game in a Row
It was another great weekend for the Minnesota Gopher football team, but of course, you know this. TCF Bank Stadium was packed with Gopher fans who were loving every second of the Gopher Lions rivalry. David Cobb was a huge asset to the team as he carried 27 times for 139 yards and a had a killer touchdown. It was fantastic that Minnesota was able to hold Penn State scoreless over the final 33-plus minutes to grind out a 24-10 victory on Saturday. This was the fourth win in a row for the Golden Gophers football team. Fans are loving the action since the Gophers haven't had this many victories since going 10-3 in 2003! Catch all the action and get to a game.
Gopher vs. Penn State Football Tickets Under $50
You read that title correctly, Gopher fans. Gopherfootballtickets.com is selling Gopher vs. Penn State football tickets for $50. The game is Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Penn State Nittany Lions at TCF Stadium on Saturday, November 9th. You can sit in Section 151 Row 2 for $48 as of Tuesday morning, but the tickets won't last for long! Order today for the best possible price on Gopher Penn State tickets.
Gophers Beat Nebraska
They did it, Gopher fans! The Minnesota Gopher football team went big against 24th-ranked Nebraska in the 34-23 victory at TCF Bank Stadium this past weekend. The Gophers beat the Huskers at their own once-dominant game, and fans went crazy and even rushed the field. The game was fantastic as the Gophers rushed for 271 yards. This was the most yards rushed allowed by Nebraska in an already disappointing defensive season, and they did it by running downhill. Minnesota running back David Cobb rushed for 138 yards on 31 carries and lead the Gophers to the victory. The entire Gopher team pulled together as a team and played their game.
Minnesota last beat the Huskers all the way back in 1960. And this victory is even sweeter because Nebraska has won the past 12 games by an average of more than 40 points. TCF Bank Stadium was filled to the brim with Gopher and Huskers fans all cheering on their football team.
Tickets Remain for Gophers vs Nebraska Game
Never fear, tickets still remain for Gophers vs. Nebraska game. Check out the ticket prices and selection by clicking on the link below. Gopher Football Tickets.com has the best options for all Gopher football seats. We have tickets for less than $100, get in on the action today!
Big Games Coming to TCF Bank Stadium
There are many huge games coming to TCF Bank Stadium and we have tickets, Gopher fans! Gophers vs. Nebraska, Gophers vs. Penn State and Gophers vs. Wisconsin are all games that the Gophers need to win. They need their fans in the stands to be successful. Let's be sure the stadium is more maroon and gold than red or blue!
Tickets are available now - get yours today for the chance to watch the Gophers take on big name rivalries at TCF Bank Stadium.
Gophers Hawkeyes Football Game 2013 Review
Saturday was a great day for football. The air felt like fall, students, alumni and other Gopher fans were tailgating and everyone was celebrating Gopher football. However, Iowa linebacker James Morris had a fantastic game against the Gophers. He recorded eight tackles, a sack and an interception which led the defensive effort that held the Gophers at 165 total yards. Our quarterback Philip Nelson was struggling and didn't get much help from his team. The final score was 23-7. We know the Gophers can stay strong and play their game next week at Michigan.
The Gophers are now 4-1, which looks like a pretty good record so far. Iowa is a team that keeps improving and they should the Gophers up on the field. Some actual tough games are coming up though, so Coach Kill needs to get his team ready for more confrontation from bigger and better teams.
Single Gopher Football Tickets Available Now
Here at Gopher Football Tickets.com, we don't want you to be fooled into buying tickets to games you don't want to go to. Don't be tricked into buying tickets to a game you don't want just to get a ticket to a game you do. Avoid the Gopher Maroon package and the Gopher Gold package and the games you don't want by purchasing single-game Gopher football tickets.
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Gophers vs. Iowa is a HOT Seller
Minnesota Gophers vs. the Iowa Hawkeyes is a hot seller. There is no bigger competition in the Big 10. But we still have a great variety of tickets for every type of football fan. Order from us, and pick up your tickets for free in Minneapolis. Buy tickets now, they won't last for long.
Don't forget to buy your parking pass, as well. The tailgating is going to be awesome this game, you can't miss out on the fun.
Gophers vs. San Jose State 2013 Game Review
Did anyone get a chance to make it to the San Jose State vs. Minnesota Gophers game on Saturday? What a game! The Gophers beat San Jose State with a 43-24 game. The Gophers were at the top of their game and even set the tone early in the second half when linebacker Aaron Hill intercepted a deflected Fales pass. This gave Minnesota the ball at the Spartans 12-yard line. Then, three plays later, quarterback Mitch Leidner scored to put the Gophers up 26-17. That interception was for sure my favorite play during the game.
After that win, the Gophers are now 4 and 0. There were 45,647 fans in attendence at TCF Bank Stadium. Were you one of them? Everyone needs to appreciate this fall weather and get to a Gopher football game!
Gophers vs. Western Illinois 2013 Game Review
Although it was a rough Saturday for the Gophers, who lost their starting quarterback Philip Nelson to a injury involving his hamstring and their head coach Jerry Kill to yet another seizure, the Gophers still held their own. They pushed through and beat Western Illinois as their offense caught fire in the fourth quarter behind running back David Cobb and backup quarterback Mitch Leidner. The final score was 29-12.
The Gophers are now 3-0 and will face another test this week as San Jose State comes to town.
Tickets for Gophers vs. Western Illinois - Less than $20
Gopher football fans! Gopher Football Tickets.com recently lowered the prices on Gopher vs. Western Illinois tickets for Saturday. You can now get to a Gopher football game for less than $20, you can't beat that deal. Gopher fans can get into TCF Bank for less than $20. Our Gopher tickets are much cheaper than what you can find anywhere else. And, your tickets are guaranteed because we are Gopher football fans serving you.
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Gophers vs UNLV 2013 Game Review
TCF Stadium was crazy on Thursday for the Gopher UNLV game! The season opener went off without a hitch and the Gophers won 51-23. The most memorable moment of the game was when Minnesota used a 98-yard kickoff return and a 51-yard return of a blocked field goal during the third quarter. This helped them roll to a 51-23 victory at TCF Bank Stadium.
However, the statistics tell a much closer story. The Rebels outgained Minnesota 419-320 and gained 21 first downs to 17 by the Gophers. But then Minnesota balanced out the differences by racking up 303 yards in returns.
Will the rest of the 2013 season be as competitive? The only way you'll know is if you get to a game! Remember, the UNLV game was a non-conference game. Did you make it to the first game of the season? We have tickets for every game, check out our selection and support the Gopher football team!
Gophers vs. UNLV Rebels Season Opener
Opening day for the Gophers is on Thursday, August 29th 2013. The game is at 6 PM at TCF Bank Stadium. GopherFootballTickets.com has $25 tickets and this is a great deal on an exciting game.
The entire Gopher nation is excited to have football back. Do not miss this game; we can't wait to have the cheerleaders back, hear the band play all the Gopher anthems and watch our boys do some damage on the field. For your chance to watch these talented athletes in action, purchase University of Minnesota Golden Gophers football tickets today!
Gopher Football Player Cedric Thompson
Junior safety Cedric Thompson was featured in the Star Tribune on Sunday, July 7. The article was written by Gopher beat writer Joe Christensen and took the readers through Thompson's life journey from Compton, Calif., to Bombay Beach, Calif., to Minneapolis to play for the Gophers. Cedric Thompson has taken a different route to the classrooms compared to his high school classmates from Compton. Thompson has now realized that living in a small, suffering town has given him drive to be the best he can be in the classroom and on the field. Thanks so much for your effort, Cedric! We love watching you on the field.
More Gopher Football Start Times Announced
You heard it here first, Gopher fans! We are here to announce the new 2013 Gopher football start times.
8/29/13 vs. UNLV at TCF Stadium at 6:00 pm
9/7/13 at New Mexico State at 7 pm
9/14/13 vs. Western Illinois at TCF Stadium at 11 am
9/28/13 vs. Iowa (Homecoming) at TCF Stadium 2:30 pm
10/5/13 at Michigan 2:30 pm
11/02/13 at Indiana 2:30 pm
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Gopher Football Tickets under $30
GopherFootballTickets.com has great Gopher football tickets that are under $30 - the ticket prices are low but the fan spirit is high, which is the way we want it. Buy Gopher football tickets today! TCF Bank Stadium is a beautiful facility for watching football with your friends and family. Come on out to TCF Stadium this fall to cheer on the Gophers to a winning season!
Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. UNLV Rebels Tickets
Who is getting pumped for the Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. UNLV Rebels opening game on August 29th at 6 PM?! It is coming up soon. Last year, the Gophers’ 2012 debut marked the fourth straight season and the sixth time in the last eight years that Minnesota had opened its college football season on the road. The Gophers beat the Rebels last season! And we want to watch the Gophers do it again this year! However, this year the UNLV Rebels are meeting the Minnesota Golden Gophers at the TCF Bank Stadium on Thursday, August 29th. The game is going to be a great way to end the summer and start off the fall. Get your tickets today because this is going to be a hot game!
TCF Stadium is a Beautiful Place to Play Football
Look at these great pictures of TCF Stadium I took on my last trip to the U of M! These great shots of TCF Stadium make me so excited for college football season. Can't wait to watch my Gophers kick some butt and win some games. Make sure you order your tickets soon to make sure you secure your seat in the Gophers TCF Stadium.
Gophers 2013 Spring Game Recap
Your Minnesota Golden Gophers took the football field at TCF Bank Stadium Saturday on the first gorgeous day of the year for their annual Spring Game. This Spring Game was meant for the football players to show their abilities to coaches and fans one last time before their season opener which is on August 29th against UNLV.
Here's a quick recap: We saw quarterback Philip Nelson showed skills on the field with 179 passing yards and 45 rushing yards. Head Coach Jerry Kill seemed excited about all the young and upcoming athlets. The Maroon team won the Spring Game but their were huge efforts by both the White and Maroon teams. We can't wait for the Gophers to head into preparation for the regular season.
Gopher Football Spring Game Details
Here it is, Gopher football fans. Details about the game are as follows: The U of M football team will play its annual spring game at TCF Bank Stadium for the FIRST TIME this April 27th. That's coming up, fans! The Gophers have been allowed 15 spring games, and the last of which will be the Spring Game.
The Spring Game is scheduled to start at 1:00pm. This game is free, so make sure to make it out to TCF Stadium! Also, bring your kids because there will be free mini footballs for kids in attendance.
Early Bird Gopher Football Tickets Available Now
Select single-game Gopher Football Tickets are available for early bird fans! Check out the game schedule and reserve your seats now! Yes, NOW! Gopher Football Tickets are available for sale NOW!
The Minnesota Gopher football Team starting practice on Tuesday, March 26
Hey Gopher football fans! Guess what? The Minnesota football team will begin spring practice on Tuesday, March 26. The teams annual spring game will be held on Saturday, April 27th. Keep checking back for details for tickets to the Minnesota Gopher spring football game. This spring game will be a great chance to get out to TCF Stadium.
2013 Gopher Football Schedule is Complete and we will have Single Game Tickets Very Soon
The 2013 Gopher Football Schedule is complete and we will have single game tickets very soon. The Gophers Badgers game on the Saturday after Thanksgiving is sure to be a hot ticket, but do not worry we will have plenty of Gophers Badgers tickets, along with tickets for every game! Keep checking back to gopherfootballtickets.com for ticket prices.
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AWAY December 7 Big Ten Championship Game at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis
Never Too Early to Think About Gopher Football Tickets
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Thank you, Gopher Football Fans
Thank you so much, Gopher football fans. We sold so many tickets to each TCF Bank game and we couldn't have done it without your support. We look forward to serving you again next Gopher football season. Be sure to bookmark our great site fror future deals. And check back with us next year for great deals and special offers. Remember we always have great Gopher ticket deals!
Meineke Car Care Bowl Game Recap
Anyone catch the College Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas Tech against the Minnesota Golden Gophers? It was actually a great game, with Texas Tech trailing 31-24 until Seth Doege hit Eric Ward on a 35 yard touchdown strike with just over one minute remaining. Ryan Bustin stepped onto the field to nail the game winner with a 28-yard field goal just as time expired. Literally, the clock stuck 0:00 in the 4th quarter. The game ended with Texas Tech 34, Minnesota 31.
Our Minnesota head coach, Jerry Kill, put together a nearly flawless game plan, and had the Golden Gophers in a position to win it, however just came up short at the last second.
It was a great season, Gophers! Your fans are so proud of you for making it to The Meineke Car Care bowl game and leaving it all out on the field. So much passion, so much love for the game. We will see you next year, better than ever!
Gophers playing in Meineke Car Care Bowl Game
The Gophers are playing in Meineke Car Care Bowl game.
Minnesota plays Texas Tech University in this Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas on Firday December 28th. There is a 8:00 pm kickoff and Gopher Football Tickets has TICKETS! We, of course, have exclusive tickets for Gopher fans. Check them out here.
2012 Gopher Football Schedule
Want to know when the gophers are playing and who they are playing? Here is the 2012 Minnesota Gopher Football schedule! Use the schedule to plan out which Gopher games you need to see.
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One More Chance to see Gophers at TCF Bank Stadium
One last chance to see the Gophers this season at TCF Bank Stadium. We have great tickets so invite your family and friends to a fun post-Thanksgiving event Gopher Football on 11/24.
Gophers Beat Illinois and are Bowl Bound
Gophers beat Illinois and now are Bowl bound! We will have great Gopher bowl game tickets so be sure to check back with us when all the dust settles and the official games are announced. Grab your tickets to support your favorite Minnesota Gopher football team. Bring your family and friends because the Gophers are going all the way and you do not want to miss this!
Gophers Start Strong Against Wolverines
Gophers start strong against Wolverines but lose in front of a disappointed crowd at TCF Bank Stadium. The final score was 13-35.
Gopher Football Beats Purdue
Finally another win on the board for our Minnesota Golden Gophers. The University of Minnesota beat Purdue 44-28 in front of a happy TCF Bank Stadium crowd. Go Gophers!
What's next for Minnesota? A game aginast Michigan at TCF Bank Stadium. Come on out for some great Midwest rivalry.
Gopher Freshman Quarterback Profile: Philip Nelson
Philip Nelson is a freshman on the Gopher football team and started as Quarterback in Camp Randall Stadium on 10/20. This is the second season that the Gophers have thrust a true freshman into the heat of a Big Ten game, and Philip Nelson tried his best.
Philip Nelson is a 19 year old from Mankato West High. We are so excited to have him on the team!
Gopher Football Loss Hard to Swallow
Gopher Football Losses are always hard to swallow, but be at TCF Bank Stadium to see the Maroon and Gold try to rebound.
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Gophers Fall to Northwestern
The MN Golden Gophers couldn't pull it together for their homecoming football game, and fell to Northwestern.
Will MarQueis Gray be able to lead his Gophers to victory the next game? We hope so!
Gophers Football falls to Iowa
Saturday, the Gophers fell to Iowa in a tough loss, with a score of 31-13.
With a week off to rest, we all know the Gophers will be back better than ever.
Gopher Football 4-0
What do you know.... Gopher football is fun when they win! On Saturday night the Gophers beat Syracuse 17-10.
It truly is a great time to be a gopher fan.
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Gopher Football on Fire!
It's big news that Gopher football has been going great lately, with the first two games ending in wins. Gophers looked strong in front of home crowd. And you don't want to miss MarQueis Gray and the entire Gopher team rock TCF Bank Stadium. Check out the schedule here and find some games that work for you!
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Gopher Football Prices Lowered
As the temperature is rising, our Gopher football ticket prices are falling!
Gopher Football Tickets.com just lowered prices on the Gopher 9/8 game and the 9/15 game. You can now get Gopher football tickets for less than $20!!
