Minnesota Rumors & News

  • Daniel Faalele, at 6-8, 395 pounds, to play football for Gophers

    ESPN "If Minnesota coach P.J. Fleck is looking for someone to row the boat, he might hand his latest recruit the oar. Offensive lineman Daniel Faalele, a 6-foot-8, 395-pound lineman, committed to the Golden Gophers on Saturday night. The giant prospect is originally from Melbourne, Australia, and..." December 10

  • Ex-Gophers QB Demry Croft says he was unfairly suspended

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Demry Croft, the sophomore quarterback who after Saturday’s loss to Wisconsin asked Gophers coach P.J. Fleck for his release from the program, on Monday night said he’ll transfer from Minnesota and that he was falsely accused of damaging a door, which led to a suspension early in the..." November 28

  • Quarterback Demry Croft will not return to Gophers next season

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Gophers will have a new starting quarterback for P.J. Fleck’s second season at Minnesota. Demry Croft, a sophomore who started the final six games in 2017, will leave the program, a school spokesman confirmed Monday morning. "Demry asked Coach [P.J.] Fleck for his release after Saturday's..." November 27

  • Gophers coach P.J. Fleck receives contract extension but no added raise

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "The University of Minnesota and head football coach P.J. Fleck have agreed to a one-year contract extension through 2023, the school announced Wednesday morning. The extension needs Board of Regents approval at its Dec. 14-15 meetings in order to become official, the school added. In..." November 22