Gophers add 24 to roster
Go behind the scenes of Gopher Football Signing Day.
Billy Glasscock is the Gophers' director of recruiting operations. Glasscock oversees the entire recruiting staff and is responsible for every aspect of recruiting, including official visits and walk-on recruiting. National recruiting analyst Tom Lemming named Glasscock as one of five national directors of operations of the year in 2014.
Glasscock was a recruiting operations assistant and assistant strength and conditioning coach at Northern Illinois for two years prior to joining the Minnesota staff. He has also coached at Arizona Western College and Joliet Junior College.
Glasscock holds a bachelor's degree from the United States Sports Academy.
He and his wife Amanda have twin daughters, Ava and Maddie.
THE GLASSCOCK FILE
2011-present: Minnesota - Director of Recruiting Operations
2010: Northern Illinois - Assistant Director of Football Operations
2009: Northern Illinois - Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach
2008: Arizona Western College - Wide Receivers/Passing Game Coordinator
2006-07: Joliet Junior College - Wide Receivers
2003-05: Joliet Junior College - Running Backs
2002: Joliet Junior College - Defensive Backs (won NJCAA National Championship)
Gophers Tackle B1G Media Days
The Gophers open fall camp on Friday, Aug. 5, but first there is the annual Big Ten media days and luncheon in Chicago.
Meet The Newcomers: Thomas Barber
This season, there is another Barber on campus, as freshman linebacker Thomas Barber will don the Maroon and Gold in the fall.
Meet The Newcomers: Vincent Calhoun
Get to know newcomer Vincent Calhoun whose favorite NFL player is Michael Oher. The two have more similarities than just their position.