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Gopher Football Maroon and Gold Game
Michael Amaefula had four tackles and a pair of sacks as the sophomore defensive end kept the Gold team scoreless.
The Maroon squad beat the Gold 3-0, with 21-yard field goal from Chris Hawthorne providing all of the scoring. Though the game sounds low key, the Gophers were encouraged by improved play.
Brandon Green led all the receivers with three catches for 59 yards. Freshman JoJuan Harper finished with a game-high 44 yards on nine carries.
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Norwood Teague U of M Athletic Director
Norwood Teague is the new athletic director for the University of Minnesota Gophers. Welcome Norwood Teague!
Optimism in Gophers Football Spring Practice
Marqueis Gray is someone the Gophers will look to for leadership and execution at the quarterback position. The Gophers have found similarities between Gray and Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III, leading the coaching staff to visit Baylor in hopes of some tips.
Gray accounted for more than 2,400 yards last year.
Further reasons for optimism include head coach Jerry Kill. He's a good coach and has slid in with the Gophers almost seamlessly. Though the Gophers are unlikely to be the most talented team in the Big Ten, Kill will keep the Gophers competing with the best.
Spring practices have gone well for the Gophers! Keep that in mind and don't forget early bird single game tickets are on sale now!
Gary Tinsley, Minnesota Linebacker Remembered
Gary Tinsley, 22, was found unresponsive in his apartment on the University of Minnesota campus Friday. The cause of death for the former Minnesota linebacker wasn't immediately released.
Tinsley was recruited by former coach Tim Brewster from First Coast High School in Jacksonville, Florida. He was known for his fiery demeanor, both on and off the field. He emerged as a team leader during his junior season and was set to get his business degree in marketing education this spring.
Tinsley completed his eligibility at the end of the 2011 season. He lettered all four years and started every game over his final two seasons with the Gophers. He was No. 2 in total tackles with 87 last season and finished with 198 total tackles for his career.
Gary Tinsley had hoped to catch on as a NFL rookie free agent in an attempt to continue his playing career.
Joel Maturi, Minnesota AD, to Retire
Joel Maturi's decade as Minnesota's athletic director is coming to an end as he is set to retire. Maturi said he will step down when his contract expires this summer.
Maturi was given a one-year appointment to serve as a special assistant to President Eric Kaler, a role that will include fundraising, teaching and helping the transition for his successor.
Gopher Football Tickets.com would like to thank Joel Maturi for all his hard work and service to the Gophers. Maturi played a key role in getting TCF Stadium approved and built. Thank you, Joel Maturi.
New Gopher Football Uniforms
The Gopher football team will have a new look for the 2012 season. Nike has completely re-designed the Minnesota Golden Gopher football uniforms. The Gophers will be able to combine gold, white and maroon jerseys with gold, white and maroon pants. The font on the jerseys is exclusive to Minnesota and was designed based off of a 1940s Gophers jersey.
I can’t wait to see those new Gopher Football uniforms on the TCF Bank Stadium field in 2012.
Here's a link to a YouTube video from the Gophers with a sneak peak: http://youtu.be/VLUQSskvVQw
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Minnesota Gophers Beat Illini 27-7
The Minnesota Gophers ended their season on a high note, beating the Illini in front of the home crowd at TCF Bank, 27-7. The roaring TCF crowd was very supportive and pleased to see the Gophers end their season strong!
Quarterback MarQueis Gray rushed for an outstanding 167 yards and two touchdowns and threw for another score, leading the Gopher football team to victory. Gray's performance completely overshadowed the Illini's only highlight - Troy Pollard's 11-yard touchdown run in the third quarter.
Jordan Wettstein kicked field goals of 43 and 51 yards for the Gophers, who have won nine of their last 12 games against the Illini. The defense for the Gophers held Illinois to 18 yards on 23 plays in the first half and a season-low 160 yards on 59 plays for the game. The defense put their best foot forward in the last game of the season and it proved to be their best game all year!
With Jerry Kill at the helm, the Gopher football program has seen great improvements. Look for those improvements to continue in the off season.
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Thank You, Gopher Fans!
Thank you, Gophers fans, for sticking with the Minnesota Gopher football team. We all know the Gopher football season had its ups and downs, but the fans remained loyal throughout.
With Coach Jerry Kill at the helm, you can bet that next year we will have an even strong program. Kill will continue to implement improvements in the off season. The 2012 Minnesota Gopher football season will be bigger and better!
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One TCF Bank Stadium Game Left
Gopher fans, we only have ONE chance left to see the Gopher football team at TCF Bank this season and the Thanksgiving weekend game is a hot seller!
Lower level tickets start at just $20 a ticket! With plenty of family and friends in town for the big turkey day, buy a large group of tickets and head over to TCF Bank Stadium for a great college football experience.
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Gophers Badgers Tickets and Parking Passes
The Gophers Badgers game at TCF Bank is quickly approaching and tickets are flying out the door. Don't let Badger fans turn TCF red, wear your maroon and gold and come out and cheer on the Gophers!
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Gophers Beat Hawkeyes Second Year in a Row
The Minnesota Gophers had something to celebrate about on Sunday as they downed their southern rivals, the Iowa Hawkeyes by the score of 22-21. The game at TCF Bank was a very exciting one for fans on both sides of the field.
If you missed the Minnesota Iowa game on Sunday, don't sweat it - we have tickets for upcoming Gopher football games! You never know what will happen at a Gopher football game so you better be there than be sorry!
Nebraska, Iowa and Wisconsin Come to TCF Bank Stadium
Powerhouse teams like Nebraska, Iowa and Wisconsin are coming to TCF Bank soon! This may sound like terrible news for Gopher fans, but its great news for football fans who want to catch talented teams in action.
Do you have your tickets yet? Ticket sales are strong because opposing fans are more than willing to travel for their all-star teams. Keep The Bank in maroon and gold with Gopher Spirit and buy tickets now.
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Gophers 17, Purdue 45
The Gophers had another difficult loss on Saturday, this time handed to them by the Purdue Boilermakers. The Gophers were defeated 17-45, making the Boilermakers look like rock stars.
The coaching staff appears to be in the right place, playing many freshmen over upper classmen on Saturday, realizing this year will hold the place of a major rebuild. The Gopher football team is clearly looking forward to this week's bye in order to regroup and try to formulate and effective plan of attack against Nebraska.
Despite this season's struggle, Gopher fans have remained passionate.
Gopher Fans: Stick by your Gophers
Even though Coach Kill is back on the sidelines, the Gophers are still struggling. Rebuilding the Gopher football team into a winning-machine will take some time, stick with us, Gopher fans!
Coming off a rough 0-58 rout by Michigan, the Gophers need fans more than ever. Help the Gophers step up their game as they head into a tough stretch of teams. Purchase your Gopher football tickets!
Gopher Football Hits the Road
The Minnesota Gopher football team is hitting the road to take on the Michigan Wolverines and the Purdue Boilermakers on their respective fields. We will have to stand by and see how the Gophers fair in these tough road games.
If you're thinking about traveling with the team, you can buy tickets here!
Regardless of how the season is going so far, the Minnesota Nebraska game is selling quickly! It is turning out to be our most popular game of the year! Buy your Minnesota Nebraska football tickets now before they sell out!
Jerry Kill Takes Leave of Absence
Jerry Kill recently announced that he will re-admit himself to the hospital after suffering another seizure on Sunday morning.
A team physician for the Minnesota Gophers, Dr. Pat Smith, says Kill is in good condition, but the Kill wishes to receive further testing.
Kill's condition first came to the public light when he suffered a seizure on the sideline of the Gophers home opener on September 10. He was hospitalized for five days.
There is no word on Kill's return date.
Gophers Suffer NDSU Loss
When the Gophers hired Jerry Kill, he made it clear to Gophers fans that there was plenty of work to be done. He was right.
Minnesota was handed a tough loss by NDSU on Saturday on their home turf of TCF Bank, losing 37-24. The Bison looked like a Big Ten team where the Gophers struggled throughout.
Minnesota took an early 7-0 lead, but NDSU's offense quickly responded and took over the game. By halftime, the Bison had built a 28-14 lead. When the second half came around, Minnesota rebounded and the Gophers found themselves only one score down, at 31-24.
The hope the Gophers found was short-lived however. Max Shortell threw a pick, and Marcus Williams of the Bison intercepted Shortell's pass and returned it 4- yards for a touchdown.
Minnesota Gophers, MarQueis Gray Win Over Miami (OH)
The Minnesota Gophers picked up their first win of the season at TCF Bank on Saturday in a victory over the Miami (OH) Redhawks. The Gopher Men chanted, "Jerry! Jerry! Jerry!" in the locker room to celebrate Coach Jerry Kill's first victory as a Gopher.
The Gopher football team looks to pick up many more wins for Coach Kill as they head deeper into their season schedule.
MarQueis Gray was one of the players leading the celebratory chant after the 29-23 win. Gray really picked up his running game against the Redhawks, piling up 171 yards on 25 carries to go with 163 yards passing. The QB broke Sandy Stephens' school record of 160 yards rushing for a quarterback, set in 1961.
Coach Kill even compared MarQueis Gray with the top running quarterback in school history, Rickey Foggie! Way to go Gray!
Gopher NDSU Tickets and Parking Pass
The Minnesota Gophers and head coach Jerry Kill are gearing up to tackle North Dakota State University this Saturday at the Bank. Are you getting ready?
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Coach Jerry Kill Health Update
Jerry Kill is still recovering from his seizure suffered at the Minnesota-Mexico State game on Saturday, 9/10. Kill remained hospitalized through Monday, but holds an encouraging prognosis from doctors.
Minnesota offensive coordinator Matt Limegrover told Gopher players that coach Jerry Kill will be back in time for practice on Wednesday. A statement released by the University of Minnesota thanked Gopher fans for the support they have given coach Kill as he battles this tough time.
Kill collapsed on the sidelines in the closing seconds of the loss to the New Mexico State Aggies. Kill's collapse led to silence throughout TCF Bank as players from both sides looked on with shock. Saturday was the third time in Kill's coaching career he has had a seizure on game day.
Minnesota Gophers 21 New Mexico State 28 (Final)
The Minnesota Gophers caught another tough break on Saturday when they hosted New Mexico State in a 28-21 loss at TCF Bank. The close game, while a disappointment, didn't go without fan support for the Minnesota Gophers.
TCF Bank was pumped with excitement as Gopher fans cheered on the Gophers as they chased their first victory. Don't miss out on the Minnesota Gopher TCF Bank football game. Purchase your Gopher football tickets today!
Gophers Lose to USC, Look Strong
Though USC managed to squeak by the Gophers, the Minnesota Gopher football team looked strong. Bust out the maroon and gold and get ready for a great Gopher football season! Gopher Football Tickets.com still has great Gopher tickets available as well as parking passes that get you as close to TCF Bank Stadium as possible.
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Minnesota Gophers August 8th Practice Open to the Public
The August 8th preseason practice for the Minnesota Gopher football team is open to the public. Following that practice, on August 20th, the Minnesota Gopher scrimmage is open to the public as well.
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U2 Minneapolis Concert
At TCF Bank Stadium, 60,000+ fans rocked the rain-drenched U2 concert. Untimely weather is nothing new in Minnesota and U2 fans embraced the rain during Saturday's show, crooning "Singin' in the Rain" with Bono and crew.
The U2 concert at TCF Bank Stadium was a huge success! One fan said U2 gave an, "Out of this world" performance, running their set list smoothly as though they had rehearsed in the rain dozens of times before.
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Minnesota Gopher Football Roster Changes
Coach Jerry Kill of the Minnesota Gopher Football team has made several changes to the University of Minnesota football roster. These changes include the signings of many new players as well the departure of DeLeon Eskridge.
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Jerry Kill on Gopher Football and Praising MarQuis Grey
Jerry Kill took his Gopher Revival Tour on a 250-mile road trip where he shared his vision for the program with roughly 500 fans, donors and Minnesota alumni in three cities.
Kill vowed to instill discipline in the Gophers, to which he says he is "married" to, illustrating his commitment to the ailing program.
Jerry Kill remains mindful of his predecessor's over-vivid optimism and, while being determined, remains cautious when fueling expectations.
However, the Head Coach did offer a strong opinion of one key player: QB MarQueis Grey. Kill said Grey has impressed him with his transition from receiver to quarterback. Kill even said, that if Grey hadn't been injured the past four seasons, he would be much more talented than he even is now.
Kill went on to stress to the onlooking crowd that the fans that stick with the Gopher program will "be rewarded".
Gopher Football Spring Game Review
The Gopher Football team opened their spring game schedule at TCF on Saturday. The title seemed less than befitting as the weather here in Minnesota felt more like November than April.
Fans of Minnesota football are accustomed to the promise of Rose Bowls and wins, but during a press conference where Kill tried to rally the faithful, he artfully lowered expectations while raising his likeability. Kill commented that the team is in dire need of more speed and more athleticism and that such a need won't be met over night.
The game, which was more of a scrimmage, highlighted some offensive and defensive improvements, but clearly had room for improvement.
We will have all the updates regarding the Gopher Football team, so check back and keep in the know about all things Gopher.
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Gopher Football Spring Practices Under Way
The Minnesota Gopher Football team kicked off spring with pads crunching, coaches screaming, and mud flying at the Gibson-Nagurski complex on Tuesday. That's right, Spring Football is here and the Minnesota Gophers have started their spring practices.
New head coach Jerry Kill and his new, energetic staff put their players through the paces in a two-hour practice that moved through 24 five-minute periods. There was no time wasted, no walking, and a complete itinerary for the efficient practice.
A new aspect to the Gopher's practice is how Kill conducts his constructive criticism - most of his coaching occurs during film study. If a play breaks down or a player fumbles his assignment, there are a few quick words of wisdom given by Kill, but the play moves on. The action is all on tape and will be broken down before the players hit the turf again. This method allows for the most productive practices and time to reflect on mistakes made before reviewing them and correcting them.
The Minnesota Gophers continue to look for improvement as spring-football fever sets in at the University of Minnesota.
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Minnesota Gopher Football Staff Set
With the Minnesota Gopher Football staff set under the Head Coach Jerry Kill, Gopher fans have high hopes for the 2011 Gopher Football Season. Let's start building momentum for the upcoming season-- keep checking back for any updates and/or news. We will keep you in the know for all things Gopher Football. Also, remember GopherFootballTickets.com will be having early bird ticket options soon!
New Coach, New Year, New Results for the University of Minnesota?
Tim Brewster is out. Jerry Kill is in. 2010 is out. 2011 is in. Logically, the University of Minnesota Gopher Football team should expect new results for their 2011 season. Fans do. Fans of the Golden Gophers are getting excited about the 2011 season potential. Don't miss out on all the fun of the upcoming season anticipation.
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Joel Maturi, Gopher Football hire Jerry Kill as Head Coach
Joel Maturi, despite criticism, has hired Jerry Kill as the Gopher Football Head Coach for the 2011 season. Many have labeled Maturi's decision as being the most anti-Tim Brewster possible.
Kill never once mentioned Rose Bowls, Big Ten Championships and Gopher Nation during his press conference on Monday. Some may recall those words were all Tim Brewster did say. It appears that Joel Maturi has chosen a more humble, less flashy coach. Jerry Kill isn't even talking about expectations. The Gophers haven't won a Big Ten Conference since 1967 and haven't been to a Rose Bowl since 1962. Kill is talking about staff stability.
Kill arrives on scene with the same bulk of coaching assistants that have traveled with him from his four previous head coaching positions. Tim Brewster went through more assistants than we can remember.
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Gopher Football Thanks Fans for Support
The Minnesota Gophers, finishing out their season with back-to-back wins, finished at 3-9 for their 2010 season. The Minnesota Gophers would like to thank all the fans who supported the Gopher football team through their ups and downs. Look for the Minnesota Gophers to make off-season improvements for their 2011 season.
