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The History of Goldy Gopher
City/State: Minneapolis, MN
Alma Mater: Everlasting Student
CAREER NOTES: The most diverse and complete multi-sport athlete at the University of Minnesota Appears at over 500 outings and events a year Entertains young and old alike with shenanigan filled ways and humorous nature Often uses the trademark "Spin your head" to fire up crowds at various sporting events National Champion at the 2011 Universal Cheerleaders Association national championships in Orlando, Fla. Placed 3rd in 2009 2nd in the 2007 Capital One Bowl Mascot Challenge And 1st in the hearts of Gopher fans everywhere Pulled over 1,235,445 pranks last year Enjoys riding scooter and/or new T3 around the U of M campus and interacting with University students This ain't Goldy's first rodeo Goldy has won 17 cars thanks to golfing hole-in-one's, but has donated them all to the Showcase Showdown on the Price is Right This is Goldy's second rodeo Has the ability to crank out insane amount of pushups, once being sited to have beaten a University football player in a push up contest One of Goldy's favorite hobbies is to bowl, where he has a 300 average Earned a fourteen-star ranking on a scale created by Goldy Goldy was the 10th dentist that did not recommend Sensodyne Is excited to burrow new holes behind the scenes and underground at TCF bank stadium
HIGH SCHOOL: Goldy is a genius and did not attend high school, started directly at the collegiate level.
RECRUITING: Chosen by every coaching staff, fan, student, and Minnesotan to represent the University. Ranked #1 in his class and position by scout.com. Is/was all-conference, all-section, all-area, all-state, all-midwest, all-american.
PERSONAL: Born too long ago to remember Family member to every University of Minnesota student, staff, and faculty past or present Plans to attend the University until mascotting becomes a legitimate and respected major and field of study Goldy is an only child Goldy voted for Pedro
PERSONAL FRIENDS, ACQUAINTANCES, AND INFLUENCES: Minnesota Timberwolves "Crunch" Minnesota Wild's "Nordy" Minnesota Vikings "Viktor" Minnesota Twins "TC Bear" The gopher from Caddyshack The Hoff (Blake Hoffarber and David Hasselhoff) Resident Dog Walker for Pam Borton, Tubby Smith, Tim Brewster, and Don Lucia Joe, from Average Joe's Gymnasium Patches O'Houlihan Joe Mauer "Chunk" from the Goonies and his Truffle Shuffle Johnny Cash Coach Merilee Wait Minnesota Vikings QB Brett Favre Snoopy (he doesn't talk) Ron Burgundy (he does talk) The Cup Lance Armstrong Shaq Billy Mays (R.I.P) The creator of the Shamwow (It works wonders on Goldy's Fur) Eric Decker, CLC baby!
RIVALS AND ENEMIES: Bucky the Badger Herky the Hawk Sparty the Spartan