Minnesota Gophers Recapture Floyd From Iowa
The 27-24 Gopher victory over 24th ranked Iowa led to the recapture of Floyd, the Rosedal border Trophy, at TCF Bank Stadium. The win over Iowa was the perfect way for Minnesota's Seniors, including Adam Weber, to leave the field. The Gophers will return plenty of starters for their 2011 season, giving the coach-less Gophers a head start in to their next season.
Minnesota Gophers Final Game of the Season
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Minnesota Prevails against Illinois, 38-34
The Minnesota Gophers moved to 2-9 and downed Illinois 38-34 on Saturday. The Fightin' Illini struggled against the Gophers in the first half with their second half rally falling short.
With the Fightin' Illini losing to the Gophers, they missed a chance to secure bowl eligibilty. The Minnesota Gophers welcome the win with open arms and hope they can string two together as they head in to the final game of the season.
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Minnesota Gophers Lose to Michigan Spartans
Going in to Saturday's match up, Minnesota needed a win after losing their last 10 of 11 as did Michigan who was coming off a blowout loss. Both needed a win. Michigan got it.
Michigan State performed well with 189 rushing yards, with Edwin Baker accounting for 179 of those yards with four touchdowns. Over their three previous games, the Spartans have averaged 76 rushing yards a game.
Kirk Cousins didn't throw a touchdown pass, ending a streak of 16 straight games with a TD pass. This tied him with Drew Stanton for the Spartans' record.
Minnesota has now lost 8 straight conference games and 11 of their last 12. Gopher's interim coach Jeff Horton has now lost 19 straight games as a head coach, three of these coming with Minnesota.
Gophers Lose to Ohio State
Ohio State (7-1) dominated the Gophers on Saturday. Ohio State isn't allowing other Big Ten teams to even have a shot at their title. The Minnesota Gophers lost to Ohio State 52-10 and continued to stay buried in a two-month losing streak. Ohio State's last loss in Minneapolis came in 1981 in Memorial Stadium... two stadiums ago.
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Minnesota Gophers Dismiss Tim Brewster
Tim Brewster, who arrived at Minnesota in 2007 promising to bring the Minnesota Golden Gophers a trip back to the Rose Bowl, was dismissed on Sunday, October 17, 2010. After the Gophers' loss to Purdue, the Gopher football team fell to 1-6 in Brewster's fourth season on the sideline. Tim Brewster was 15-20 at Minnesota, 6-21 in the Big Ten and 0-10 in trophy games never beating chief rivals Wisconsin or Iowa.
Tim Brewster will receive a $600,000 buyout.
Pack TCF for Penn State Gopher Game
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Gophers Fail to Reclaim Paul Bunyan's Axe
For the 7th consecutive season, the Golden Gophers Football team has failed to reclaim Paul Bunyan's Axe from the Wisconsin Badgers in a 41-23 loss on Saturday. The Badgers, 5-1, left the Gophers, 1-5, behind in the second half as the two Badger running backs combined for 229 rushing yards and five touchdowns.
The Gophers dominated the second quarter, in what may have seemed to be the season turning point. In the second quarter, the Golden Gophers football team scored a field goal and touchdown, while maintaing to hold the Wisconsin Badgers without a first down. The only mistake of the quarter came when Eric Ellestad missed an extra point, the first of his career. From there, the Badgers took over.
Head coach of the Gophers, Tim Brewster, now appears to be in the hot seat... axe-less.
Gopher Football Falls to Undefeated Wildcats
Fans were stunned on October 2nd when the Golden Gopher Football team lost to the, still, unbeaten Northwestern Wildcats. With the clock winding down on Saturday, Northwestern's kicker Stefan Demos booted a 27-yarder through the uprights to steal the 29-28 victory from the hands of defeat over our Golden Boys.
Minnesota Safety, Kyle Theret commented after the game saying Minnesota Football knew Saturday's game at TCF Bank Stadium was going to be a "dog fight", but surrendered the fact that there is a difference between knowing and being prepared for such a fight.
With the Gophers moving to 1-4, the Minnesota Football team looks to Penn State for October 23rd.
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Looking to the Future
With that darn South Dakota game behind us, we are looking to the future. The Gopher Football team has three more home games. With an atttempt to start an impressive home-stand, the Golden Gophers are looking to fan support to boost their morale. Be in the stands when the Minnesota Gophers' season turns around... purchase your tickets today for the Gophers' last three home games!
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Gopher Football Team record starts 1-0
The Gopher football team started the 2010 college football season exactly how they wanted to; with a Gopher football victory. The Gophers head into this Saturday's TCF Bank Stadium home opener with a 1-0 record after beating Middle Tennessee State 24-17 on the road.
The Gopher football team showed an improved running game including three touchdowns by senior fullback Jon Hoese. Gopher senior quarterback Adam Weber looked in command with zero interceptions and held the ball on the offense for almost 46 minutes. Way to go Gophers!
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The Minnesota Gophers football season kicks off on Thursday, September 2nd. The Minnesota Gophers will take on Middle Tennessee State in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The first home game at TCF Bank Stadium is on Saturday September 11th, against South Dakota. Don't miss your chance to watch the Minnesota Gophers compete in the tough Big 10 and at TCF Bank Stadium! Purchase your Minnesota Gopher football tickets today!
Gopher Football 2010 Captains
The 2010 Gopher football team captains will be senior quarterback Adam Weber with senior fullback Jon Hoese from the offense and senior defensive back Kim Royston with junior defensive tackle Brandon Kirksey from the defense.
"The four young men our team selected to serve as captains are outstanding choices," Gopher football head coach Tim Brewster said.
With the 2010 season, Adam Weber will be the only three-time captain in the history of University of Minnesota football. Gopher football fans are hoping these captains can inspire the Gopher football team to work hard, play hard and win some games for the maroon and gold.
The first game of the 2010 Gopher football season is September 2nd at Middle Tennessee State, with the first home game the following week against South Dakota.
Gopher Football Ticket Sales Stats: Preseason 2010
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Most Tickets Sold: Gophers vs. USC Trojans on 9/18
Most Affordable Ticket: Gophers vs. Northern Illinois on 9/25
Most Expensive Ticket: Gophers vs. USC Trojans on 9/18
First Ticket Sold (in March!): Gophers vs. Penn State on 10/23
Most Recent Sale (today): Gophers vs. Ohio State on 10/30
Gopher Football Spring Game a Success
The University of Minnesota Gopher football Spring game was a huge success at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Gopher defense outweighed the Gopher offense, but there was plenty to be exited about on both sides of the ball.
Gopher quarterback Adam Weber passed for 144 yards completing 8 of 20 passes. MarQueis Gray was 4 of 7 for 66 yards with one touchdown and one interception. Running back Duane Bennett racked up 55 yards on 9 attempts and Duane Eskridge finished the day with 51 yards on 12 carries.
Linebacker Mike Rallis led the defense with 6 total tackles, including 3 tackles for loss and 2 sacks. Linebackers Spencer Reeves, Sam Maresh and Pat Sveum each racked up five tackles and Linebacker Keanon Cooper recorded the only interception of the game, returning it 19 yards.
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Annual Gopher Spring Game this Saturday
Don't forget, the annual Gopher Spring Game is scheduled for this Saturday April 24th at 1:30 pm at TCF Bank Stadium. It's FREE and you don't need to buy a ticket. We hope to see you there!
Come support our Gopher Football team this Saturday!
Gopher Football Spring Workouts create intense Quarterback Competition
The Golden Gophers football team is well into their 15 allowed spring workouts and so far things look good. The Gophers held a mini scrimmage at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday in front of about 2,000 fans and all eyes seem to be on the competition for quarterback next season. Gophers Coach Tim Brewster said both incumbent senior starter Adam Weber and sophomore MarQueis Gray played well Saturday. He also had praise for red-shirt freshman Moses Alipate.
"I wouldn't say anybody's got the edge; I would say we've got a competitive situation at quarterback. All three quarterbacks are doing some really good things," said Brewster.
Be sure to show up at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday April 24 at 1:30 pm for the Gophers Annual Spring Game and see the quarterback competition for yourself!
Gopher Football Spring Game at TCF Bank Stadium
The Gopher football team will be playing at TCF Bank Stadium field on April 24th in honor of the annual Gopher Football Spring game.
The maroon and gold scrimmage is open to the public and is a free non-ticketed event. This will be a great chance to get a sneak peek look at the Gopher Football team and a free opportunity to check out TCF Bank Stadium if you haven't been there yet (or even if you have!).
The Gopher Spring Game is scheduled for a 1:30 pm kick-off on Saturday, April 24th - we hope to see you at "The Bank." There will be lots of free stuff and chances to get close to players and staff.
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Gopher Football Recruits
Tim Brewster announced the signing of 25 new Gopher Football Recruits. A well balanced class of 13 offense signees and 12 projected defense signees.
"I think this is a very solid class from top to bottom," Tim Brewster said. "I think we filled some specific needs with this class. We were looking for leaders. We were looking for smart players and winners. I think we've really achieved that goal."
Here is a list of the Golden Gopher Football Class of 2010. Look for complete biographies and a total Gopher Football roster update in the Spring! In alphabetical order: Tyrone Bouie (DB), Matt Eggen (OL), Lamonte Edwards (RB), Zac Epping (OL), Tiree Eure (TE), Sean Ferguson (DT), Jimmy Gjere (OL), Marquise Hill (WR), Logan Hutton (WR), Donnell Kirkwood (RB), Harold Legania (DT), Marek Lenkiewicz (OL), Christyn Lewis (DB), James Manuel (DB), Dwayne Mitchell (LB), Tom Parish (QB), Ben Perry (DE), J.D. Pride (QB), Johnathan Ragoo (OL),Willie Tatum (LB), Josh Tauaefa (DT), Herschel Thornton (DB), Dwight Tillman (DB), Brock Vereen (DB) and Devon Wright (RB).
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Coach Tim Brewster Contract Extension
Gopher football fans can keep their "Brew Crew" t-shirts around a little longer. Coach Tim Brewster and the University of Minnesota have agreed to terms on a contract extension through the 2013 Gopher football season.
Gopher Football Coaching Staff Change
The Gopher Football team has hired Jeff Horton as the University of Minnesota Golden Gopher football offensive coordinator. Horton will be the fourth offensive coordinator in the past five seasons for the Gophers. Gopher fans are wary of so many offensive changes that don't give players time to develop plays and strategies from year to year, but head coach Tim Brewster said the transition would be very "player friendly."
"I'm thrilled to have Jeff Horton join our staff," Tim Brewster said. "He brings leadership and experience running offenses and coaching quarterbacks. His overall knowledge will help make this a seamless transition for our players."
Horton started his coaching career in Minnesota back in 1984 and has held various coaching positions with NFL and college teams including a 5 year stint with the Wisconsin Badgers.
"I'm really excited about the opportunity Coach Brewster is giving me here at Minnesota," Jeff Horton said. "I started my college coaching career here 26 years ago. I'm coming back to a great city, a great university and a program that is really starting to take off. I'm proud to be a part of it."
Welcome back to Minnesota Coach Horton, we look forward to a stronger Gophers offense next year!
Gopher Football Players NFL Dreams
Three Gopher Football Players have been invited to the NFL Scouting Combine at the end of February to endure drills, tests and interviews to see if they would be worthy of an NFL draft pick. Wide receiver Eric Decker, linebacker Simoni Lawrence and linebacker Nathan Triplett will each take part in the NFL Scouting Combine. Congrats Gopher players! Make us proud!
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Gopher Football Comes Up Short at Insight Bowl
The Golden Gophers Football team kept up with the Iowa State Cyclones in Arizona at the Insight Bowl, but ultimately came up short, losing to Iowa 13-14.
Looking at the Insight Bowl stats board, the Gophers and Cyclones look evenly matched. Gophers tallied 434 yards on offence, Cyclones 428. Iowa had 22 first downs, Minnesota 21. The Gophers Offense had the ball for 29 minutes; Iowa State had the ball for 31 minutes. In the end, it's the final score that matters and Iowa State turned out to be the stronger competitor.
The Gopher Sports website blamed it on missed opportunities for the Gopher Football Team: "The Gophers missed a 34-yard field goal midway through the third quarter and lost a fumble at the Iowa State 15-yard line with just more than four minutes remaining. Minnesota also saw what looked like a sure touchdown pass turn into an interception when a receiver slipped to the turf at the goal line."
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Gopher Football Team in Arizona - Join Them!
The Golden Gopher football team is in Arizona practicing for Thursday's Insight Bowl matchup against the Iowa State Cyclones. The Gopher team has been working out and running drills at Desert Mountain High School in Scottsdale, Arizona.
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Gophers Bowl Game: Insight Bowl vs. Iowa State - BE THERE!
The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers will play the Iowa State Cyclones on Thursday December 31st at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona as part of the 2009 Insight Bowl. The game is scheduled for a 5pm kick-off and will be televised nationally by NFL Network, but don't sit home and watch it, BE THERE!
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"We want to go out on a winning note," senior defensive tackle Eric Small said. Gopher fans feel the same way. Congrats on another Bowl Game, Gophers. Now, go out there and win it!
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Eric Decker All-Big Ten Honors
Gophers wide receiver Eric Decker earned first-team All-Big Ten honors despite missing the final four games of the season because of a sprained foot. Eric Decker was selected by the Big Ten coaches and said, "It means a lot to be awarded by the coaches, just because I earned their respect in the Big Ten."
Congratulations Eric Decker!
Gopher Football Falls to Iowa Hawkeyes, Ending Gopher Football Season 6-6
Gopher football Coach Tim Brewster ended his third coaching season 6-6 after a Gopher Football 12-0 loss to the Iowa Hawkeyes. The Gophers finished 3-5 in the Big Ten and will now wait for their bowl selection.
It was a season of ups and downs for Gopher Football fans. The ups being the return of Gopher football to campus with the opening of TCF Bank Stadium and the great victories over Air Force and Michigan State. The downs being the 6 losses including going scoreless twice this season.
Thank you Gopher fans for all of your business this Gopher Football Season! Have a great Thanksgiving and keep checking back to Gopher Football Tickets for bowl game information and Gopher Bowl game tickets.
Gopher Football Schedule
The Gopher Football Schedule is heating up and Gopher Football fans won't want to miss a single game. We have Gopher football tickets to every game - no game is sold out! Make Gopher plans today!
*GOPHER FOOTBALL FINAL RECORD FOR 2009: 6-6*
Gopher Football Schedule 2009
Sat, Sep 5 vs. Syracuse at Syracuse
Sat, Sep 12 vs. Air Force at TCF Bank Stadium
Sat, Sep 19 vs. Cal Bears at TCF Bank Stadium
Sat, Sep 26 vs. Northwestern at Evanston, IL
Sat, Oct 3 vs. Wisconsin Badgers at TCF Bank Stadium
Sat, Oct 10 vs. Purdue (Homecoming) at TCF Stadium
Sat, Oct 17 vs. Penn State at University Park, PA
Sat, Oct 24 vs. Ohio State at Columbus, OH
Sat, Oct 31 vs. Michigan State at TCF Bank Stadium
Sat, Nov 7 vs. Illinois at TCF Bank Stadium
Sat, Nov 14 vs. South Dakota State at TCF Bank Stadium
Sat, Nov 21 vs. Iowa Hawkeyes at Iowa City, IA
Gophers Hawkeye Game Hot Ticket
The final game of the Gopher football regular season is this Saturday in Iowa City, Iowa against the Iowa Hawkeyes. The Gopher Hawkeye game is a hot ticket so if you want to go, you better buy Gopher Hawkeye Tickets right now before they sell-out.
The Iowa Hawkeyes enter Saturdays contest with a 9-2 overall record and a 5-2 record in the Big Ten Conference. The Golden Gophers are 6-5 overall and 3-4 in the Big Ten. The winner of the Minnesota Iowa game will also win the prized Floyd of Rosedale pig trophy that has been a part of the Minnesota Iowa rivalry for the past 74 years.
Don't miss the Minnesota Gophers and the Iowa Hawkeyes fight it out for Floyd of Rosedale and Big Ten bragging rights. Buy Gopher Hawkeye tickets now and plan your trip to Kinnick Stadium.
Gopher Football Bowl Information
The Golden Gopher football team has earned a berth in a postseason bowl game. Keep checking back to our Gopher Football Tickets site for:
Gopher Bowl information
Gopher Bowl Game Tickets
Gophers Defense Tough Enough to beat South Dakota State
The Gopher Football defense proved a little bit tougher than the South Dakota State Jackrabbits on Saturday, holding South Dakota State offense to 229 yards and 0 touchdowns. The final Gophers Jackrabbits score was 16-13, improving the Gophers record to 6-5 overall.
If you were at TCF Bank Stadium, you got to witness the final game of the TCF Bank Stadium inaugural season. It was a game for field goal kickers as neither team could capitalize in the red zone for an offensive touchdown. Gopher field goal kicker Eric Ellestad was 3 for 4 while South Dakota State field goal kicker was 2 for 4. The Gophers squeaked by with the victory to become bowl eligible.
The regular Golden Gophers football season concludes next weekend with a Big Ten contest at Iowa.
Gopher Football hosts South Dakota State - Gopher Football Tickets Available
There are Gopher Football tickets available for the Gophers South Dakota State football game this Saturday November 14th at TCF Bank Stadium. Kick-off is scheduled at 11am.
The weather forecast looks good and you can bet plenty of South Dakota State Jackrabbits fans will be making the trip to TCF Bank Stadium. Be sure our Golden Gophers are well represented! (yes, we sell tickets to South Dakota fans, too)
Attention Gopher Football Fans: This is your last chance to buy TCF Bank Stadium Tickets this season! If you haven't been to a game during this inaugural season, don't miss the Gopher South Dakota State game!
Gopher Football Team: Too Little, Too Late against Fighting Illini at TCF Bank Stadium
The Minnesota Golden Gopher football team could not overcome a 28-7 halftime deficit, losing to the Illinois Fighting Illini 32-35 at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday.
It was a picture perfect fall day for outdoor football, but the Golden Gopher offense was far from perfect. The Gopher offense lacked consistency and drive to put together plays on the TCF Bank turf. Quarterback Adam Weber performed terribly in the first half, going 5 for 17 with just 74 yards and an interception that was returned for a touchdown. The Gophers rallied in the second half, but just couldn't come back. It was a disappointing day for Gopher football fans who were hoping to secure a Bowl game with a victory.
Gopher Football Ticket Deals
If you missed out on the great Gopher Football Ticket deals for the Gophers Spartans game, don't miss out on the deals for the upcoming Gophers Illini game.
Gopher Football Tickets start out at $50 each with no extra service fees. Choose In-Store Minneapolis pick-up and retrieve your seats at 212 Chicago Ave. South and save the shipping fee!
Don't wait, Gopher Football Tickets at the new TCF Bank Stadium sell fast - plus the Gopher Illini game is an 11 am kick-off so there isn't much time to waste.
Sat. Nov 7th 11am
Gophers scare off Michigan State at TCF Bank Stadium
The Golden Gophers football team beat Michigan State Spartans 42-34 in a thrilling game at TCF Bank Stadium on Halloween night.
Minnesota Gophers Michigan State Spartans Halloween Game
Michigan State comes into the game with a 4-4 overall record and a 3-2 mark in the Big Ten, while the Minnesota Gophers own a 4-4 overall record and 2-3 in the Big Ten.
We still have great Gopher Football Tickets for sale and they are CHEAP, too. Many Gopher Football Tickets are BELOW FACE VALUE and that's no trick!
Treat yourself to some Minnesota Gophers tickets today and get ready for a great game at TCF Bank Stadium Minneapolis.
Gopher Football Back to Back Road Losses
The Gopher Football Team suffered back to back losses after losing to Ohio State Buckeyes 38-7 in Ohio. The loss drops Minnesota to 4-4, 2-3 in the Big Ten.
The Gopher offense couldn't get anything going and allowed four turnovers in the loss. The Gopher offense played much of the game without star wide receiver Eric Decker as he aggravated an ankle injury late in the first quarter.
The Gophers return home to TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday October 31st to host Michigan State Spartans. It will be a Halloween night game with the Gophers Spartans kick-off slated for 7:02 pm. Let's hope playing at home in "The Bank" will provide some much needed Gopher zest.
Gopher Football Gets Shutout against Penn State Nittany Lions, Another Tough Road Game Awaits
The Gopher Football team lost to Penn State Nittany Lions 0-20 on the road in chilly Pennsylvania. The Gopher defense played tough and made Penn State earn every point. Unfortunately, the Gopher offense couldn't make the necessary plays to put points up on the board.
Another tough road game is slated for 11am kick-off this Saturday October 24th against Ohio State Buckeyes. If you can't make the trip to Columbus, be sure to tune into ESPN for the live Gopher coverage.
This win loss back and forth season has been tough on Gopher fans, but we can't give up! The Gophers are still in the hunt for a post-season Bowl game and there are still 3 more TCF Bank Home games left. Be sure to show your Gopher Pride, buy Golden Gopher Football Tickets and cheer on your Gopher team!
Gophers TCF Bank Stadium Victory over Purdue Boilermakers
The Gopher Football team put on quite a show on Saturday in front of a soldout homecoming crowd of 50,805 at TCF Bank Stadium. The Minnesota Golden Gophers beat the Purdue Boilermakers 35-20 in a key Big Ten Conference victory.
Kevin Whaley showed his value to the Gopher football lineup with eight carries for 79 yards. The Gophers finished the day with a season high 207 yards rushing.
Gopher Purdue Tickets For Sale Now
The Minnesota Golden Gophers football team will look to rebound this Saturday when they host Purdue Boilermakers at TCF Bank Stadium. Gopher Purdue kick-off is scheduled for 11:02 am and will the Gophers Homecoming game for the season.
Gopher Purdue Tickets are available right now
don't forget to buy a parking pass!
Gopher Football Team loses to Wisconsin Badgers, Paul Bunyan's Axe will not hang in TCF Bank Stadium this year
The Gopher Football team fell short against the Wisconsin Badgers on Saturday losing 28-31 in front of a sold out TCF Bank Stadium crowd. The loss means that Paul Bunyan's Axe will remain in the Wisconsin Badgers possession for another year and the beautiful wooden case at TCF Bank Stadium will remain empty.
The Gopher defense could not shut down Badger running back John Clay who finished the day with 32 carries for 184 yards and three touchdowns. The Gopher offense showed sparks of greatness, but untimely mistakes were too tough to overcome.
If you haven't been to TCF Bank Stadium to see a game this year, what are you waiting for?
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Gopher Badgers Football Tickets for Sale
It will cost you just under $200 to get into the Gopher Badger game this Saturday, but it will be worth it. Definitely the biggest Gopher football game of the year, the Gophers Badgers game is a hot ticket and fans from both teams are buying Gopher Badger tickets at a rapid pace.
Be sure there is more maroon and gold at TCF Bank Stadium than red and white and buy your Gopher Football Tickets today. Don't forget to buy a parking pass so you can get to and from the game with ease, plus many parking passes are also reserved tailgating passes. The Gopher Badger football game is going to be a landmark game, don't miss it!
Gopher Football vs. Cal Bears Tickets Still Available
Gopher Football ticket prices start out at $80 per ticket for the Minnesota Gophers vs. Cal Bears game this Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium. Be sure to buy a parking pass to reserve your spot in a lot near the stadium, plus you can tailgate before the big game! Gopher Football Tailgating
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TCF Bank Stadium is more than just a shiny new stadium, it's the HOME OF GOPHER FOOTBALL!
Gophers Beat Air Force at TCF Bank Stadium Opener
Opening night at TCF Bank Stadium was everything a Gopher football fan could hope for including a Golden Gopher victory. The Minnesota Gophers football team prevailed over the Air Force Falcons 20-13 in front of a huge sellout crowd.
The Gopher football game had many Gopher stars including DeLeon Eskridge who scored the first ever touchdown at TCF Bank Stadium, Nate Triplett who picked up a fumble and returned it for a Gopher touchdown brought the crowd to it's feet, Eric Decker who proved why he is a star receiver snagging 10 passes for 113 yards and Adam Weber who led the offense completing 20 passes for 219 yards.
Gopher football fans were pleased with the overall on-campus game day experience and the excitement at TCF Bank Stadium was fantastic. Buy Gopher Football tickets to see the Minnesota Gophers take on the 10th ranked California Golden Bears next Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium. You won't want to miss the action!
Gopher Air Force Game Tickets Still Available
Opening Day at TCF Bank Stadium is this Saturday and we still have Gopher Air Force Tickets for sale! Gopher ticket prices start out at $125 per ticket and will be well worth the price of admission to be a part of Golden Gopher football history!
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See ya at TCF Bank Stadium. Kick-off for the Gophers Air Force game is set for 6:02 p.m. (CDT).
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Gopher Football Tickets
You may have heard that TCF Bank Stadium is sold out for the 2009 Gopher Football Season. NOT HERE!
Our Gopher Football Tickets site has tickets available for ALL GOPHER HOME GAMES! You can reserve your seats right now for games at TCF Bank Stadium, even the home opener vs. Air Force Falcons on September 12th.
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Gopher Football Scrimmage at TCF Bank Stadium. Gopher Players Shine, Gopher Stadium Shines Brighter
Over 15,000 Gopher Football Fans, mainly Gopher Season Ticket holders showed up Saturday afternoon to see the Golden Gopher football team take the TCF Bank Stadium field for the first time. It may have only been a scrimmage, but it had all the energy and excitement of a real game.
Gopher Quarterback Adam Weber showed great poise and connected with senior wide receiver Eric Decker less than a minute into the game scoring a touchdown. Decker finished with 101 yards and two touchdowns. The first string Gopher running backs looked strong too as Duane Bennett racked up 65 yards on seven carries.
Overall the Gopher scrimmage event was a lot of fun and a great chance to see the Gopher players in action and to enjoy the beauty and awe of the new Gopher football stadium. I think Eric Decker puts it best when he describes the importance of the Gopher stadium on campus. "Now I think we have a home to protect," Decker said. "That's the biggest thing. We're the only ones playing here. This is our house, you know?"
TCF Bank Stadium is more than just a shiny new stadium, it's the HOME OF GOPHER FOOTBALL!
Don't miss opening day! Tickets are selling fast.
Gopher Football at TCF Bank Stadium Right Now!
Gopher fans have been peeking around gates to catch a glimpse of the Gopher Football players practicing at TCF Bank Stadium the last few days. Gopher football season ticket holders and University of Minnesota students will have a great opportunity to see the Gopher scrimmage at TCF Bank Stadium this Saturday. Didn't get invited? Don't despair, check back here for the highlights and don't miss out on the chance to see the Gophers home opener.
Buy Golden Gopher Football Tickets to the season opener Gophers vs Air Force on September 12th
TCF Bank Stadium Practices Look Promising
The Gopher Football team skill players have already had a chance to work out on the new TCF Bank Stadium Field and so far things look great. Wide Receivers Eric Decker and Hayo Carpenter showed impressive speed catching long balls thrown from quarterback Adam Weber.
Gopher Football coach Tim Brewster said he plans to have his team use the second practice of two-a-days during fall camp to get familiar with the field at TCF Bank Stadium.
Gopher Football practice starts on August 10th.
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Gopher Badger Game Heating Up
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Gophers vs. Badgers
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The Minnesota Wisconsin rivalry is as big as ever and fans are scooping up TCF Bank Stadium Tickets for the October 3rd Gopher Badger contest.
Don't wait to buy your 2009 Gopher Football Tickets, seats are selling fast. Buy Gophers Tickets today!
Gopher Football Tickets For Sale Now
We now have Gopher Football Tickets to every game! You can buy Gopher Football Tickets online 24 hours a day to TCF Bank Stadium for the inaugural season.
Remember the Gopher ticket inventory is always changing so if you see some tickets you really like, buy them now. Not sure what you want? Keep checking back, we will be getting more Gopher tickets in over the next few weeks.
Gopher Football Tickets Customer Review
The staff over here at Gopher Football Tickets is pretty stoked. Our website has been getting a lot of hits for people searching for information on the new TCF Bank Stadium and we have even had a few sales (even though we don't have all the tickets available yet!).
Yesterday we received a kind letter from a University of Minnesota Alumni that used our site to purchase Gopher Football Tickets. You can check it out on our new
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Gopher Football Captains for 2009 Gopher Season
Taking the field as a Gopher Football Captain at the new TCF Bank Stadium for the very first time will be:
Congratulations Gopher Football Captains. We hope you can successfully lead the Gophers team at TCF Bank Stadium in 2009. Go Gophers!
TCF Bank Stadium Seating Chart
Do you want to know what the TCF Bank Stadium Seating Chart looks like? Gopher Football Tickets.com has a sneak peak for you!
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Keep checking back, single game Gopher Football Tickets will be for sale soon! Opening Day: Sept. 12th vs. Air Force
Gopher Fans Support Gopher Spring Game
Golden Gopher football fans showed their maroon and gold pride on Saturday showing up en masse to support the Gopher Spring Game. The reported crowd number reached 7,700 - which is over the listed seating capacity for O'Shaughnessy Stadium.
If this Spring Game is any indication at how excited Gopher fans are to be playing football outside, Gopher Football Tickets staff members better get ready for an extra busy football season.
There are some select Gopher Football Tickets for sale right now, but more will be coming!
Gopher Spring Game
This Saturday is a big day for Gopher Football and Gopher Football Fans - it's the annual GOPHER SPRING GAME!
The Gopher Spring Game will be on Saturday April 25th at 1:30 p.m. outside at O'Shaughnessy Stadium on the campus of the University of St. Thomas. Mapquest It.
The event is FREE and will be your first chance to see next years Gophers play outside. So far the weather forecast looks great, so make plans to join Tim Brewster and the Gopher Football Team under the sun and watch the maroon and gold battle it out! Let's fill all 5,000 seats!
See you there!
Gopher Football Spring Practices
The Gopher football team is in the midst of their annual Spring Practices at the Gibson-Nagurski Football Complex and so far most of the accolades have been towards the Gopher defense.
The Golden Gopher spring practices will conclude on April 25th at the annual Spring Game. The Gopher Spring Game will kick-off at 1:30pm outdoors at St. Thomas University. The Gopher Spring game is open to the public and free so get out there and cheer on the maroon and gold.
TCF Bank Stadium on Schedule
The new Gopher TCF Bank Stadium is beginning to take shape! The stadium is on schedule for completion in July and will officially open for the first Gopher football game on September 12.
If you haven't been by the stadium lately, you will be surprised at how close it is to being done. Video boards are installed, the scoreboard is up, several groups of seats are in, the exterior masonry looks amazing and pretty soon the landscaping will be going in. Gopher fans are excited to return to campus for football and they should be. TCF Bank Stadium is going to rock!
Do you want to be notified when TCF Bank Stadium tickets are for sale? Email us and we will put your name on our list. Don't worry, we won't rent, sell or otherwise abuse your in-box - just one email that let's you know that tickets are for sale on our site.
Gopher Spring Game Scheduled Outdoors
Save the Date: The Gopher football team will play their annual spring football game on April 25th OUTSIDE at the O'Shaughnessy Stadium on the campus of the University of St. Thomas.
The annual scrimmage game is FREE to the public and will be the official kick-off of the Gophers returning to outdoor play. Don't miss your first chance to see the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers football team in full action.
We hope to see you there!
Gopher Spring Practices Begin March 24th.
Gopher Football TCF Bank Stadium Information
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Gopher Football Tickets Sells Gopher Basketball Tickets
We are all waiting anxiously for new Gopher Football Ticket information for the upcoming TCF Banks Stadium season. While we are waiting, we decided we would sell some of our extra Gopher Basketball Tickets!
Check out the Williams Arena Schedule and all of the tickets we have for sale. You still get our Gopher Guarantee and low Gopher Fan Prices. Enjoy the games and keep checking back for Gopher Football updates!
Gopher 2009 Football Schedule
The 2009 Minnesota Gopher Football Schedule has been set. We know what teams will be playing at the new TCF Bank Stadium, but we don't know where all you Gopher fans will be sitting...yet! We will have all of the TCF Bank Stadium seating information very soon. Keep checking back for Gopher stadium updates and Gopher ticket information.
GOPHER FOOTBALL 2009 SCHEDULE
Sept. 5 at Syracuse
Sept. 12 Air Force
Sept. 19 California
Sept. 26 at Northwestern
Oct. 3 Wisconsin
Oct. 10 Purdue
Oct. 17 at Penn State
Oct. 24 at Ohio State
Oct. 31 Michigan State
Nov. 7 Illinois
Nov. 14 South Dakota State
Nov. 21 at Iowa
All Saturday Games; Kick-Off Times To Be Announced
Gopher Football Team Loses Bowl Game
The Golden Gopher football team lost to the Kansas Jayhawks 42-21 on New Years Eve in front of 49,000 college football fans enjoying the sunny Arizona weather for the Insight Bowl. The Minnesota Gophers held an early 14-7 lead, but lost all offense momentum and were shut down by the Jayhawks defense in both the second and third period. The Gophers had hoped to end the season on a more positive note, but are looking forward to improving next season in their new TCF Bank Stadium.
Gophres Coach Tim Brewster made this promise after the Insight Bowl loss: "We've got to get bigger and stronger, and that's our commitment. That's what we're going to do."
A bigger stronger Gopher Football team will be an expectation as fans shell out big bucks to watch their Gophers play back on campus in 2009.
Gopher Football Team Away, Gopher Basketball Team Home
The Gopher Football team is preparing for the Insight Bowl in sunny Arizona this week. You aren't with them? That's OK. There are other Gopher activities you can attend in Minneapolis including a Gopher mens basketball game on New Years Eve! The Gophers take on Michigan State Spartans at 11am at Williams Arena and Gopher Football Tickets.com has picked up extra tickets for the big showdown. Check it out!
Williams Arena Minneapolis, MN
Wed, Dec 31 2008 11:00 AM
BE AT THE BARN!
Insight Bowl Ticket Prices
Gopher Football Bowl Announcement
Gopher Bowl News
The Golden Gopher Football team will play University of Kansas Jayhawks in the Insight Bowl in Tempe, Arizona on New Year's Eve. The Gophers are excited to be heading to a warm destination bowl game and are ready to showcase their skills at Sun Devil Stadium. The Gopher team wants a chance to end the season on a positive note after losing their final regular season game to Iowa 55-0.
Gopher fans, don't sit around and freeze this New Year's Eve, buy Gopher Bowl Game Tickets and head to Arizona for some fun in the sun. The Insight Bowl is the perfect New Year's destination and Gopher Football Tickets.com has plenty of Insight Bowl tickets for sale. Check it out!
Wednesday December 31st 5pm
Sun Devil Stadium
Gophers vs. Jayhawks
(ticket prices start at $57 each)
Gopher Football 2008 Schedule
Final Results for the Gopher Football 2008 Schedule. Gopher Football Record: 7 WINS, 5 LOSSES
Gopher Fans look forward to TCF Bank Stadium
The Golden Gopher Football team and Gopher fans happily said good-bye to the Metrodome and don't plan on looking back. Gopher Fan, Robert P. from Apple Valley, Minnesota said, "I can't wait for the Gophers to take the field for the first time back on campus. It was a fine season this year, better than last, but next year we will be a year older and wiser and proud to be playing in the shiny new stadium. The excitement will be once in a lifetime for these players and many fans."
Gopher Football Tickets will be proud to be a part of the new TCF Bank Stadium. As soon as the full 2009 Gopher Football Schedule is announced, you will be able to purchase tickets from our site. Check back soon!
Gopher Football Regular Season Finale
The Gopher Football team suffered a season ending 55-0 loss on Saturday at their final game in the Metrodome Minneapolis. The Iowa Hawkeyes showed up ready to spoil the Gophers last Metrodome game and it worked. The Gopher Hawkeye rivalry has always been intense, but this is the worst lop-sided defeat in history.
The Golden Gopher football team finished the regular-season 7-5 overall and 3-5 in the Big Ten Conference; a much improved season over last years 1-11 Gopher record.
Remember Gopher Football Tickets is the best place to buy Gopher Bowl tickets. We will also have tickets to all of the major college bowl games - check back soon!
Last Chance to See Gopher Football at Metrodome
This Saturday will be the LAST CHANCE to see the Golden Gophers at the Hubert H Humphrey Metrodome Minneapolis. Don't delay, buy your Gophers tickets before we sell out! The Metrodome is sure to be packed with both Gopher fans and Hawkeye fans - bowl games are on the line as well as Floyd of Rosedale in this big college football regular season finale!
Gophers Lose to Badgers, Ready for Iowa Hawkeyes
The Gopher Football team fell apart in the second half of the Gopher Badger game on Saturday, losing 32-35. The heart breaking loss has Gopher fans in despair over what started out as a storybook season, but do not despair Gopher Nation! The Gopher football team is still at a strong 7-4 record and they are ready to take on the Iowa Hawkeyes at the Metrodome this Saturday night in the final game of the season.
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Gophers face Wisconsin Badgers in Madison
The 7-3 Golden Gopher football team will travel to Camp Randall Stadium in Madison to take on the Wisconsin Badgers this Saturday. The Gopher Badger border battle Big Ten match-up always draws a lot of fans and the Gophers are looking to make an impression on the road to prove they are worthy for a top bowl game. Wisconsin Badgers Tickets start out at $49 each for the Gopher game so load up the car and head east for a big game.
Experiencing Gopher football outdoors at Camp Randall Stadium is an experience you won't forget!
Border Battle Rivalry Rally
The University of Minnesota has just announced that they athletic department is hosting a Border Battle Rival Rally the week before the Wisconsin game. It is Thursday, November th. @ 6:30 at the Gibson-Nagurski Indoor Football Complex. There will be free food and beverages as well as appearances by: Goldy Gopher, the U of M Pep Band and the Spirit Squads.
Don't forget that if you still need tickets for this Saturday's game, we have Golden Gophers Football Tickets for the game starting at $59/Ticket. You should make the trip to Madison and help Tim Brewster and the Gophers bring home the AXE!!!
Gophers Football Loses Little Brown Jug
The Gopher Football team lost to Michigan on Saturday afternoon at the Metrodome Minneapolis in front of a large 55,000 plus crowd. The Michigan team proved to be too powerful for the Gophers as the Gophers fell to their second loss in a row. Michigan tallied an impressive 432 yards compared to a meager 188 for the Golden Gophers.
Despite losing the little brown jug trophy to Michigan, the Gophers are still in good standing with a 7-3 record and Gopher football fans won't want to take their eyes of this tough Gopher team.
Gopher Football Team Loses Homecoming Match-up
The Gopher Football team lost a heartbreaker at the Metrodome on Saturday, losing their homecoming contest 24-17 to the Northwestern Wildcats. The game was hard fought, but the Gophers let it slip through their fingers in the last seconds of play. Northwestern corralled a tipped Adam Weber pass and returned it to their end zone for the winning points with mere seconds on the game clock. Over 54,000 college football fans witnessed the game live at the Hubert H Humphrey Metrodome and they all got their money's worth! It was the biggest Gopher crowd of the season and you can bet the fans will continue to show-up to support this exciting team.
The Golden Gopher Football team will play the Michigan Wolverines on Saturday November 8th in the battle of the Little Brown Jug. Minnesota Gophers Tickets start at $45 per ticket and you can bet they will sell fast!
Gopher Football Ticket Demand
The Gopher football team won their Big Ten match-up in Purdue on Saturday, beating the Boilermakers 17-6 in a tough defensive battle. The Gopher victory improves the Gopher team record to 7-1 and has Gopher fans all across the state clamoring for Gopher football tickets.
But don't worry Gopher fans! Gopher Football Tickets still has great ticket choices for this Saturday's Gophers vs. Northwestern Wildcats match-up at the Hubert H Humphrey Metrodome. The game kicks off at 11am and is sure to be well represented be fans in maroon and gold. Great lower level tickets now start out at $74 EACH. Don't pass up the opportunity to see these record breaking Gophers live - there is NO SUBSTITUTE for a live game at the Dome.
See ya there!
Ticket Buying Hint:
Gopher Football Ticket Buying Hint
If you are thinking about going to the Gophers Football homecoming game against Northwestern on Saturday November 1st, buy Gophers Football Tickets now! If the Gophers win against Purdue on Saturday, prices for the Gophers Wildcats homecoming match-up are sure to go up as demand will go up. Don't wait! Great lower level tickets start at $64 each and will sell fast as Gopher Nation builds momentum.
Reminder: There are only 3 chances left to see your Golden Gopher football team at the Hubert H Humphrey Metrodome.
Gophers Bye Week Gets them Ranked, Ready to Face Purdue
The Golden Gopher Football team enjoyed their bye week for the 2008 Gopher season and didn't record a win or a loss this week, but thanks to some losses by other teams, the Gophers got news that they are now ranked in the top 25 in both the Associated Press and the USA Today polls. Way to go Gophers!
Next Saturdays game at Purdue will be a fun game to watch and the Gophers should be favored to win. Want to make the trip to West Lafayette, Indiana? Gopher Football Tickets.com has great Purdue Boilermaker tickets. Gophers Boilermaker tickets start out at $35 per ticket. Great price for a Big Ten game!
Gopher Football Wins in Illinois and is Bowl Bound
The Golden Gopher Football team beat the Fighting Illini in Illinois 27-20. The Gopher defense shined including 3 sacks from Willie VanDeSteeg alone and key turnovers to keep the team on top of their game all day long. The win improves the Gopher football record to 6-1 for the first time in 5 years. The win also qualifies the Gophers for a post season bowl berth.
Gopher Football spirit is alive and well, be sure to check out Gopher Football Tickets for updated game information and great prices on Gophers Football tickets including Gopher Bowl game tickets.
Date: October 11th 2008
Location: Memorial Stadium Illinois
Game Attendance: 62,870
Final Score: 27-20 WIN
Gopher Football Improves to 5-1
The Gopher Football team improved to 5-1 on the season after beating Indiana 16-7 in front of a riled up Metrodome crowd last Saturday. Gopher Eric Decker caught 13 passes for 190 yards, but the real story was the tough Gopher defense that forced key turnovers, sacks and stops that allowed the Gophers their first Big Ten victory under the direction of head coach Tim Brewster. The Gophers now play a couple of games on the road before returning to Minneapolis to host the Northwestern Wildcats on Saturday November 1st.
Date: October 4th 2008
Gophers Beat Florida Atlantic
The Gophers will finish their non-conference schedule 4-0 after beating Florida Atlantic Owls 37-3 at the Metrodome. It was a payback victory for the Gophers who lost to the Owls 39-42 last season. The Gopher defense was strong and the offense put points on the board as well. Quarterback Adam Weber finished the game completing 19 of 24 pass attempts for 235 yards and a touchdown. At 4-0, the Gopher Nation fan support is growing fast and Golden Gopher football fans will want to buy tickets to see this tough team live at the Hubert H Humphrey Metrodome!
Date: September 20th 2008
Gophers beat Montana State
If you weren't at the Metrodome Minneapolis on Saturday, you missed a great Gopher Montana State game! The Golden Gopher football team beat the Montana State Bobcats 35 to 23 and improved their season record to 3-0. Gopher Quarterback Adam Weber went 15 for 24 with 201 passing yards and two touchdowns of his own. Webers favorite receiver Eric Decker also had a strong day reigning in 9 passes for 157 yards. The Gopher offense wasn't the only side that shined. The Gopher defense provided key turnovers throughout the game including three interceptions that helped swing momentum back to the Gophers side.
If you missed the game, you won't want to miss the next home game on Saturday September 20th vs the Florida Atlantic Owls. Check out the Gophers Schedule for ticket details.
Date: September 13th 2008
Location: HHH Metrodome Minneapolis
Game Attendance: 43,929
Final Score: 35-23 WIN
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Gophers beat Bowling Green
The Minnesota Gopher football team remembered how painful last season's one point overtime loss to the Bowling Green Falcons was and the Gophers were determined not to let it happen again. The Gophers made quick work of the Falcons beating them 42 to 17. It was a close game until the fourth quarter when the Gophers showed fans that they were indeed tougher than last year and had more stamina to bring home a victory.
At halftime the Gophers held a 14-10 advantage, but made quick work of four second-half Falcon turnovers to run up the score. Gopher quarterback Adam Weber threw for three touchdowns and 233 yards completing 21-of-25 pass attempts. The Gophers improved to 2-0 on the season and are looking forward to returning home to play the Montana State Bobcats.
Date: September 6th 2008
Location: Bowling Green Ohio
Game Attendance: 23,184
Final Score: 42-17 WIN
Gopher Football wins season opener
The Gopher Football team beat the Northern Illinois Huskies at the Metrodome Minneapolis 31-27 on Saturday August 30th to win the first game of the 2008 Gopher season. The Gophers were excited to get out in front of their home crowd fans and show them that the team had what it takes to win games this year.
Gopher football tickets sold cheap before the game and fans that made the trip to the Dome were kept on the edge of their seats. The game was a sea-saw of scoring drives for the Gophers and the Huskies, but Gopher Duane Bennett became the hometown hero when he plunged in from the one-yard line with 22 seconds left to give the Minnesota Golden Gopher football team the lead and the victory.
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Date: August 30th 2008
Location: Metrodome Minneapolis
Gopher Game Attendance: 44,029
Final Score: 31-27 WIN
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Gopher Football Training Camp
Gopher football camp broke this week and the Gopher football team is looking better than ever. Gopher players are only allowed to wear their helmets during the first two practices, per NCAA rules so no real hitting has occurred, but the team looks fast and physically stronger than last year.
The Gophers will be donning shoulder pads Wednesday and Thursday and on Friday, the Gophers will be in full pads and in full-contact mode. Two-a-day practices being on Saturday and coach Tim Brewster will really get a chance to see how far physically this team has come. There will be plenty of competition for starting roles as well particularly on the lines.
Gophers Players Improving Strength - courtesy Gophers Blogger
Article courtesy Gopher Gal a Gophers Blogger http://goldengophers.blogspot.com/:
I read an interview with Gophers Football strength and conditioning Coach Mark Hill last week. Hill was positive about the Gopher players improvements in the strength and conditioning area. Many fans, like me, believe that after getting beat up last year on the field, the Gophers need to improve greatly in this area in order to win more games this season. A lot of the losses were close and in order to make close games go your way, you need to be stronger than the other team. Mark Hill was reluctant to name individual players that are making the biggest strides in strength and conditioning, but he did mention Gophers Jeff Tow-Arnett (who was a walk-on!), Eric Decker (one of my favorite Gophers this season!) and Eric Small (a ferocious defensive tackle!). It will be an interesting Gophers Football season for sure. See you at the dome!
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Former Gopher Ernie Wheelwright
Former Gopher football wide receiver Ernie Wheelwright signed a free-agent contract with the Baltimore Ravens this past spring and it looks like Wheelwright will have an opportunity to make an impact on the Ravens team. In fact, Baltimore is so impressed with Ernie Wheelwright that they did a feature story on him on their website. Check out the Ernie Wheelwright Baltimore Ravens story here.
Gophers Football fans will want to keep their eyes glued to the TV when the Minnesota Vikings travel to Baltimore for their second pre-season game on August 16th. You are sure to see former Gopher Ernie Wheelwright going long for a pass. Let's hope the Minnesota Vikings defense doesn't rough him up too much. Much success in your career Ernie, we loved seeing you play as a Golden Gopher!
Gopher Football Tickets
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Golden Gopher Football Roster
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Read about returning Gopher favorites like Adam Weber, Willie VanDeSteeg, Marcus Sherels, Eric Decker, Andy Brinkhaus and DJ Burris. You can also read about the newest faces on the Gopher team including freshman Gopher players Ryan Grant from Eden Prairie, Minnesota; 4-star prospect quarterback Marqueis Gray and speedster Eric Lair.
Gopher Football Roster
Gopher Football Tickets is in the process of updating the 2008 Gopher Football roster. Be sure to check back soon to check the status of all your favorite Gopher players! Go Gophers!
Gopher Football Uniforms
Most Gopher football fans already know that the 2008 Gopher football squad will be sporting a new look with brand new jerseys and pants. When the story was first released the Gophers modeled several pant jersey combinations for the media. Recently, the gophers created an online poll which asked fans, "Which combination of Gopher Football Uniforms do you like the best?"
Almost 40% of fans voted for a maroon jersey and gold pants. I guess Gopher football fans are true to the maroon and gold! The least popular Gopher uniform color combination? White jersey, gold pants. They may be the golden gophers, but we still like our maroon! I can't wait to see the Gopher team take the Metrodome field for the last time this year. Buy your Gopher football tickets now!
TCF Bank Seat Selection Plan Announced
The University of Minnesota announced its plan for allocating seats to season ticket holders in the new TCF Bank stadium. The Gophers will use a point system that is based upon financial support, loyalty to the program and connection to the University of Minnesota. Current Gopher football season ticket holders will receive their point balance in the next few weeks and will have the option to make financial donations to increase their points until the end of the year.
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Gopher Season Opener Determined
The Golden Gopher football team will kick-off against Northern Illinois in the 2008-09 Gopher Football Season opener at 6:00pm on Saturday August 30th at the Hubert H Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The Gopher Illinois game will be broadcast by the Big Ten Network. If you are like many Comcast Cable subscribers in the area, you will be unable to see the game on TV so buy Gopher Northern Illinois tickets (starting at $29 each) today and see the game live! It will be the last time the Golden Gopher Football team will open a season at the Metrodome. Join the crowd and be a part of Gopher history!
Gopher Football Captains
Gopher Football coach Tim Brewster announced the team elected Gopher football captains for the 2008 Gopher football season. The new Gopher captains are:
Congratulations! Gopher Nation looks forward to your leadership in 2008!
Gopher Players go to the NFL
After a successful NFL draft weekend and a frenzy of NFL free agent signings, the University of Minnesota is boasting a total of four new NFL players from last years class. Safety Dominique Barber was a sixth-round draft choice of the Houston Texans on Sunday and the following day Linebacker Mike Sherels signed with the Minnesota Vikings, fullback Justin Valentine signed with the New York Jets and wide receiver Ernie Wheelwright signed with the Baltimore Ravens. The Minnesota Gophers now have a total of 19 players on current NFL rosters.
Gopher Football Tickets will be moving those four player profiles to the Past Players section this week. Best of luck in the NFL, make your Minnesota Gophers fans proud
Gopher Spring Game 14-0, Gopher Defense Shines
The Golden Gophers Spring Game last Friday night was a great success. The Gophers played 15 minute running time quarters and had a 15 minute halftime. Gophers quarterback Adam Weber led the maroon squad to a 14-0 victory at the HHH Metrodome. Weber finished 10 of 14 for 65 yards with one passing touchdown and a rushing touchdown, but the real story was the strength of the Gopher defense. The Gopher defense(s) created a couple of key turnovers and stops to keep the score low. There will be a bunch of seniors on the Gopher defense next year and Gopher fans can expect a tough defensive line. Buy your Gopher Football Tickets now!
Gopher Football Spring Game
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Gopher Football Practice Outdoors
The Gopher Football team practiced outside yesterday thanks to the beautiful sunny skies and 60 degree Minnesota temperature. The Gopher team is in the midst of its spring workouts and enjoyed a very physical outdoor practice including many tackling and goal line drills.
"It was exciting to be outside today," said Gopher head coach Tim Brewster.
I am sure it was coach Brewster! I bet those Gopher football players couldn't help but think ahead to next season when they will play all of their games outside in the TCF Bank Stadium! Go Gophers!
Gophers Build new Stadium but don't Forget about this Season at the Metrodome
The first brick of the Golden Gophers TCF Bank Stadium was put into place on Monday, but Gopher fans must not forget that this seasons Gopher bricks are already in place. The Gopher Football team has been practicing hard including a stronger defensive line and a no huddle offense. All of the extra practice is sure to pay off in August when the Gophers return to Metrodome Minneapolis for their final season in the infamous white domed structure. Buy Gopher Tickets today!
Gophers Spring Practices
The Gopher football team spring practices are well under way and Gopher coaches have plenty to be happy about. Coach Tim Brewster is quoted as saying he is pleased with the spirit and tempo of the team. The first practices were intense drilling for several hours wearing helmets and shorts, but by practice number 4, the Gophers were suiting up with pads as well. The Gophers frequently end the sessions with a 20 minute 11-on-11 scrimmage at their University of Minnesota indoor practice facility in the Gibson-Nagurski football complex. The Gopher team is working hard and there is plenty of Gopher football talent emerging! Let's go Gophers!
Gopher Football Training
The Gopher football team spring workouts will begin next Thursday, March 27th. The opening day workout session is the first in a series of 15 workouts for the 43 returning letter winners. The Gophers will practice primarily on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. All practices are closed to the public, but you can pre-order your gopher football tickets to see your Golden Gopher football team live now! Go Gophers!
Gopher Football Tickets
You can now order Gopher Football Tickets from www.gopherfootballtickets.com for the 2008 Gopher Football Season. Log-on now to the Gopher Schedule and buy tickets early. This is the last year the Gophers will play at the HHH Metrodome and the top games are sure to sell out quickly.
Gophers hire Director Football Operations Dan O'Brien
As goperfootballtickets.com mentioned on February 26th, the Gopher football organization was actively looking to hire a director of football operations and high school relations from the state of Minnesota. The gopher football team announced that they have hired Dan O'Brien, Hamline University director of athletics to the position.
Dan O'Brien has served as Hamline's director of athletics since June of 2002 and is a lifelong Minnesotan, which is what coach Tim Brewster was looking for. Many Gopher football fans thought Brewster would hire one of the top Minnesota high school football coaches, but instead Brewster chose O'Brien for the position.
Brewster said, "Dan is a lifelong Minnesotan with tremendous coaching ties to the region both as a high school and a college coach and with his experience as a college administrator I am extremely excited by what he brings to both aspects of this position." O'Brien will officially join the University of Minnesota Football Staff on April 1st, 2008.
Welcome to the University of Minnesota Gophers, Dan O'Brien, Welcome!
Gopher Football Team Spring Game
Save the Date: The Gopher football team will play their spring football game on April 25th at the Hubert H Humphrey Metrodome. The annual scrimmage game will be dubbed "Friday Night Lights" and will feature an evening of pep rallies and a first glance to see your University of Minnesota Golden Gophers in full action.
Gophers hire Defensive Coordinator
Gopher head coach Tim Brewster had several criteria when looking for a new Gopher defensive coordinator. Brewster was looking for a great teacher, a great coach and a great recruiter. Coach Brewster believes he has found those qualities in former Duke head coach, Ted Roof. The Golden Gopher football team announced that Ted Roof was selected as Minnesota's defensive coordinator for the 2008 Gopher Football season. The Gophers had one of the worst defenses in college football last year so Roof has his work cut out for him! Go Gophers!
Gophers looking to promote from within
There are rumors that Tim Brewster and crew are looking to fill the vacant director of football operations position with a Minnesota high school coach. The move would fit Brewsters vision of recruiting in state and building a Gopher Nation for the entire state of Minnesota, not just the Minneapolis campus. It would be interesting to see if Eden Prairie Head Coach Mike Grant would consider a position with the Gophers. He has always denied any chance of him leaving the Eagles, but if the right opportunity presented itself at the right time, this Gopher fan thinks he could be swayed and don't forget Ryan Grant, Mike's son, will be playing for the Gophers in 2008.
Gopher Football fans should expect a few new faces on the sidelines this year and not just with the Gopher players!
Gopher Coaching Staff Change
The Minnesota Gophers announced that defensive coordinator Everett Withers has accepted a position at the University of North Carolina for the 2008 season. Head Gopher football coach Tim Brewster said a search will begin immediately for Withers replacement. Opening day for Gopher Football 2008 is August 30th!
Gopher Football Ticket Schedule out soon
The Gopher football schedule is in the rough stages as opponents are being identified and dates are being set, but no times are in place. So far the Gophers are scheduled to open the 2008 Gopher football season at the HHH Metrodome on Saturday August 30th vs. a Mid-American Conference opponent yet to be determined. The Gophers also have the following Saturdays reserved with the Metrodome:
Sept 13 vs. Montana State
Sept 20 vs. Florida Atlantic
Oct 4 vs. Indiana
Nov 1 vs. Northwestern
Nov 8 vs. Michigan
Nov 22 vs. Iowa
Check back to gopherfootbaltickets.com for the latest Gopher football schedule and Gopher football ticket information. Gopher fans will want to make plans early for the hottest games!
Gophers Recruit a top 20 National class
Yesterday was national signing day for college football and Minnesota Gopher head coach Tim Brewster lived up to his reputation as a top-notch recruiter by landing a top-20 national class that is heavy on help for the Gopher defense. 20 members of the incoming 31 Gopher recruit class, including all seven junior college transfers, will play defense.
One of Tim Brewsters biggest accomplishments was landing Champlin Park's Sam Maresh. The local Minnesota boy could have went to any college in the nation, but he signed his letter with the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers. "Sam Maresh is the guy we identified as the No. 1 most important football player to this program in this recruiting class," coach Tim Brewster said. Many Gopher fans will be excited to watch Maresh strut his stuff and be a part of Gopher Nation. Maresh will most likely be the starting middle linebacker for the Golden Gophers and will be the new face of this Minnesota defense.
Saturday August 30th isn't that far away. Go Gophers!
TCF Bank Stadium Construction
The steel for the Gopher football stadium began arriving this week. The foundation work in near complete and it is time to start building up. The 8,800 tons of steel will be used to shape the upper bowl, suites and press box and support the huge state-of-the art scoreboard that will be the fifth largest of any venue in the country and the second biggest in all of college football. I can't wait to see the stadium start to take shape!
Coach Brewster Sighting
Tim Brewster recruiting class rivals Tubby Smith's
Tim Brewster is shaping up a great football recruiting class for 2008. Much like Tubby Smith over in the Gopher basketball program, the Gophers football team wants to be good in two to three years, and not just six win good, but eight, nine win good and a chance to go to the Rose Bowl good.
The latest addition to the 2008 commits is running back DeLeon Eskridge of San Mateo Serra High School in California. Adding players at the gamebreaker positions is certainly one of the most important things coach Brewster can do. Let's stock up at running back again! Thanks Marion Barber III and Laurence Maroney.
TCF Bank Stadium
I was at Mariucci Arena last Friday to watch the Gophers Hockey team take on St Cloud State so I had the opportunity to see first hand the construction of the new Gopher Football Stadium, TCF Bank Stadium. The football stadium is literally across the street from Mariucci Arena and although right now it just looks like a giant field of dirt, the TCF Bank Stadium will open in the Fall 2009. It will be first new Big Ten Stadium since Penn State opened Beaver Stadium in 1960. TCF Bank Stadium will hold 50,000 cheering Gopher Football fans and you can bet I will be there on opening day! Go Gophers!
Gophers Land Big Recruit!
Four star quarterback Marqueis Gray is the newest addition to the Minnesota Gophers football team. He visited Minnesota in late September, but did not announce his decision to play for the Gopher football team until January of 2008 at the US Army All American Game. Marqueis Gray will graduate from Indianapolis's Ben Davis high school this year.
Marqueis Gray stats: Completed 73-of-140 passes for 1,113 yards and 12 touchdowns as a junior while also rushing for 603 yards and seven touchdowns on 127 carries.
I can't wait to see Marqueis Gray running the Gopher Football offense in a couple of years when they move to the new on campus stadium. This is the kind of "blue chip" recruit that can cause huge demand for Gopher Football Tickets!
Willie VanDeSteeg Arrested in off campus dispute
Gopher Junior Defensive end Willie VanDeSteeg was charged with two counts of fifth-degree assault after a squabble outside a bar in Biscay, Minnesota. The University of Minnesota is holding off on any official comments until after Tim Brewster can review all the facts in the case. VanDeSteeg, 22, of Silver Lake, Minnesota, and Eric Stiles of Glencoe, Minnesota, allegedly caused "visible physical injuries" to two men during a fight at about 1:10 a.m. Sunday December 30th. I am sure this is not the way Willie VanDeSteeg would have liked to start the New Year. It will be interesting to see Coach Brewsters response and if the altercation will have any affect on VanDeSteegs' Gopher career.
Matt Carufel will transfer to Minnesota
Gopher football coach Tim Brewster announced the addition of Notre Dame transfer Matt Carufel who signed a grant-in-aid agreement with the Gophers. Carufel is originally from Forest Lake, Minnesota and played high school football at Cretin-Derham Hall in Saint Paul. He was rated as the Number 6 offensive tackle prospect in the nation and the Number 1 player in the state of Minnesota in the class of 2006 by Rivals.com.
Matt Carufel considered offers from Notre Dame, Florida, Iowa, Miami (Fla.) and Minnesota as a prep, but ended up signing with the Fighting Irish where he has spent the better part of the last two seasons in the offensive line rotation. Carufel selected Minnesota over Iowa after deciding to transfer. He will sit out the 2008 season under NCAA transfer guidelines, but will participate in the Gophers' 2008 spring drills, which begin in late March.
Recruit, Recruit, Recruit
Gopher Football coach Tim Brewster needs to recruit, recruit and recruit if he has any hopes of turning the Gopher football team around in the near future. Brewster definitely will have his work cut out for him, but has already made progress selling top players on the University of Minnesota program. I am sure his top selling point is that the kids will have the opportunity to make a big impact right away. No high school student wants to ride the bench if they can start on a Big Ten college football team.
TCF Bank Stadium?
Just when I got used to calling the new Minnesota Golden Gopher Football Stadium "TCF Bank Stadium," there is a chance that the name will change. There is speculation that TCF Bank will be purchased by Montreal Bank. If this takes place, it will be interesting to see what the new name of the Gopher Football Stadium will be. All I know is that it would be very difficult for me to go to a Gophers game at a stadium named "Montreal Bank."
Gopher players heading to Hawaii
The Golden Gopher mens football team may not be heading to a bowl game this year, but Minnesota Gopher football seniors Dominique Barber, Amir Pinnix and Ernie Wheelwright have been selected to play in the 2008 Hula Bowl all-star game. Recognized for their individual strengths, the three will be heading to Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii to play on January 12, 2008. Congrats Gophers seniors, make us Gopher football fans proud.
The Sporting News honors 3 Gopher Freshman
Minnesota quarterback Adam Weber, running back Duane Bennett and guard D.J. Burris were honored by The Sporting News today as the magazine announced its 2007 Freshman All-Big Ten Team. Minnesota's three offensive selections were the most of any team in the Big Ten and were led by Weber, who set school single-season records for passing yards (2,895), completions (258), touchdown passes (24) and total offense (3,512) during the 2007 season.
Gophers end season with 1-11 record
Tim Brewster knows there's no way to hide from the fact that his first year as the Gopher Football head coach will be known in the Gophers' record books as the worst season in wins and losses in program history.
His 1-11 record stands alone. Brewster's 2007 team replaces Joe Salem's 1-10 team in 1983 as the Gophers team with the most losses. The Gophers also went winless (0-8) in the Big Ten for the first time since 1983.
Year 1 under Tim Brewster seems like a huge disappointment, especially considering how high he raised expectations after taking over for Glen Mason in January. Brewster's future now will take shape on national signing day in February with possibly one of the best recruiting classes Minnesota has ever had.
Minnesota Gophers lose axe to Wisconsin Badgers
The Golden Gopher Football Team lost its final game of the season 41-34 to the Wisconsin Badgers in front of nearly 60,000 fans at the Metrodome. Wisconsin got on the board first with a 29-yard field goal, but the Gophers retaliated and went into the locker room up 13-10 at halftime. The Badgers showed their true athleticism in the second half and stomped out the Golden Gophers hopes of winning.
Gopher Freshman quarterback Adam Weber, completed 21 of 37 pass attempts for 352 yards with three touchdowns and two interceptions. The final interception took the wind out of the sails for the Gopher team. Weber finished the season with a Gopher single-season record for touchdown passes (24) and passing yards (2,895).
This Gopher Fan is looking forward to next years Gopher Football season!
Badgers vs. Gophers this Saturday!
Get ready Gopher fans, the Wisconsin Badgers are coming to town! The 117th meeting between Minnesota and Wisconsin is on Saturday, November 17, at the Metrodome with kick-off at 2:30 pm. The game will be televised nationally by the Big Ten Network, but if you are like me and have Comcast, you will have to be at the game to see the battle for Paul Bunyans Axe.
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Gopher vs. Wisconsin Game
One of the best border battles in the nation could be live on ESPN this month. The Minnesota Athletics Department received word from the Big Ten Conference Monday that ESPN could televise the Wisconsin at Minnesota game on November 17th. ESPN has elected to exercise one of its six-day options to determine which game it will televise at 11 a.m. (CST) on Saturday, Nov. 17. It is between Wisconsin at Minnesota or Northwestern at Illinois or Purdue at Indiana.
By being placed on the league's six-day ready list, Minnesota athletics officials will not be able to announce the kickoff time for the Wisconsin game until Sunday, November 11th. The time will either be 11 a.m. with ESPN or 2:30p.m. for the Big Ten Network.
The battle for Paul Bunyan's Axe is heating up and Gopher fans will want to buy tickets early to get the best seats! Plan for the game to be at 11 a.m. and if it's not, just add some extra tailgating hours to your Gopher football day!
Gophers face Iowa on the road
Minnesota travels to Iowa City, Iowa to take on the Iowa Hawkeyes at Kinnick stadium this Saturday, November 11th. This will be the Gophers' final road game of the season.
The Gophers and Hawkeyes will be battling for the Floyd of Rosedale bronze pig trophy. In addition to the trophy, the Hawkeyes are looking for their sixth win required to be bowl eligible and the Gophers are looking to upset the Hawkeye momentum and put a second "W" on the Gopher board. It will be the 101st meeting all time between the two border teams.
The history of the Gopher Hawkeye rivalry and the pig can be found on here.
Gopher Football loses at Metrodome again
The Minnesota Golden Gopher Football team dropped its Homecoming game to Illinois by a score of 44-17 on Saturday evening at the HHH Metrodome. The Gophers fall to 1-9 overall and 0-6 in Big Ten play. The game started off on a sour note as Adam Weber dropped back to pass, looking for Ernie Wheelwright on the left sideline but Illinois Vontae Davis defended the play perfectly and came up with the interception. Illinois built a 34-10 halftime lead and never even gave the Gophers a chance. The good news for Gopher Football fans? The season is almost over.
Gopher Illinois Homecoming Game
This weekends Gopher Illinois game is BIG for so many reasons. For starters, it's homecoming and every football fan or college student knows how important the homecoming football game is. Second, the Gophers really need a win. With a pathetic 1-8 record, the Gopher football team needs a win now more than ever. Third, Illinois is Coach Tim Brewsters' alma mater. Anyone who thinks this game doesn't have extra meaning for him is crazy. That trifecta of reasons could be enough to push the Gophers to a victory.
This years University of Minnesota homecoming theme is "Golden Oldies" - let's hope the Gophers can step up and play like the old time gridiron Gophers.
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Gophers lose to Michigan on the road
The University of Minnesota football team suffered another loss on Saturday to No. 19 Michigan. The road game started well for the Gophers as they jumped to a 10-0 lead thanks to a field goal and a 41-yard fumble returned for a touchdown by Dom Barber. The game went downhill after that as the Gopher offense looked weak and the defense petered out giving up 34 unanswered points. The final score Gophers 10, Michigan 34. Michigan claimed "the Little Brown Jug" for the second year in a row.
Minnesota will be back in action when the Gophers face Illinois on Saturday, November 3 at 7 p.m. at the Metrodome. That game will be broadcast on the Big Ten Network. If you don't have the Network, be sure you buy your Gophers tickets from GopherFootballTickets.com !
Season Almost Over
It is becoming increasingly difficult to be a fan of my beloved Minnesota Golden Gopher Football team. Just when I thought things couldn't get any worse, the Gophers lost to North Dakota State at the dome yesterday. The good news is that the season is almost over and there are only two more Gopher Football home games remaining on the schedule. Both games are against solid Big Ten teams that have something to play for. I just hope that my favorite college football team canput on their "Big Girl" underpants and play the role of spoiler when they line up against Illinois and Wisconsin.
You can't watch the games on TV so you should grab some Gopher Football Tickets and head down to the HHH Metrodome for some college football action this fall. Maybe Tim Brewster and the boys will turn it around.
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Gopher QB Adam Weber Top Freshman
Golden Gophers quarterback Adam Weber is the top freshman in the Big Ten Conference at midseason, according to collegefootballnews.com.
The site also predicts a Gopher win over North Dakota State this Saturday October 20th at the HHH Metrodome. Buy tickets now from GopherFootballTickets.com - there are still great Gopher North Dakota tickets available!
Gophers vs. North Dakota State
The next Gopher home game is a big border match-up between the Golden Gophers and the North Dakota State Bison on Saturday October 11th at 11am. The game was big last year and it will be even bigger this year as North Dakota has not lost a game since last years 10-9 loss to the Gophers. It's MEA week and plenty of North Dakota Fans will be traveling down to see the Bison take on the Golden Gophers. If you want to see a great game live at the Metrodome, buy your Gophers Tickets today because this game is selling fast.
Gophers Lose to Indiana, Look to the Wildcats for a Win
The Golden Gopher Football team lost big to Indiana 20-40. The loss puts the Gophers at a depressing 1-5 record. Adam Weber threw for 275 yards and a touchdown and ran for another to lead Minnesota's offensive effort. However, his two interceptions proved costly and led to two Hoosier touchdowns. The Indiana Hoosier offense was just two much for the Gopher defense who gave up 228 yards rushing and 235 yards passing.
The Golden Gophers travel to Evanston, Illinois to face the Northwestern Wildcats (3-3) Saturday. It will be the first meeting between the Gophers and Wildcats in three years. Northwestern is a solid team, but the Gophers have a chance if they can control turnovers and stop the Wildcat run.
Gophers Lose to Purdue, Look ahead to Ohio
The Minnesota Golden Gophers football team lost another tough battle at the Metrodome on Saturday. Falling 31 to 45 to the Purdue Boilermakers was a real morale killer for Gopher football fans. It was coach Brewster's first look at Big Ten competition and it just didn't look like the team was ready in the first half. Whatever was said in the locker room at halftime definitely put spark in their souls because the Gophers came out with a vengeance scoring on four consecutive possessions, but it wasn't enough.
This Gopher team has the potential to make big plays and put up big points, but they have to stop letting their opponents gets such a big lead. Next up for the Gophers is another Saturday night game vs. Ohio State at the Metrodome.
There are Gopher Ohio State tickets out there for under face value. Ohio State is ranked 8th in the nation and should put on a good show at the Dome. It's a big sports weekend for the Twin Cities with the Gopher game Saturday night, the Vikings vs. Packers game on Sunday afternoon and then the Minnesota Wild finish up their pre-season Sunday night.
Don't Miss Gophers vs. Boilermakers
I have a little advice for all of you Minnesota Golden Gopher Football Fans that are still feeling sorry for yourself about the Gophers losing last Saturday to Florida Atlantic, it is time to get over it! The bad news is that the Gophers lost to a college football team that no one had ever heard of. The good news is that the play the Purdue Boilermakers this Saturday at the Metrodome in Minneapolis. The Minnesota Golden Gophers have not had a problem scoring but instead a problem stopping the opposition from scoring. I am sure that fact has the high octane Purdue Boilermakers Offense drooling. If you like to watch two college football teams march up and down the field and combine for over a 100 points in a game, this saturday's game is a must see! Who knows, maybe this game will be the start of a long Big 10 winning streak that will culminate in a trip to the Rose Bowl!
Gophers Lose on the Road
The Minnesota Gophers fell 42-39 at Florida Atlantic last Saturday despite freshman quarterback Adam Weber passing for 335 yards and four touchdowns. Turnovers were costly and plentiful. Weber gave up four interceptions and the Gophers also lost three fumbles, including one by Amir Pinnix on 1st-and-goal at the Florida Atlantic 1-yard-line late in the first half. The Gopher defense couldn't stop the Florida Atlantic Owls and 42 points was just too much for the offense to overcome. Next up for the Gophers is their Big 10 opener vs. Purdue Boilermakers on Saturday.
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Coach Tim Brewster pulled off his first Golden Gopher football victory last Saturday at the HHH Metrodome. The Gophers managed to cage the Miami Ohio Redhawks after three overtimes. The final score was 41-35 and the Gophers couldn't have been happier they escaped the roller coaster ride of a game with a victory. After a battle of failing kickers, Gopher cornerback Jamal Harris made his second interception of the game during the third overtime battle ending the RedHawks' drive. Amir Pinnix then made the final touchdown to win the game for the Golden Gopher football team.
Amir Pinnix finished the game with 126 yards on 28 carries, his fifth consecutive game with over 100 yards. Gopher Quarterback Adam Weber threw for 271 yards on 26-for-40 passing with four touchdowns. Weber also rushed for 97 yards and a score and recorded the 13th-best total offense performance in school history. His Saturday performance earned him the title Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the Week.
The win added some spirit to the growing Gopher football fan base and if the Gophers can put on a good show on the road in Florida this Saturday, I expect the evening game against Purdue on September 22nd to have a big crowd. Buy your Gopher Football Tickets today!
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Gophers Lose, Look Ahead for Victory
The University of Minnesota Golden Gopher football team just couldn't stop Bowling Green last Saturday as they fell to a 32-31 loss in overtime. Bowling Green won on a risky two point conversion attempt that they made look like a walk in the park. The Metrodome was filled with nearly 50,000 screaming Gopher football fans. It was a sea of maroon and gold and it was great to feel the excitement at kick-off. Head Coach Tim Brewster hopes Gophers fans appreciate the effort that the Gopher football team put out and will continue to support the team.
It took Brewster a little more than seven months to generate excitement and support for a new era of University of Minnesota football, but the Gophers may have wiped it all away in the loss Saturday night. At half-time there were boos as the Gopher team entered the locker room down 21 to 0. Brewster challenged his team to play better in the second half and they did, but they still came up short. There is no doubt that there will be less excitement this Saturday at the Metrodome when the Gophers take on Miami (Ohio) at 11 am. I will be at the game in my bright yellow Gopher Spirit t-shirt cheering my Gopher Football team to its first Gopher Nation victory. Join me and buy your Gopher Football tickets today!
Golden Gopher Mania Hits Metrodome
I just drove downtown Minneapolis and circled the Metrodome. I was super fired up to see that there were already Minnesota Golden Gopher Football fans tailgating at the Metrodome. It is obvious to me that the arrival of Tim Brewster has reinvigorated the Gophers Nation. It actually felt like a college football atmosphere outside the HHH Metrodome. I can't wait for the opening game at TCF Bank Stadium. I can practically smell the brats and beer now. GO GOPHERS!!!
Weber beats out Mortensen for QB job
It's official, Adam Weber has been named the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers football team's starting quarterback, announced head coach Tim Brewster announced it Tuesday at a U of M press conference. Many thought the quarterback competition between Weber, a redshirt freshman and junior Tony Mortensen would go down to the wire, and it was Weber who gained Brewster's favor before Saturday's season opener against the Bowling Green Falcons. Weber is a more natural and elusive runner than Mortensen. The Gophers new spread offense favors Weber's running style, which most likely impacted Brewster's decision greatly.
Gopher Opening Kickoff
Kickoff for the 2007 Gopher Football season is just a few days away. The Golden Gophers have been practicing hard and are ready to take on the Bowling Green Falcons at the HHH Metrodome on Saturday September 1st at 7pm.
Bowling Green is coming off a 4-8 season, their first losing season in six years, but they are bringing brand new offensive and defensive coordinators to the Dome. This year the Falcons are a bit more experienced as last year they played the third most truest freshman in the country. They are still a young team, though, and the Gophers are ready to "bowl" them over. Last, year Bowling Green lost to both f the Big 10 teams they played (Ohio State and Wisconsin), but the Gophers lost to both of those teams as well.
The first game of the season is always an exciting one for Gopher fans, but this year should prove to be even more eventful with a new head coach at the helm and a motivated Gopher football team. September 1st is not a day to sit on the coach, buy Gopher Football Tickets and head down to the Dome to cheer on your University of Minnesota Golden Gophers! There are awesome seats available for less than $25 per ticket so don't delay, buy Gopher Football Tickets today!
Gophers Workouts up to Brewster’s Standards
With less than two weeks to go to the Minnesota Golden Gophers football team's season-opening matchup against Bowling Green, head coach Tim Brewster is confident his football team is on track in terms of preparation according to gophersports.com. Usually, coaches will feign that the team is inadequate in preparation before the season starts to get them even more ramped up. Who knows if Brewster is doing this to his team right now, regardless, his players can read about themselves and know that Brewster is complimenting their level of intensity.
Brewster continues to praise the speed of the defense, saying they have been "flying around" in workouts. He has also complimented the shape his team is getting in, saying they are in better shape every day. On another note, senior wide receiver Ernie Wheelwright continues to play well in camp. After a stellar scrimmage on Sunday, Wheelwright made a superb sideline catch Monday. Gopher fans will definitely want to keep an eye on this great receiver!
Gopher Football Class Breakdown
The 2007 Golden Gopher Football Team is composed of a pretty even mix of upper and lower classmen. By having a good mix of experience and youthful jubilance the University of Minnesota Golden Gopher Football team is ensuring an exciting season for Gopher football fans. Coach Tim Brewster has carefully selected many of the incoming freshman and he has been diligently working with the upper classman to get them ready for opening day. The new Gopher football squad will be a welcomed sight in the Metrodome on September 1st. Buy Gopher Tickets now to see all of your favorite Gopher players live! Don't just read about Gopher Nation, be a part of it!
Wheelwright will be counted on
One of the biggest hopes this year’s Minnesota Golden Gophers football team has is positive production from its senior wide receiver, Ernie Wheelwright. Wheelwright’s name has been bounced around on the Gophers team for years: he is a proto-typical receiver who has always had the make-up to put up huge numbers. But his junior year production was strangely low, as he dropped some balls and the coaching staff lost confidence in him. Wheelwright finished his junior campaign with only 26 catches for 437 yards and five touchdowns, but he hopes to make his senior year more memorable under new head coach Tim Brewster.
As Wheelwright is a senior this year, Brewster is going to try and tap out the max potential of the wide out. Brewster has been trying to correct mistakes Wheelwright has made in practice, riding the senior like a freshman. It’s possibly the only way Brewster can ensure Wheelwright doesn’t coast or become complacent during his senior year. Wheelwright wears number one for a jersey, and the Gophers want him to be their number one playmaker.
Preseason Camp Kicks Off
The Minnesota Golden Gophers football team opened preseason camp on Monday with optimism and vigor, away from all the distractions of the Twin Cites. Head coach Tim Brewster moved his squad to St. Johns for opening week of camp, and the players were able to meet John Gagliardi, the winningest coach in college football history. The highlights of the camp as reported by Chip Scoggins of the Star Tribune includes 98 percent of the team passing the conditioning test, which consists of four 400-meter runs with three-minute breaks in between. Brewster also was excited about his defense, true freshman kick returner Harold Howell and some new offensive trick plays that the Gophers may put to use at some point this season. Get Gophers football tickets to see what Brewster has in the new Gopher playbook.
Gopher Legend Inducted to Hall
Carl Eller's name has been dropped around football hall-of-fame circles in the past few years. He joined the pro football Hall of Fame in 2004, and his name has now finally been enshrined in the college Football Hall of Fame in South Bend, Indiana. Eller, a former Minnesota Golden Gopher lineman, was one of 20 players and coaches who joined the Hall recently. The list includes Emmit Smith, Bruce Smith and Charlie Ward, the latter who never actually had a pro football career. Eller had to wait a little longer than players like Emmit and Bruce Smith, who are both a generation younger, but Eller said that being older helps him appreciate the award more. Look for a special Carl Eller presentation to take place at one of the Gopher Home games at the HHH Metrodome. Buy your Gopher Football Tickets now!
Brewster a hit in Brewster, Minnesota
The Brew Crew is expanding ever larger, but sometimes it doesn't hurt to do a little preaching to the choir. Minnesota Gopher head football coach Tim Brewster headed up to the town of Brewster, Minnesota to be part of the Brewster Fun Days Parade last weekend. He was officially a "honorary member" of the parade and also did some speaking at the parade. Undoubtedly, it was all a ploy to help spread Gopher nation. Brewster was familiar with the people of Brewster, Minnesota - he was recently there on a coaches caravan.
Gophers to Get Away for Opening of Camp
Minnesota Gophers football is attempting to keep the winning mindset in motion by opening their fall camp at St. John's University in Collegeville, Minnesota. The Gophers football team will leave on August 5 and begin camp on August 6, with their first practice scheduled for 4:30 p.m.
St. John's University is home to the most winning coach in college football history in John Gagliardi. The Gophers hope to draw inspiration for the upcoming season from the campus and from practicing on the field where a legend like Gagliardi still resides. The Gophers will practice for a week at 4:30-6:30 p.m. before holding a final morning practice on August 11 and returning to the Twin Cities. Collegeville is located about two hours north of the Twin Cities, providing the Gophers players and staff a nice get away from urban campus life.
New Stadium Breaks Ground
The Gophers TCF Bank Stadium construction project officially kicks off today. Gophers head football coach Tim Brewster will be rolling out the construction equipment as Minneapolis based MA Mortenson Company is set to get started on the school's new football stadium. Mortenson is a regular builder of sports facilities in Minnesota, including the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul and Target Center in Minneapolis. Minnesotans have come to expect great things from the builder and the Gopher football stadium will be one of the greatest.
The University of Minnesota's TCF Bank Stadium is expected to cost $288.5 million and be open for Gopher football play in 2009. The new stadium will be built across the street from Williams Arena and the open end will frame views of the Gopher basketball venue with the downtown Minneapolis skyline in the background. The Gopher football stadium will originally seat 50,000 screaming maroon and gold fans, but will have room to expand to as many as 80,000 seats. Gopher Football Tickets .com will be your best source for University of Minnesota Golden Gopher Football Tickets at TCF Bank Stadium!
New Gopher Football Stadium
With the start of Gopher Football not that far away and recruiting an ongoing quest, you have to wonder if head coach Tim Brewster is really pumping up his new recruits with the fact that they will be able to open up TCF Bank Stadium. Scheduled to open in the Fall of 2009, the new Gopher Football Stadium looks to be top notch. The drawings of the stadium are fantastic and architects describe the facility as a "traditional, collegiate architecture with modern stadium amenities." The new TCF Bank stadium will be a split bowl design wrapped in a brick facade with arched portals reminiscent of the old Memorial Stadium. With a new ON-CAMPUS stadium on the horizon, I am sure the University of Minnesota is looking forward to Tim Brewster bringing Gopher football to a whole new level in the years to come. Go Gophers!
Brewster Camps Attract Youngsters to Gophers
The Minnesota Golden Gophers football team wants to secure a solid future for the team, so head coach Tim Brewster is working his tail off this summer on camps for youth. Players in his camps range from second to twelfth grade. Part of the idea of Brewster's camps is to attract young Minnesotans to the Gophers football program, but he Brewster also wants young kids to just get better at football.
Brewster has to be careful, however, because Mike Max of WCCO reported one kid at the camp bet Brewster $5 that he would still be a Wisconsin Badger fan by the end of the camp. Some of the kids in the camp might be receiving special football training only to take their gained skill elsewhere, worst of all over the border! But Brewster makes sure he interacts with the players, making himself visible on the field by encouraging them and being personable. These efforts will certainly help the Gophers maintain a lot of in-state talent for years to come.
Gophers vs. Badgers Match-Up
The Minnesota Gophers have their season schedule set, and the border-battle matchup between the Gophers and the Wisconsin Badgers is set as the last game of regular season on November 17. Tim Brewster and his Gophers team will already have showed their mettle at this point in the season, and they hope that the game will mean something at the end of the season. Regardless if the game plays into the Associated Press rankings or bowl bids, it will still be a battle for Paul Bunyan's ax. Every time these two teams clash on the gridiron it means something. This year's game is played at the Metrodome, hopefully giving the Gophers some home-field advantage. I have a feeling that Tim Brewster will emphasize defending the Gophers' home (astro) turf.
Gopher Football Team Announces 2007 Team Captains
University of Minnesota head football coach Tim Brewster announced his choices for the 2007 Gopher football team captains. Brewster awarded senior center Tony Brinkhaus, senior tailback Amir Pinnix, senior linebackers Mike Sherels and John Shevlin, senior offensive tackle Steve Shidell and junior defensive end Willie VanDeSteeg with the honor of being Gopher captains. The job of being a Gopher football captain is a huge responsibility and each of the players will carry a certain burden on the team. The six captains will have a significant role in the success of the Gophers 2007 season. Let's hope these young leaders can bring home a Gopher Championship this year. The Gophers open their season against Bowling Green on Saturday, September 1st at the Metrodome in Minneapolis. Buy your Gopher tickets now and don't miss any of the Gopher Nation action!
Hammock Comes from Tradition, Has Work Cut Out for Him
With the hindsight that Minnesota Gopher football fans have on the pure greatness of Marion Barber III and Laurence Maroney, they can only hope that Tim Brewster's running backs coach Thomas Hammock can continue the high level of the Minnesota rushing game. Ironically, Hammock is coming over from Northern Illinois University which is the only other school besides Minnesota to have a running back gain 1,000 yards in the past eight seasons. Hammock might already be responsible for a solid NFL running back as the Chicago Bears drafted Garret Wolfe in the third round of this year's NFL Draft. Hammock coached Wolfe as the positions coach at Northern Illinois.
Dan Berezowitz Augmenting Gopher Nation
Minnesota Gophers head football coach Tim Brewster tries to work closely with his right-hand man in recruiting, Dan Berezowitz. Berezowitz, as recruiting coordinator, has taken Brewster's "Gopher Nation" plan seriously, as he is trying to "put a fence up" around Minnesota. His goal is to not let any local players with talent escape to other colleges around the nation, and he and the rest of the Minnesota Gophers coaching staff are doing this by keeping tabs on all 390 Minnesota high schools around the state.
"We use all the map systems and everyone has a GPS," Berezowitz said in an interview with the Gophers official website. "We're busy mapping out the best route between schools."
Tim Brewster and Dan Berezowitz want to go to the Rose Bowl, and they want it to be the whole state of Minnesota going with them, not just the Gophers. The Gophers want to represent the great state of Minnesota.
Big Illinois Game on Horizon
Looking at the Gopher Football Schedule there are a few games that should be of particular interest to Coach Tim Brewster. First and foremost, the University of Minnesota's homecoming football game against Illinois on Saturday, November 3 at the Hubert H Humphrey Metrodome will be shown in primetime with a 7 p.m. kickoff and will be broadcast in high-definition on the Big Ten Network.
The Minnesota-Illinois game will mark the first time the Gophers have faced Illinois since they shut them out 45-0 on October 23, 2004 at the Metrodome. Minnesota has won three straight against Illinois and six of the past seven in the series. The game will also mark the first meeting for new Gopher head coach Tim Brewster against his alma mater, Illinois. Brewster will want to put his best foot forward and try to win the big homecoming game for his Gopher Nation and to win bragging rights over his old friends in Illinois. Tickets to the Gopher Illinois game will be a hot item! Be sure to buy your Gopher football tickets early or you may be left out in the cold or even worse forced to sit in the nosebleed section of the Metrodome! Buy Gopher Football tickets today!
Matt Spaeth drafted by Pittsburgh Steelers
With all of the hype about which player the Minnesota Vikings were going to choose in the NFL draft, I think some Minnesota Gopher Football fans forgot to watch which local boys got picked. Well, I am happy to announce that Gopher tight end Matt Spaeth was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers as the 13th pick of the third round or 77th overall. Not bad for a kid from Minnesota. He is the 19th Gopher to be chosen in the NFL Draft in the past 10 years. This also marks the eighth straight season and the ninth time in the past 10 seasons that the Gophers have had a player selected in the NFL Draft.
Brewster Featured in Sporting News Magazine
One week after an exciting Spring Game, Tom Dienhart included Minnesota Golden Gopher Head Football Coach Tim Brewster in the latest issue of The Sporting News magazine. "Brewster is just what the program needs," say Dienhart, "He's a booster club president's dream, the ultimate flesh-presser who can't and won't be ignored -- especially when it comes to recruiting and selling his program." But Dienhart isn't the only one excited to see where Brewster takes the Golden Gophers, "He captivated me from the moment I met him," writes Dienhart about Minnesota Athletic Director Joel Maturi's reaction to Brewster.
Dienhart writes about Brewster's enthusiasm and continued faith in Gopher football, "We will win the Big Ten," said Brewster to Dienhart. An amazing and almost humorous statement, but Dienhart writes that Brewster says it can be done, "I want my team and the fans to be dreamers so we can do big things in the Great State of Minnesota."
With a new face, the Minnesota Golden Gopher Football Team has excitement that hasn't been seen for a while. Even the fans are excited! It's time to start thinking about being at the Metrodome to cheer on your Golden Gophers this fall, get your tickets now!
Gophers Football Spring Game
The University of Minnesota Gophers Football team welcomed a crowd of over 15,000 Gopher fans to the 2007 Spring Game. The Golden Gophers were in high fashion as they scored five touchdowns using quarterbacks Tony Mortensen and Adam Weber to complete a combined 17-of-28 passes for 178 yards.
The Gopher defense played strong all day, holding the offense to 391 total yards and an average of 5.4 yards per play. Dominique Barber led all Gophers with seven tackles, including two for a loss. He even forced a fumble. Dominique Barber is definitely going to be a star Gopher player that helps draw the fans into the HHH Metrodome. Keep your eyes on Barber, Gopher fans, I know the opposing teams' quarterback will be watching him like a hawk!
Minnesota starts the 2007 regular season on September 1, hosting Bowling Green at the Metrodome. Get your Gopher tickets now and be there to see the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers blast onto the field! Go Gophers! Go!
Saturday Game Details
With a new head coach, an entirely new coaching staff, and a new energy at spring practice, the Minnesota Golden Gopher football team is set to kick-off their season this Saturday April, 7th at the HHH Metrodome in Minneapolis. The doors open at 10:30 A.M., but for those wanting to show their true Minnesota Gopher pride, festivities begin at 9:00 A.M. The first annual Brew's Crew Tailgate Party, hosted by the University of Minnesota Goal Line Club, will kick off the events outside Gate D of the Metrodome. The Day of Event ticket cost is $15.00 and all proceeds go to support Golden Gopher Football. Bring the kids at 10:30 A.M. for concourse activities including an egg hunt, face painting, games and prizes. Stick around after the game for an autograph session with your Minnesota Golden Gopher Football players!
Gopher Football Game this Saturday
The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers Football Spring Game will be held this Saturday, April 7 at the Hubert H Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis at noon. The game will be broadcast live of FSN North, but Coach Brewster and the University football players are hoping for a good show of fan support at the dome.
With one final practice remaining before the Gopher Nation Celebration Spring Game, Coach Brewster let it be known that there is still plenty of room remaining for Gopher fans to jump on the wagon.
"We have to be in it together," Brewster said. "We all have to come together as one. The state of Minnesota needs to come together as one for us to get where we need to go and that is the challenge for people to show up Saturday. We need to come together as one. I don't have a number, but I would like to see a tremendous response to what we are doing. We have created excitement within this program without question."
GopherFootballTickets.com agrees that it is a great day to be a Gopher and we hope to see fans from every where showing up to support the team. Go Gophers!
2007 Schedule is GREAT!
I have never been as excited for the start of a Minnesota Golden Gophers Football season as I am for the start of the 2007 Season. The hiring of Tim Brewster as the new head coach and just as importantly the firing of "Fun Sucker" Glen Mason has me pumped for next year as well the future of Golden Gophers Football. If you are also fired up to cheer on the Golden Gophers as they start a new chapter, there are some great games to see this year at the HHH Metrodome. I would buy your tickets soon before the word gets out that Tim Brewster and the Minnesota Golden Gophers Football Team is for real.
Brewster Excitement Builds
The excitement and energy of head football coach Tim Brewster has not worn off. Brewster continues to push and inspire his players. He brought in Denver Broncos head coach, Mike Shanahan to speak to the team and he even brought in turf from Pasadena field. Brewster wants his team to have one goal, one vision...to win a Championship, to play like Champions. Brewster dreams big and is teaching his team and this state to dream big, too. He says we are playing for the state of Minnesota, the entire state, not just the University. Coach Tim Brewster is doing whatever it takes to change the mentality of Gopher Football and his players and fans are just as excited about it as he is.
Brewster made a few stops at local radio stations last week to get Gopher fans caught up on all things surrounding the Gopher Nation. While talking with KFAN's Power Trip Morning Show with Mike Morris, Brewster said:
"We had a great last two weeks of recruiting and our mission here at the University of Minnesota is to recruit the great state of Minnesota and each and every kid in the state of Minnesota that can help us win a Big Ten Championship. We want them to be Gophers. There are great coaches in this state. There are a lot more great players in this state and it all starts at home, and I am not going to give lip service to that. There has to be a tremendous trust, and we are working to gain that trust each and every day. Recruiting all starts at home."
Brewsters' infectious positive attitude is sure to bring Gophers Fans out to the Dome. Gopher Football Tickets should be a hot commodity this year and you won't want to miss one Gopher spirit filled game! Buy your Gopher tickets now!
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